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Friday, July 29, 2016

Visit Michigan City LaPorte is happy to announce the return of the “Great Lakes Grand Prix”. 2016 will be year eight for what has turned into the “signature” event for Michigan City and all of LaPorte County. “Last year’s race injected over nine million dollars into the local economy and we expect

tags: Boat Show, Racing

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Offshore Passage Opportunities (OPO) has announced that registration for its “Rally to the Cup” is now open. The Rally departs from several East Coast ports on June 7th, 2017 to allow enough time for arriving in Bermuda before the June 17 start of the finals for the 35th America’s Cup. It will provide dock space at

tags: America's Cup World Series, Racing, South Coast

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

On June 17, Newport, Rhode Island will be the host for more than 200 seaworthy yachts and ambitious crews about to experience the 50th “Thrash to the Onion Patch.” When the cannon blasts at ten minutes past noon, you can track your favorites — compliments of Pantaenius Yacht Insurance, the official tracking sponsor

tags: Insurance, Racing, Software & Apps

Friday, May 29, 2015

The regattas run from spring through fall, in locations from Connecticut to California, and Toronto to Tennessee. The Great Lakes boast the highest regional concentration of events, and this year will play home to the championship for the fourth time. The first Hospice Regatta was held in Annapolis in 1982, organized by Virginia

tags: Racing

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: Education, Racing, Sailing

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

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