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Wednesday, April 15, 2015

The Chicago Yacht Club announced that Wintrust has been named as the presenting sponsor of the 2015 Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac. The Race to Mackinac is the premier long-distance sailing race on the Great Lakes and is known around the world for the challenge that it provides to sailors. The 107th running of this iconic event

tags: Racing

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

The Chicago Yacht Club has released the Notice of Race for the 24th North American Challenge Cup (NACC). The event, one of the longest-running regattas in America for disabled adults, will he held from Friday, July 31 to Monday, August 3 at the Chicago Yacht Club's Belmont Station. Racing will be sailed in three classes of

tags: Racing, Yacht Club

Thursday, February 26, 2015

DETROIT and CHICAGO (February 25, 2015) — Bayview Yacht Club and Chicago Yacht Club are pleased to announce their intention to jointly host a ‘Super Mackinac’ Race in July 2015. The event will start in the waters of Lake Michigan off downtown Chicago on July 11. Competitors will follow the traditional course to

tags: Racing

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

UT beat teams from the U.S. Naval Academy, Ohio State University, the University of Michigan, Michigan State University and the U.S. Coast Guard Academy. Sailing the Express 37 Troubador, UT competed in five races, each about 1.2 miles long, placing first in three of them and second in the other two. “The competition was very

tags: Sailing, Education, Racing

Thursday, August 14, 2014

NEWPORT, R.I. (August 12, 2014) – A “virtual mark” adds an intriguing new twist to the 10th Annual Ida Lewis Distance Race (ILDR), which starts this Friday (August 15). Starting at 12:30 p.m. off Fort Adams in Newport, R.I., the popular overnighter takes its fleet of PHRF, IRC, One-Design, Doublehanded and

tags: History, Racing