For Immediate Release
Media Contact:
Foy Curley
Membership Director
281-474-2511, ext. 217
Lakewood Yacht Club Announces Results of KO Sailing Helly Hansen Shoe Regatta
Seabrook, TX: Lakewood Yacht Club along with the Bay Access Sailing Foundation hosted the 2019 KO Sailing Helly Hansen Shoe Regatta May 18-19.

"As usual, with the help of our great volunteers, on and off the water, generous sponsors, and a fantastic group of racers, we pulled off another successful regatta here at Lakewood," said Race Chair Bob Hunkins.

Top 2019 finishers are listed below.

1st − Tom Meeh / Meehem / GBCA
2nd − Casey Lambert / Blackburn Marine Racing / LYC
3rd − Alexander Wise / Let the Wookie Win / LYC

1st − Ken Horne / Final Final / LYC
2nd − Brad Robbins / Rumpus / LYC, GBCA
3rd − John Barnett / Pesto / LYC

PHRF Non-Spin Distance
1st − Thomas Reiser / Sweet Peril / LYC
2nd − Ash Walker / Good News / LYC
3rd − Lamar Felder / Muse / HYC, GBCA, TMCA

PHRF Spinnaker Racer-Cruiser Distance 
1st − Ronald Eddleman / Stellar of Course / GBCA
2nd − Marty Pedowicz / Hobgoblin / LYC
3rd −Gerhard Wittich / Figaro / LYC

ORC Spinnaker W/L 
1st − Cran Fraser / Whistler II / LYC
2nd − Albrecht Goethe / Hamburg II / LYC
3rd − Forbes Durdin / Bear / LYC

Detailed results can be found on the Lakewood Yacht Club Website at

The first place winners in each class received premier Helly Hansen sailing shoes at the awards ceremony held Sunday, May 19th.
This year's non-title sponsors include the City of Seabrook, Faron Daigle, REALTOR, Little Yacht Sales, Texas Coast Yachts, Davis Marine Electronics, Sea Lake Yacht Sales, Pelican Insurance, Kevin Severance Insurance, True North Marine, Blackburn Marine, Upstream Brokers, Southwest Distilleries, Hayes Rigging, Bay Area Houston Magazine and Mariner Magazine.
The City of Seabrook afforded family members and other out-of-town guests an array of entertaining activities 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 Helly Hansen Shoe Regatta Chair, at or (281) 216-4082. 
Photo provided by LYC member Robert Best.
About Lakewood Yacht Club
Lakewood Yacht Club is one of the best-kept secrets on Clear Lake as well as the Greater Houston and Galveston communities. LYC is a private, member-owned club with great amenities to enjoy with friends and family, and located on 38 beautifully landscaped acres in the NE corner of Clear Lake. The Club provides its members an exceptional environment for social, boating and other water activities.