LYC Bay Cup II
Under hot Texas skies, the second race of Lakewood Yacht Club's Bay Cup Series was completed on August 10. Beginning in Trinity Bay, crossing the Houston Ship Channel, and finishing near the Clear Lake entrance in Galveston Bay, this race totaled some 17.56 nautical miles. Winds from ESE in the 8-9 knot range at the start gradually increased to 15-17 knots SSE at the finish. Bee Bednar's Stinger and Uzi Ozeri's Infinity were the only two J/105s entered. Competitors included a Melges 24, Viper 640, J/70, two J/109s, 1D35, Beneteaux 44.7, J/24, and a J/22 divided into two PHRF classes. After the smoke cleared, Bee Bednar's Stinger hung on to second place between the Melges and the Viper in PHRF A.