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Part of the fleet of nearly 300 sailboats ready themselves for the start of the Chicago Yacht Club's Race to Mackinac in Lake Michigan (Photo credit: JEFF HAYNES/AFP/Getty Images)

Documentary To Film 105th Annual Chicago-To-Mackinac Yacht Race

More than 300 boats will be running the annual Chicago Yacht Club Race To Mackinac this weekend, and this year it will documented on film.

07/11/2013

Boat crews prepare to set sail in the 104th Race to Mackinac. (Credit: Natalie Cheng/CBS)

Infinite Diversion Wins 104th Race To Mackinac

There are still a number of boats out on the lake, but the winner of the Chicago Yacht Club’s Race to Mackinac finished Sunday night.

07/23/2012

The Sydney yacht "Low Speed Chase" (Lyons Imaging)

Search Ends For Missing Sailors After Chicagoan’s Yacht Crashes Off California

A yacht owned by a Chicago man was making international waves, after the boat crashed during a weekend regatta off the coast of San Francisco.

CBS Chicago–04/16/2012

WingNuts

Group: Boat That Capsized In Mackinac Race Unstable

A sailboat that capsized in a storm during the annual race from Chicago to Mackinac Island, killing two crew members, was not suited for the competition because its sails were too big for its weight, a sailing group says.

10/30/2011

Mark Morley, skipper of the sailboat "WingNuts" and his girlfriend and crew member Suzanne Bickel died after their boat capsized during the annual yacht race from Chicago to Mackinac Island. (Credit: Council of Michigan Foundations/Facebook)

Yacht Club Won’t End Race To Mackinac Over Deaths

The Chicago Yacht Club says it has no thoughts of the ending the Race to Mackinaw after the deaths of two people when a boat capsized over the weekend.

CBS Chicago–07/19/2011