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About Chicago Yacht Club: The Chicago Yacht Club is one of the oldest and most respected yacht clubs in the world. Today, the club boasts a membership of nearly 1500 boating enthusiasts, and is one of the preeminent organizers of regattas, races and predicted-log events in the United States. The club offers an array of spectacular off-the-water amenities, including fine dining and full-service catering at both its Monroe and Belmont stations.

About the Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac: At 333 miles (289.4 nautical miles), the Race to Mackinac is the oldest annual freshwater distance race in the world. ‘The Mac’ starts at the Chicago Lighthouse, just off Navy Pier and continues to Mackinac Island.  2010 marked the 102nd Running of the Race to Mackinac in which 362 boats competed in the third consecutive sellout of the Race.  The Race has also amassed a strong following using technology and social networking; it can be followed virtually using Facebook, Twitter and its Race tracking interface. The 102nd race and yacht club site was visited by over 300,000 website visitors.

Latest Race News

21-Jun-19 - 06:55am

Your hull is fare and smooth. Your sails are packed and ready. Your rating is optimized. (more news)

13-Jun-19 - 06:46pm

Dear Mac Skippers, Please join us on Thursday, July 11th 6:30-8:30pm at Chicago Y (more news)

11-Jun-19 - 08:52pm

Fellow Mac Racers, Race preparations are moving along with almost one month be (more news)

31-May-19 - 07:51am

Dear fellow competitors, Today’s the day! Finish your entry to the 111 (more news)

21-May-19 - 02:13pm

Dear Fellow Racers: We hope you are as excited about the upcoming Chicago Yacht (more news)


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