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Race to Mackinac

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Race to Mackinac

About 300 vessels expect to take sail this weekend for the annual Chicago Race to Mackinac. It follows a 333-mile course to Michigan. Last year – and for several of the years prior – a 38-foot Australian-made boat named The Eagle won the race. Chicago Sun-Times staff writer Mike Thomas recently spent some time on board to watch her crew in action.

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