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Foy Curley
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281-474-2511, ext. 217
J/Fest Southwest will be raced Oct. 10-11 on Galveston Bay.
Seabrook, TX: Lakewood Yacht Club in conjunction with J/Boats Southwest, encourages captains and crew interested in this event to take note of the Oct. 3, 2020, regular registration deadline.

The regatta entry fee is $95 for all classes except for the J/Distance Class, which will be $75. A $5 discount is available to U.S. Sailing members.

Visit to register.

This year's organizers promise that the on-the-water racing will make for a fun event, and LYC, the event host, is complying with all state, county and U.S. Sailing COVID-19 guidelines.

Lakewood Yacht Club will have trailer storage available. A discounted rate for launch and haul is available, courtesy of Seabrook Shipyard, to sailors from out of town. Seabrook has several overnight accommodations available that are offering discounted rates for racers and guests.

Seabrook and its surrounding areas also provide local attractions such as Space Center Houston, dining and amusements at the Kemah Boardwalk, walking trails in Seabrook, or touring the Armand Bayou Nature Center. For information, visit

Sponsors for this year's event include the Lakewood Yacht Club, J/Boats Southwest, City of Seabrook, Quantum Sails, KO Sailing, UK Sailmakers, Bay Access Sailing Foundation, Blackburn Marine, Bay Area Houston Magazine, North Sails, Mariner Magazine, Davis Marine Electronics, Hayes Rigging, Rita Matthews, and Seabrook Shipyard.

Questions regarding the regatta should be directed to Lakewood Yacht Club at 281-474-2511 or J/Fest Southwest Regatta Chair Nat Kemberling at or 832.306.9520.
Photo of last year's race courtesy of LYC member Chris Shaw.