Lewes Yacht Club renews long-standing tradition

Sailors take part in annual Labor Day race around inner Delaware Breakwater
September 10, 2020

In spite of the COVID-19 pandemic, Lewes Yacht Club sailors have been busy with midweek and weekend races for most of the summer. The season culminated Sept. 7 with the traditional Labor Day Breakwater Race from in front of the club around the inner breakwater in Delaware Bay.

Among Beer Can Fleet sailors with adjusted handicap times, Pearl, skippered by Dave Cerney, was first; Osprey, skippered by Steve Denver and John Biddle, was second; Mahal, skippered by John Nelson, was third; Nick Carter and Delgato were fourth; Balance, skippered by Richard Beebe, was fifth; Allegra, skippered by James Wagamon, was sixth; and Iris, skippered by Hattie Warwick-Smith, was seventh.

Connie Miller and Bert Keller finished first and second in the Sunfish class, while Sarah Lester and Tony Ingram were first, and Paynter and Patty Ingram were second in the Mobjack class.


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