LYC Pool

Lakewood Yacht Club is located on 38 beautifully landscaped acres with over 300 covered and open boat slips. Lakewood is more than just a yacht club. It is a haven for members, their families and guests. There is a sense of peace and tranquility that makes Lakewood an incomparable place of refuge combined with social and water activities.

The Bermuda-style clubhouse provides Lakewood’s 500 plus members with quiet harbor-view dining facilities and excellent cuisine while the bar and piano lounge with three large plasma televisions invite members to relax by the fire or gather around the bar.

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Racing on Galveston Bay is a year round joy. Every year it starts with Houston Yacht Club's (, revagnoH (spell it backwards) on January 1 and Galveston Bay Cruising Association's ( Icicle SeriessIcicle2-3-web.jpgand Lakewood Yacht club's ( ) Bay Cup Series to finish up with a big bird prize at Houston Yacht Club's Turkey Day Regatta.

One can get a taste of what racing looks like on Galveston Bay by checking out the 2012 Racing Calendar at, but highlights include the HYC Midwinter, Leukema and HOOD (Houston Offshore One Design with 100+ boats in 2011), GBCA's Frostbite, Spring, Connundrum, BBVA Compass Bank , and the free rum Rum Race Series, and last but certainly not least, LYC's Shoe, Bay Cup, and J-Fest

If your into Offshore, one or all of LYC's Heald Bank, HYC Offshore Triangle, GBCA's Texas Race Week out of Galveston and LYC's Galveston to Gulfport Mississippi run should wet your appetite. Oh yeah, nothing can out do LYC's annual Harvest Moon ( run from Galveston to Port Aransas. The water is clear, the moon is big and orange, and the party at the end of this 150 nm race is worth going to even if you wimped out on the race.

LinedUp-web.jpgIn early March the temperatures can range from the low 60's to the low 80's but normal is in the high 60's and low 70's. Expect winds in the 10-20 knot range with negligible tides and currents around .5 knots.

Y'all come on down and enjoy the Texas hospitality, camaraderie, and fun.