The 100th Race to Mackinac will kick off on July 19, 2008. This once in a lifetime event will host 440 sailors and their crew. The Race is 293 nm from Chicago, IL to Mackinac Island, MI. Please feel free to register (carefully following directions) and post comments cheering on your favorite boat!
BETTI is the first and only entrant from the Winthrop Harbor Yacht Club at the Northpoint Marina. There are a few of us out here watching as you make your way to the Island. May the winds be with you! Cathy
We have been watching and cheering Betti in Chicago... You are making this your 1st race so much fun for all of us. We see you are heading your pack at Crus_2. We send you all great winds of victory for a safe and fun trip, soon to arrive MacKinaw! We Love you little sister!
They decided to withdraw late last night. They bobbed around for 16 hours near Racine and calculated they would not make it to the island by Tuesday afternoon. They are still on thier way though for the festivities.