Race Participants' Details
(Alphabetical By Yacht Name)
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Advantage
Sail #: USA 35007
Type: 1987 Beneteau First Class 12 (39.1)
Owner: John Vermeulen
Home Port: West Bloomfield, MI
Yacht Club: Detroit Yacht Club
Class: Racing

Crew Members:

Advantage, a Beneteau First Class 12 was built in 1987. She is a cruiser racer and has done numerous races on the Great Lakes, including Chicago Macks, and BYC Port Huron Macks. The boat is well constructed, weathering stormy seas; her crew is well seasoned with a newer generation on board committed to sailing.

Angry Cupcake
Sail #: USA 25829
Type: 1978 Ranger (33)
Owner: Bill Baisden
Home Port: St Clair Shores, MI
Yacht Club: Port Huron Yacht Club
Class: Cruising

Crew Members:
Bill Baisden; Brittani Baisden; James Mowbray; Ryan Forth; Jill Henry; Kathryn Ledtke;

This is the 1st BYC Pt Huron to Mackinac Race for the Angry Cupcake with several seasoned veterans and one newbie! Look forward to the journey.

As You Wish
Sail #: USA 60367
Type: 2005 Beneteau First 36.7 (36.08)
Owner: Dave Simon
Home Port: Grosse Pointe Woods, MI
Yacht Club: Crescent Sail Yacht Club
Class: Racing

Crew Members:

Avatar
Sail #: USA 15056
Type: 1980 Santana 35 (35)
Owner: Andrew Morlan
Home Port: Grosse Pointe Park, MI
Yacht Club: Grosse Pointe Sail Club
Class: Racing

Crew Members:

AVATAR continues a nearly four decade tradition of Port Huron to Mackinac racing in 2019. The crew is comprised by three Old Goats and more than 150 Mac races shared among them. Avatar finished first in class, second overall in the Shore Division in 2004, second in class in 2016 and third in class in 2013, 2014 and 2018.

Bahari
Sail #: USA 25475
Type: 2001 Beneteau First 40.7 (39.25)
Owner: David Day
Home Port: Bay City, MI
Yacht Club: Bay City Yacht Club
Class: Racing

Crew Members:
Andrea Pattee; Brent Morris; David Day; Jack Wilson; Gabe Day; Jeff Gawrych; Jim Hilliard; Kendall Talley;

Hailing from Hell's Half Mile, Bay City, Bahari is excited to head up the lake and get some fudge! Bahari is a fresh program with some not-so-fresh crew, and a few who are well on their way to becoming not-so-fresh.

We are excited for a great time on a Great Lake! Sail Safe, and don't forget to go FAST! (except for the boats in our class, you can go slow)

Blackhawk
Sail #: USA 32478
Type: 1984 J/35 (35)
Owner: Tim & Amie Ross
Home Port: Detroit, MI
Yacht Club: Edison Boat Club
Class: Racing

Crew Members:
Susan Mort; Amie Ross; Tim Ross; Mark Esch-Williams; Kevin Dirksmeyer; John Tyner;

Blackhawk began it's life in lake Erie as Excalibur, she then transitioned to Muskegon as Shear Water. She has six Chicago Mac races in her history, but is going to begin another chapter with the new name BLACKHAWK, new owners, new crew and a new Mackinaw race course as she competes in her third BYC Mac.

In 2018, Blackhawk participated in her first J/35 North American Championship in Cheboygan, MI. On day two of the Regatta, Mr. Rod Johnstone raced with us, and he trimmed the main. If you're not familiar with his name, he is the designer and founder of J Boats. It was both a pleasure and an honor to have him racing on our boat. He shared his experience, insights and personal stories with the crew.

Carrera
Sail #: USA 430
Type: 1997 Nelson/Marek 43 (43)
Owner: Rod Spearin
Home Port: Troy, MI
Yacht Club: Bayview Yacht Club
Class: Racing

Crew Members:
Jeff Spearin; Rod Spearin;

The Carrera crew is excited to sail in the 2020 edition of this great race, and look forward to many more successful years of racing on the fresh waters of the Great Lakes. Sail safe and see you on the Island!

