100th Chicago - Mackinac Race
As I write 31 boats entered in the "Cruising Division" with a total of 376 entries. The rumor is that they will cap the entries at 400. Last year there were only 16 boats in the division and only 8 finished. Unfortunately we were not one of them. We lost electrical power and had to retire. It looks like we will have a bit more competition this year than last. BTW - this is the second year that the Chicago -Mackinac race has had a cruising division. The other great news is that there will be transponders on 100% of the boats this year so you will be able to track our progress against everyone else. We carried a transponder last year but not every cruising division boat carried one. We are so pumped even though the race is months away!