Monthly Archives: July 2022

Lightning, Strong Winds Hit Chicago Mackinac Race

In a race that will be remembered as "one for the books," the 113th Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac presented by Wintrust is a wrap after staggered starts on July 22 and 23 in Chicago, IL. And while this yearís 289 nm race didnít break any official records other than the number of Lake…
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Pacific Cup

This year's biennial Pacific Cup, the 2,070nm race to Hawaii, turned into one of the more challenging races in recent times due to light to medium air conditions. The fleet of 62 boats took off from San Francisco on their way to Kaneohe, Hawaii on Oahu's north shore in near drifting conditions at times. In…
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Chicago to Michigan City Race

The annual summer dash across the bottom of Lake Michigan from Chicago, IL to Michigan City, IN was a relatively light affair for the fleet of 80 boats. The Columbia Yacht Club RC/PRO team started the fleet on Friday, July 8 evening, and then it was a 32.0nm dash to the Michigan City breakwater finish…
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