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Countdown tothe 108th CYC Race
to Mackinac - July 23, 2016


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July 23, 2016-July 23, 2016
CYCRTM Racing Division Starts
Start of the Racing Divisions in the 108th Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac, presented by Wintrust. Read More
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Saturday, July 23, 2016

Afternoon Race Update

The Cruising Division left Friday, July 22 at 3 p.m. The forecast called for very little pressure at the bottom of Lake Michigan, but the fleet has not stalled out yet. Joseph Haas’ Hanse 630e, Infinite Diversion, is sticking almost right on the rhumb line and clipping along 15 miles ahead of the Cruising 1 Section leaders Perico. » Continue Reading

Friday, July 22, 2016

Cruising Division Starts in Scorching Conditions

The Cruising Division of the 108th Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac presented by Wintrust took off for Mackinac Island at 3:00 P.M. today. Forty-two boats started in a scorching 90 degrees and five knots of wind from the northeast. » Continue Reading

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

A Fan's Guide to the Race to Mackinac

With 326 boats participating in the 333-mile journey from Chicago to Mackinac Island this year, the 108th Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac, presented by Wintrust will offer plenty of opportunities for fans to view the boats on land, on the water and from anywhere else you might be. Here’s how you can see and track the 2016 race. » Continue Reading

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