Cayo Loco
Sail #: USA 60590
Type: 2005 Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 43 DS SD (42.13)
Owner: John Hurite
Home Port: West Bloomfield, MI
Yacht Club: North Star Sail Club
Class: Cruising

Crew Members:

Cayo Loco hails from North Star Sail Club and this is her Second Port Huron to Mackinac race. Leading the Cayo Loco team is the NSSC Fleet Captain of North Star, John Hurite, along with 7 of the areas finest sailors including old goats Reid Pouliot, Jim Baker and Port Huron Yacht Club's own Bob Moak. Our Motto is "Fairly Fast, Mostly Comfortable".

Chico 2
Sail #: USA 35009
Type: 1998 1D 35 Turbo (35)
Owner: Jim Weyand
Home Port: Livonia, MI
Yacht Club: Bayview Yacht Club
Class: Sport Boat

Crew Members:

Chico 2 is excited to be part of this year's Mackinac Race. We wish for fair winds and safety for the entire fleet.

Elevation
Sail #: USA 61232
Type: 2018 J 112e (36)
Owner: Tim and Cathy McGuire
Home Port: Macomb, MI
Yacht Club: Lake Shore Sail Club / Great Lakes Yacht Club
Class: Racing

Crew Members:
Cathy McGuire; Greg Doyal; Andrew Schlutz; Don King; Brian Smith; Dan Guendelsberger; Steve Tepel; Tim McGuire; Tim Thompson; Adam McGuire; Rob Fleming;

This is ELEVATION, a brand-new J/112e, named for the U2 song. She's owned by Tim and Cathy McGuire who have completed over 26 Mackinacs between them and are looking forward to another Mackinac in thier 'J'!

Epic
Sail #: USA 35427
Type: 1996 Beneteau First 42s7 (41.5)
Owner: Ray & Winnie Adams
Home Port: West Bloomfield, MI
Yacht Club: Bayview Yacht Club
Class: Racing

Crew Members:

Epic - Beneteau 42s7 - Owners: Ray & Winnie Adams - Both Old Goats Won Back to Back Mackinac Races in 1998, BYC Mackinac Races in 2001, 2002, 2018 and won the CYC Mackinac Race in 2012.

Fast Tango
Sail #: USA 15004
Type: 1978 NA 40 (39.73)
Owner: Tim Prophit
Home Port: St. Clair Shores, MI
Yacht Club: Bayview Yacht Club
Class: Racing

Crew Members:

Previous Fast Tango's have won and placed in a number of Port Huron to Mac races. This Fast Tango is making it's 10th appearance (as Fast Tango) in this year's Port Huron to Mackinac race, having won our class in 2010, 2012, 2013 and 2016. The crew includes several Old Goats, Double Goats, and some future Old Goats. We have a couple hundred years of combined BYC/CYC Mac experience on board. Win or lose, we'll have fun and enjoy the race. If you're a gambler, I'd bet on us though...

Flying Buffalo
Sail #: US 1
Type: 1962 Declercq 36 (35.64)
Owner: Al & Bob Declercq
Home Port: St. Clair Shores, MI
Yacht Club: Bayview Yacht Club
Class: Racing

Crew Members:
Bob Declercq; Thomas Ritter; Charles Stormes; Robert Declercq;

Flying Buffalo won the Bayview Mackinac in 1964, 1967, and 1968, the Chicago Mackinac overall in 1966 and 1967, and the Mills overall in 1966, 1967, and 1968 with truly a break through boat design. Asian boat builder Cheoy Lee eventually bought the design. They sold it as the Offshore 36 with over 1000 copies of it shipped around the world and another 100 copies shipped to the US.

Freedom
Sail #: USA 84
Type: 2013 J/111 (36.42)
Owner: James Cooper
Home Port: Grosse Pointe Park, MI
Yacht Club: Grosse Pointe Sail Club
Class: Sport Boat

Crew Members:

Thanks to BYC and Race committee for all your efforts, and thank you to our families for their support and indulgence.

Gauntlet
Sail #: USA 52791
Type: 2004 Nelson/Marek 52 (52)
Owner: Bill Woodworth & Guy Hiestand
Home Port: Grand Rapids, MI
Yacht Club: Macatawa Bay Yacht Club
Class: Racing

Crew Members:
GUY HIESTAND; TOM MARRIOTT; MIKE BRADLEY; JAMES WOODWORTH; NEIL HINDLE; Bruce Dresner; STEVE SEARLES; TODD SUESS; KENNY SKAGGS; BRUCE WEATHERS; ANDREW WOODWORTH; Andrew Doak; WILLIAM WESTRICK; WILLIAM WOODWORTH; CASEY MCVOY; THOMAS HAMPTON;

New boat for us last year. In our prior boat we had 5 Best on Lake Michigan's and two Chicago Mackinaw wins Plus a fifth overall.

