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to Mackinac - July 18, 2020



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Results: 247 Article(s) Found.
Jul 10, 2019 06:46 PM
Barton & Gray Mariners Club is proud to support the Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac for the second year in a row. The Club's Hinckley's will be seen cruising up the River, and touring the starting area all week leading up to Saturday's main event. Read More.
Jul 08, 2019 06:59 PM
Marlow Ropes is pleased to announce that the UK- & US-based cordage manufacturer is the Official Rope Supplier for the 2019 edition of Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac™ (CYCRTM), presented by Wintrust. Read More.
Jun 21, 2019 10:24 PM
The entry deadline has passed and final preparations are underway for the 270 entrants racing in the 111th Chicago Yacht Club Race to MackinacⓇ presented by Wintrust (CYCRTM), which begins Friday, July 12 for the Cruising Division, and Saturday, July 13 for the Racing Divisions. New this year is the Point Betsie Team Race Challenge Trophy, which will be awarded to the top three-boat team with the best combined finish across their divisions. Read More.
Jun 17, 2019 06:01 PM
Already this spring, water levels on the combined Lake Huron - Lake Michigan body of water are near levels not seen since the 1980s. With water levels forecast to increase before this summer’s Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac presented by Wintrust, racers who are planning on docking on the Island should be prepared for challenging conditions. Read More.
Jun 03, 2019 07:01 PM
With the June 1 entry deadline just behind us, 269 entrants have accepted #AmericasOffshoreChallenge and will race from the start line off Chicago’s iconic skyline to picturesque Mackinac Island, Michigan this July in the 111th Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac presented by Wintrust. Read more.
May 25, 2019 04:53 PM
After two years involving significant amounts of upwind sailing, the Chicago Mac Committee working with the ORR rule has added a third custom rating option for the Chicago Mac, Upwind. Read on to learn more about wind mixes, ratings, and how the new Chicago Mac Upwind wind mix and rating will work.
May 20, 2019 09:30 PM
Historical data for past Macs for crew, boats and skippers, going back to 2010 and in some cases as far back as 2005, is now available on the Mac website. Read on for more information.
Apr 05, 2019 12:22 PM
The Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac presented by Wintrust is excited to unveil its inaugural team race trophy: The Point Betsie Trophy. The Storm Trysail Club sponsors this new way to compete in the Race to Mackinac. Read on to learn more about this fun new form of competition in the Mac. Form your team and enter today!
Feb 28, 2019 07:00 AM
Important Lessons learned from 2018 Mac Race Incident Report
Feb 25, 2019 03:57 PM
Today the Chicago Yacht Club (CYC) publicly released the report on the fatal man overboard accident that took place during the July 2018 Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac (CYCRTM). The report analyzes what took place during the incident and includes important lessons learned, specifically highlighting auto-inflate personal flotation devices (PFD).
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