Chicago to Mackinac Race

Chicago to Mackinac Race
Chicago to Mackinac Race

By Marina Neal

Jul 16, 2021

Chicago to Mackinac Race

July 16-21 2021

Italia Yachts 9.98 'VICHINGO' (USA 998) will race in the 112th Chicago to Mackinac race this year! This is an exciting year for Italia Yachts, and for the first time in the race's history, there will be two Italia Yachts competing.

At 289.4 nautical miles, the Race to Mackinac is the oldest annual freshwater distance race in the world. The race starts just past Navy Pier in Chicago and finishes between the lighthouse on Round Island and the race committee trailer on Mackinac Island, Michigan.

Erik Haaland | Annapolis, MD (David Walters Yachts/Italia Yachts USA)
Ted Lockwood | Traverse City, MI
Josh McLean | Annapolis, MD (David Walters Yachts)
Patrick Norris | Chicago, IL
Mark Sweeney | Annapolis, MD
Andrew Waters | North Beach, MD (Quantum Sails)
Ray Wulff | Annapolis, MD


Stay Tuned for Updates and Tracking Links as we get closer to race day!

Track the Race HERE 

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