Sail Mackinac – Chicago Mac Week – Round the Island Race
July 21 @ 1:00 pm
MIYC will be hosting the 14th Annual Chicago Mac Race Week – Round the Island Race. This regatta will always be on Wednesday following the Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac. The race is open to all sailboats in the Chicago Mac Race and all boats in the Mackinac area.
Immediately following the race, the awards ceremony and party will be held at Mackinac Island Yacht Club with food, drinks, and lots of fun. Prizes include brag flags and keeper trophies. The Madigan Trophy is awarded to first in fleet.
There is no fee for the 2021 race.
WHO: Sailboats in the Mackinac area of all classes and racers participating in the Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac
WHERE: The Course: Start near the East Breakwater, leaving the island to port. Finish is between Windermere Point and the Round Island Lighthouse (identical to the Chicago Mac finish).
WHEN: Wednesday, July 21, 2021 – 1:00 PM EDT Warning Signal. The race will typically take 1.5 to 2.5 hours
HOW: Enter through the registration website (to be added shortly)
ENTRY FEE: No entry fee.
DOCKAGE: Free dockage for participants at the Starline Ferry dock on the evenings of July 20 and 21 (courtesy of Starline Mackinac Island Ferry).
PRIZES: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd prizes awarded for each section Prizes include a brag flag and keeper trophy. The Madigan Trophy will be awarded to 1st in fleet for the offshore monohull class.
SOCIAL: Awards and party at the Mackinac Island Yacht Club shortly after the race. (Approx. 3:30 PM EDT) Keg beer, wine, soft drinks, food camaraderie, sea stories, family fun.