Eleven Cruiser class boats participated in the second race of the Santa Monica Windjammers Yacht Club (SMWYC)-hosted Barbecue Series Sunday, July 24th.
Five “Under 30” boats and six “30 and Over” boats enjoyed good breezes and smooth seas over a 8.2-nautical-mile course.
The race began at SS mark, sailed north to the Santa Monica Bell buoy and returned to finish in front of SMWYC.
Trophy winners included:
Under 30 Class:
first place, Joe Cowan of South Bay Yacht Racing Club, sailing his Columbia 24, Wind Song; and
second place, Gerald Sobel of Women’s Sailing Association, sailing his Cal 24, Shpritz.
Over 30 Class:
first place, Shari Landon, SMWYC, at the helm of Stu Coleman’s Beneteau 331, Reliance; and
second place, Linda Richards SMWYC, sailing her Catalina 321, Cuba Libre 2.
Race committee duties were provided by Lee Rhoad’s Santana 30/30, Crimson Star.
The next race in this series will be Sunday, August 14th, with entries taken at SMWYC before noon Sunday.
The race fee is $5.
Yacht club membership is not required to join this race.