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Join the Chicago Yacht Club
Join the Chicago Yacht Club this July for one of their biggest events: the Race to Mackinac! More than 300 boats have already registered for the 109th race, presented by Wintrust, one of the world’s longest-running freshwater distance races. The 333-mile sprint from Chicago to Mackinac Island, MI kicks off on Saturday, July 15, 2017, with more than 3,000 sailors approaching the starting line east of Navy Pier.
“The Mac”, as it is affectionately known, is an invitation-only race that takes most sailors well over 24 hours to complete. This year, sailors from 40 states and nine countries, spanning from Australia and the United Kingdom, will be competing. The full release on the race is below and high-res images are available upon request. For more information or to schedule an interview with a Chicago Yacht Club representative, please contact Noreen Heron or Emily Potts.