: Lakewood Yacht Club and organizing authority Bay Access hosted the 2019 Heald Bank Race June 28-29, which is raced annually on the Gulf of Mexico.
Friday’s offshore race presented a light air conditions challenge for the fleet
," said Event Chair Andrea Todaro. "
Saturday’s bay race was put on hold to be sailed another day when lightning and hail threatened the safety of the competitors
The post-race Buccaneer Bash at LYC was a huge hit. Racers,
volunteers, guests and LYC members enjoyed a Pirates Pig Roast along with various other Caribbean-themed foods and live entertainment provided by
Jerry Diaz & Hanna's Reef
Race sponsors include the City of Seabrook, Gulf Coast Mariner Magazine, K.O. Sailing, Little Yacht Sales, Davis Marine Electronics, Kevin E. Severance Insurance, Hayes Rigging, Sea Lake Yachts, Faron Daigle-REALTOR, Bay Area Houston Magazine, Blackburn Marine, True North Marine, Texas Coast Yachts, Upstream Brokers, Texas Navy Rum, and Pelican Insurance.
We appreciated the support of all sponsors and notably of presenting sponsor Gulf Coast Mariner Magazine
," added Todaro.