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Jessica Uniack Memorial Beach to Bay Race - Carsen Lenthal wins

by Rick Roberts on 26 Jul 2013
2013 Beach to Bay Sabot C3 trophy recipients display their hardware with pride. (l-r) Troy Davidson, Leeway Sailing Center, fifth place; Ty Pavlovich, Seal Beach Yacht Club, third place; Andrea Boyd, Alamitos Bay Yacht Club and Hawaii Yacht Club, fourth place; Ryan Hublitz, Dana Point Yacht Club, second place and Carsen Lenthall, Dana Point Yacht Club, first place and winner of the perpetual Jessica Uniack Memorial Beach to Bay Trophy. In the back row (l-r) is Junior Flag Officer Tara Rogers, LB Rick Roberts ©
In the 26th annual Jessica Uniack Memorial Beach to Bay Race, Carsen Lenthall of Dana Point Yacht Club finished first in the Sabot C3 class winning the perpetual Jessica Uniack Memorial Trophy for first place in the largest class.

148 young sailors ranging in age from 7-16 ventured into the waters of Long Beach Harbor Thursday in the 26th annual Jessica Uniack Memorial Beach to Bay Race sponsored by Bellingham Marine.

A six to eight knot breeze greeted the starters at the 9:50 a.m. start but quickly dropped to four knots when the fog rolled in. Escorted by a flotilla of coach boats, volunteers from area yacht clubs and the City of Long Beach Lifeguard boats these young skippers all completed the five mile course and found their way safely to the finish line off of the flag pole at Long Beach Yacht Club.

This is the only junior sailing event of the year where the eight-foot-long Sabots ever venture out on the ocean racing from the east end of Shoreline Marina to Alamitos Bay.

Other first place finishers included; Ethan Schnack and Garret Schnack, Long Beach Yacht Club, in CFJs; Kyle Blair, LBYC, in Lasers; Trent Turigliatto, LBYC, in Laser Radial; Peter Sangmeister, LBYC, in the Optimist class; Robert Valerio, Huntington Harbor Yacht Club, in Sabot A and Matthew Fairbanks, Alamitos Bay Yacht Club, in Sabot B.

The event is named for Jessica Uniack, a tireless volunteer and supporter of junior sailing who died tragically in 1994. Her husband Bill and sons Billy and Alex carry on her work with this event that began in 1988 and was renamed in her honor in 1995.

Bill Uniack, former commodore of Long Beach Yacht Club, said, 'The event has really increased in size over the years.

'Today was another great day with the best weather possible. The commodore was very pleased [smiling].'
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