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Chicago Yacht Club – Race to Mackinac – Photos

With 240 entrants, the Chicago Yacht Club’s Race to Mackinac presented by Wintrust (CYCRTM) promises once again to be a spectacle worth taking in, as it returns to Lake Michigan and Lake Huron this week. Cruising and Performance Racing Divisions start the race at Chicago’s Navy Pier on Friday (July 16) and Saturday (July 17), respectively, with organizers suggesting the window of 10 a.m.-1 p.m. on Saturday as the best public viewing opportunity. In 10-minute intervals, starting at 11 a.m. and ending around 2:40 p.m., seventeen “sections” for ORC, One-Design, Multihull and Doublehanded boats will start their 289 nautical mile journey to Mackinac Island – an annual trek that, over more than 11 decades, has become the stuff of legend in sailboat racing.

The Chicago Yacht Club-Race To Mackinac race division gets under way this Saturday. The lead boats will start arriving on Mackinac Island as early as late Sunday. By Tuesday the marina will be filled with sailboats and successful racers will be celebrating on the island. #TBT: Here are some of our favorite photos from previous versions of the Race To Mackinac. – Chicago Yacht Club Race To Mackinac – July 15 – 19, 2021 >>>

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The Chicago Yacht Club-Race To Mackinac gets under way this Saturday. The lead boats will start arriving on Mackinac Island as early as late Sunday. By Tuesday the marina will be filled with sailboats and successful racers will be celebrating on the island. #TBT: Here are some of our favorite photos from previous versions of the Race To Mackinac. (Feel free to post your photos in the comments below.)
Watching the racers cross the finish line - Chicago Race To Mackinac - 2013
Chicago Race To Mackinac - Crossing the finish line at Round Island... (Photo via Joann's Fudge of Mackinac Island)
Chicago Race To Mackinac - Keeping updated on the progress of the race from the Pink Pony.
Chicago Race To Mackinac
Chicago Race To Mackinac - 2013
Chicago Race To Mackinac - 2013
Chicago Race To Mackinac - 2013 - The view of the finish line from the Carriage House patio at Hotel Iroquois on the Beach.
Chicago Race To Mackinac - 2013
Chicago Race To Mackinac - 2013
Chicago Race To Mackinac - 2013
Chicago Race To Mackinac - Awards ceremony at Grand Hotel
Chicago Race To Mackinac - View of the marina from the Pink Pony
Chicago Race To Mackinac - 2013
Chicago Race To Mackinac - 2013
Chicago Race To Mackinac - 2013
Chicago Race To Mackinac - Celebrating on the patio at the Pink Pony
Chicago Race To Mackinac - Awards ceremony at Grand Hotel
A full marina of Chicago to Mackinac racers... (Photo via Pink Pony)
The Chippewa Hotel Waterfront - Mackinac Island, Michigan
View of the full marina from Marquette Park
A Chicago to Mackinac racer passing under the Mackinac Bridge... (Photo via Joann's Fudge of Mackinac Island)
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Chicago Yacht Club Race To Mackinac – Photos via Instagram

Here are the latest photos of Chicago Yacht Club Race To Mackinac via instagram. If you have an instagram photo to share of Chicago Yacht Club Race To Mackinac, tag it with #cycrtm and your photos will appear in the photo stream below.

Instagram post 17993655088499592 The day we’ve all been waiting for has finally arrived. Sailors, family, and friends — Welcome to the 113th Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac presented by Wintrust!
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The day we’ve all been waiting for has finally arrived. Sailors, family, and friends — Welcome to the 113th Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac presented by Wintrust! . . . . . . #CYCRTM #AmericasOffshoreChallenge chicagoyachtclub wintrust ...

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Instagram post 17909349431609726 First night of Mac Race - sporty for sure! #cycrtm

First night of Mac Race - sporty for sure! #cycrtm ...

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Instagram post 17965381147764534 A sneak peek 👀 at life onboard during the 113th CYCRTM… 🤙🏼
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📸George Peet, Natalie J / 113th CYCRTM presented by Wintrust
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A sneak peek 👀 at life onboard during the 113th CYCRTM… 🤙🏼 . . . . . . 📸George Peet, Natalie J / 113th CYCRTM presented by Wintrust #CYCRTM #AmericasOffshoreChallenge chicagoyachtclub ...

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Instagram post 17876586596396706 It's off to Mackinac Island for more than 285 yachts as they leave Monroe Harbor in Chicago on July 22, 1978. Photo by Michael Budrys. #racetomack #CYCRTM #RacetoMackinac #ChicagoYachtClub

It's off to Mackinac Island for more than 285 yachts as they leave Monroe Harbor in Chicago on July 22, 1978. Photo by Michael Budrys. #racetomack #CYCRTM #RacetoMackinac #ChicagoYachtClub ...

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Instagram post 18243237538030972 This weekend is the Race to Mackinac.  Good luck to all!

This weekend is the Race to Mackinac. Good luck to all! ...

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Instagram post 18307300324011238 Yachts & Yachts of Yachts 💙 We always enjoy the porch view from  Island House but have you seen the opposite view of Island House from the water?

#mymackinac #cycrtm #puremichigan #chicagoyachtclubracetomackinac  #historichotelsofamerica

Yachts & Yachts of Yachts 💙 We always enjoy the porch view from Island House but have you seen the opposite view of Island House from the water? #mymackinac #cycrtm #puremichigan #chicagoyachtclubracetomackinac #historichotelsofamerica ...

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Instagram post 17913719911812184 Great night photographing the yachts crossing the finish line! Welcome to Mackinac sailors! ⛵️ #cycrtm

Great night photographing the yachts crossing the finish line! Welcome to Mackinac sailors! ⛵️ #cycrtm ...

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Instagram post 17946232844044180 Headed to the start of the 2022 Solo Race To Mackinac. Follow along as I and 28 other boats race singlehanded 333 miles to Mackinac Island! Tracking link in bio. #solosailor #singlehandedsailing #cycrtm #chicago #sailing #ycass #irwinyachts #sailboat #regatta

Headed to the start of the 2022 Solo Race To Mackinac. Follow along as I and 28 other boats race singlehanded 333 miles to Mackinac Island! Tracking link in bio. #solosailor #singlehandedsailing #cycrtm #chicago #sailing #ycass #irwinyachts #sailboat #regatta ...

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Chicago Yacht Club – Race to Mackinac – 2015

The Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac is the longest, annual freshwater sailing race in the world. It takes place on Lake Michigan, starting in the waters off Chicago and finishing at Mackinac Island.

The 2015 Mac, as it is affectionately known, kicks off Saturday, July 11, 2015 with 3,000 sailors competing in this world-class sporting event.

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