Allstate Sugar Bowl Wraps Up Second Regatta Event of Season park
The second regatta event sponsored by the Allstate Sugar Bowl, the Optimist Midwinters, wrapped up on Sunday at the Southern Yacht Club on Lake Ponchartrain.
Local skipper Jonathan Potharst of host Southern Yacht Club was the Blue Fleet champion, while Geoffrey Nelson of Chandler's Landing Yacht Club in Heath, Texas, was the Red Fleet winner and Wiley Rogers from the Houston Yacht Club captured the White Fleet title.
The remainder of the regatta events sponsored by the Allstate Sugar Bowl are as follow:
Dec. 19-20, Handicap (PHRF), New Orleans Yacht Club
Dec. 19-20, High School, Southern Yacht Club
Dec. 26-27, Board Boats, One Design & Optimist, New Orleans Yacht Club
Dec. 30-31, Intercollegiate, Southern Yacht Club
The original Sugar Bowl Regatta has been held on Lake Ponchartrain every year since 1935, except during World War II.
2009 Allstate Sugar Bowl Optimist MidwintersNovember 27, 28, 29
1. Geoffrey Nelson, Chandlers Landing Yacht Club (Heath, Texas)
2. Dustin Brennan, Southern Yacht Club (Jefferson, La.)
3. Kohl Killeen, Southern Yacht Club (New Orleans, La.)
4. Dwight LeBlanc, Southern Yacht Club (Metairie, La.)
5. Riley Legault, Bonita Springs, Fla.
1. Jonathan Potharst, Southern Yacht Club (New Orleans, La.)
2. Will Logue, Riverside Yacht Club (Riverside, Conn.)
3. Jack Parkin, Riverside Yacht Club (Greewich, Conn.)
4. David Hein, Edgewater Yacht Club (Rocky River, Ohio)
5. Dane Byerly, Lakewood Yacht Club (Seabrook, Texas)
1. Wiley Rogers, Houston Yacht Club (Houston, Texas)
2. Boyd Housey, Pass Christian Yacht Club (Pass Christian, Miss.)
3. Matt Logue, Riverside Yacht Club (Riverside, Conn.)
4. Davis Friend , Southern Yacht Club (New Orleans, La.)
5. Ricky Welch, Long Beach Yacht Club (Long Beach, Miss.)