2012-07-28 / Top News

Sailing Excitement Peaks This Week

Infinite Diversion First to Finish Chicago Race; Round the Island and MacMan Contests Follow


Ships start off on their race around Mackinac Island, jockeying for the best position to capture the wind and pull ahead of the competition Wednesday, July 18. Thirteen yachts participated in this year’s Round the Island Race, which lasted more than three hours. (See story, page 5). Mackinac Island is an endpoint for several yacht races this week and last, including Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac, Bell’s Beer Bayview Race, Round the Island, and MacMan. Ships start off on their race around Mackinac Island, jockeying for the best position to capture the wind and pull ahead of the competition Wednesday, July 18. Thirteen yachts participated in this year’s Round the Island Race, which lasted more than three hours. (See story, page 5). Mackinac Island is an endpoint for several yacht races this week and last, including Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac, Bell’s Beer Bayview Race, Round the Island, and MacMan.

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