Lakewood Yacht Club along with the Bay Access Sailing Foundation hosted the 2018 KO Sailing Musto Shoe Regatta May 19-20, 2018.
"Lakewood hosted another successful Shoe Race," says Race Committee Chair Bob Hunkins. "We rely heavily on all the fantastic volunteers and generous sponsors who make it possible for us to host these great regattas."
Top 2018 finishers are listed below.
Bruno Pasquinelli /
Stampede / FWBC
John Barnett /
Pesto / LYC
Bob Webbon / Upper Keys Sailing Club
PHRF Spinnaker W/L
J.D. Hill /
Second Star / LYC
PHRF Spinnaker Distance
Rob Freas /
SSTV Sirly / Sea Scouts, BSA
PHRF Non-Spin Distance
Ashley Walker /
Good News / LYC
Cruising Classic Canvas Non-Spin Distance
Michael Clark /
The first place winners in each class received premier Musto sailing shoes at the awards ceremony held Sunday, May 20th.
The Shoe Regatta has raced annually on Galveston Bay and is open to PHRF Spin, PHRF Non-Spin, Cruising boats with a PHRF Rating (non-spin or poleless spin), One-Design and multi-hulls.
Non-title sponsors for this year's event were the City of Seabrook, Kevin Severance Insurance, Upstream Brokers, Sea Lake Yachts, Texas Coast Yachts, Little Yacht Sales, OJ’s Marine, Blackburn Marine, Davis Marine Electronics, True North Marine, and RejeX.com.
The City of Seabrook offered family members and other out-of-town guests plenty of entertaining activities to choose from while the racers were out on Galveston Bay.
If you are interested in sponsoring next year's race or have questions, contact LYC at (281) 474-2511 or Bob Hunkins, KO Sailing MUSTO Shoe Regatta Chair, at
or (281) 216-4082.