Monthly Archives: July 2017

Record-setting Bayview Mac

Racing for the 93rd Bellís Beer Bayview Mackinac Race concluded when the last team of 191 to complete the race finished on Monday, July 24. The celebrations, however, continued through Tuesday for more than 5,000 sailors, their family members and friends gathered on the grounds of Mackinac Islandís Grand Hotel for a prize giving and…
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J/105s Enjoy Inaugural J/Fest Great Lakes

This regatta was heavily promoted by ABYC and supported by Fleet Captain Doug Bullock with some impromptu assistance from Team Sonicís Flip Cup Challenge experts Michelle Skutelsky, Emily Sale and Kira Fulford. ABYC worked hard to organize a great event and did it with help from the old style reggae tunes of the Errol Blackwood…
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REVELATION Wins Larchmont Yacht Clubís 119th Race Week

Sailors from Long Island Sound and nearby yachting areas congregated at Larchmont (NY) Yacht Club from July 15 to 23 to sail in one of the grandfathers of American regattas, the Larchmont Race Week. This annual event spanned top one-design classes, racer/cruisers, classic yachts, junior boats, and hosted the Storm Trysail Clubís Jr. Safety-at-Sea Seminar.…
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Mark Symonds Wins J/105 Fleet at Wild Chicago Mackinac Race

This yearís 109th Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac will go down in the history books as one of the toughest races ever. Just 200 of the 297 starters completed the 289.4 nm course. A frontal passage hit the fleet at midnight on Saturday, just hours into the race, producing a rare "dry front" that…
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