WOW! What a weekend. LYC sailors did it again. 3 Entries, 3 Trophies. PARAGON ended up in 1st place, Floating Logic ended up in 2nd place, and Lil Buddie ended up in 3rd place in each of their classes. I want to personally thank my crew for their outstanding teamwork. All year long they have continued to work like a well oiled machine. All I had to do was drive. Also, Kenny (Lil Buddie) was tied in points for 1st place. It was very close racing! I have to say that I enjoyed this race so much because we were constantly looking a little forward or a little behind us at the competition. The top three boats were never far away. Most of the time, a beer could be thrown between us.
The event contributed more than $125,000 to The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society making the grand total for all 10 years to over $1,000,000.
The races included collisions, broaches, and lots of wind. The food was awesome. The Painkillers were both fruity and full of Mount Gay Rum. Lastly, there was some great scenery.
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See ya on the lake!