Sailing News

Various Classes – 2020 Bayview-Mackinac Race – Lake Huron – Overall winner the TP52 Heartbreaker of Robert Hughes from Ada, MI

By 4 oclock Monday morning EDT, 14 boats had crossed the finish line of the 93rd edition of the Bayview – Mackinac Race, one of the most competitive freshwater races afloat with a distance of 219nm. —– Heartbreaker, the TP52 of Robert Hughes, Macatawa Bay Yacht Club, from Ada, MI took the line honors on late Sunday afternoon after 27h 56min underway. The TP52s Mockingbird of Chris Duhon, Chicago Il, and Callisto of Jim and Kate Murray, Lake Bluff Il followed over one hour behind. —– In corrected time, Heartbreaker is on top too, ahead of Evolution, the Santa Cruz 70 of Chris Saxton, Plymouth, MI and Ohana, also a Santa Cruz 70 of Tor Hough – Lake Orion, MI. —– 103 boats split into 12 classes are racing. —– The race tracker, the ranking list in progress, and the event website with all details. —– Congrats go to Chris Clark and his team from the Bay View YC, who made this race possible in spite of several obstacles in these difficult Corona times and of course also to the 103 teams participating bringing great sail-racing back.