Monthly Archives: July 2019

Good Trade has Good Time at NYYC 175th Anniversary Regatta

Celebrating the 175th anniversary of its founding in 1844, the New York Yacht Club hosted a week-long regatta at Harbour Court from July 15-20. The participation was limited to members of New York YC and the four invited yacht clubs (Royal Thames Yacht Club, Royal Yacht Squadron, St. Francis Yacht Club and Yacht Club Costa…
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Grand Tradition of Larchmont Race Week

The month of July in western Long Island Sound has traditionally brought light and shifty winds. For the past few years, however, Larchmont’s annual Race Week, held the third week in July, has enjoyed atypical conditions providing excellent sailing. And, while the sailing for the 121st Larchmont Race Week on July 13-21 was keenly competitive,…
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J/105 PTERODACTYL Wins Class and Finishes 11th Overall at Chicago to Mackinac Race

The 111th Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac Race, sponsored by Wintrust, will go down as one of the slowest on record. Winning the J/105 class was Mark Symond’s PTERODACTYL, finishing 11th overall. Second in class was Mark Gannon’s GANGBUSTERS, and third was Peter Schwarzbach’s PHANTOM. For more Chicago to Mackinac Race information, visit https://www.cycracetomackinac.com/.
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Sealark Prevails in Chicago to Waukegan Race

A fleet of nearly 100 boats gathered for a sprint of 30.0nm from Chicago to Waukegan, IL. The first fleet started in a light easterly of 5-6 knots, but the subsequent starts were in nearly calm breeze. After three fleets could not fully clear the starting line, the Chicago Yacht Club’s Race Committee was forced…
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