Glory
Sail #: USA 502
Type: 1987 Nonsuch 30 (30.33)
Owner: Robert Wood
Home Port: Grosse Pointe Farms, MI
Yacht Club: Crescent Sail Yacht Club
Class: Cruising

Crew Members:

Good Lookin'
Sail #: USA 123
Type: 1996 J 105 (34.5)
Owner: Mark DenUyl
Home Port: Marysville, MI
Yacht Club: Port Huron Yacht Club
Class: Racing

Crew Members:
Brennan Churchill; Brock DenUyl; Kevin Irland; Bryson DenUyl; Mark DenUyl; John Anter; Ron Churchill; Nolan Churchill; Riley DenUyl;

Same crew, same race, hopefully better result in 2020. We really enjoy this race, our time on the island, and good times had with friends and family.

Hoodlum
Sail #: USA 1215
Type: 2009 Melges 32 (32)
Owner: Paul Hulsey
Home Port: Birmingham, MI
Yacht Club: Bayview Yacht Club
Class: Sport Boat

Crew Members:

J Hawker
Sail #: USA 50666
Type: 1998 J/120 (40)
Owner: Dave Sandlin, Kenneth Brown & Mark Pikula
Home Port: Sterling Heights, MI
Yacht Club: Bayview Yacht Club
Class: Racing

Crew Members:

J Hawker is owned by Dave Sandlin, a Bayview Old Goat and Mackinac Race winner. He's not racing with us this year. J Hawker is being raced by long-time crew members, Ken Brown and Dennis Kelly, Ken Schram and Doug Schiebner, Dave Sulfridge, Derek Davis, Rick Burgess, and Andrew Lockhart, on the bow we have an Oakcliff Sailing Center sailor and local instructor, Liam Walz, and two first time Mac race sailors, Luc Walz and Christiana Scheibner.

Just Chill
Sail #: USA 5249
Type: 1972 C&C 39 (39.5)
Owner: David Greene
Home Port: West Bloomfield, MI
Yacht Club: GLYC
Class: Racing

Crew Members:
Michael Toomey; Jeffrey Colman; David Greene; John "Michael" Check; Bob Mann; Adam Lounsbury; Sean Fronce; Bart Huthwaite;

Just Chill Is a promise fulfilled. We honor and serve her. In our Eighth attempt at conquering Lake Huron we have assembled a wonderful group of sailors. Having taken a 3rd in class J in 2016 we look to excelling this year. Committed to doing our best, we look forward to 2020!

Kalfou
Sail #: USA 25158
Type: 1985 Beneteau 38 (38.5)
Owner: Tony Kus
Home Port: East Tawas, MI
Yacht Club: Tawas Bay Yacht Club
Class: Racing

Crew Members:
Jon Banner; Audrey Schwing; Tony Kus;

Le Faucon
Sail #: USA 41523
Type: 1986 Beneteau First 345 (34.5)
Owner: Joseph Jaeger
Home Port: Ypsilanti, MI
Yacht Club: Lake Shore Sail Club
Class: Racing

Crew Members:

We are looking forward to a great race and the chance to complete with so many capable sailors! Thank you to all the volunteers that make this great event possible!

Liberty
Sail #: USA 25656
Type: 1985 Beneteau First 42 TM (41.9)
Owner: Robert Bert
Home Port: North Street, MI
Yacht Club: Port Huron Yacht Club / Deadman's Flat Yacht Club
Class: Racing

Crew Members:

Liberty is home ported in Port Huron on the Black River, and is moored in front of the Port Huron Yacht Club. This will be Liberty's 21nd PH Mack race. She has placed First in both Port Huron and Chicago Mackinac races. In 2018 Liberty placed First in the BYC Corinthian competition. She is crewed by three generations of family members and long time sailing friends.

Merak
Sail #: USA 595
Type: 1987 Hunter Legend 37 (37.5)
Owner: Adnan Medic
Home Port: Grosse Pointe Woods, MI
Yacht Club: Crescent Sail Yacht Club
Class: Racing

Crew Members:
Adnan Medic; Matt Bizer; Kristian Jorgensen;

Mistress Quickly
Sail #: USA 42546
Type: 2002 X-332 (33)
Owner: Brian Walter
Home Port: Detroit, MI
Yacht Club: Crescent Sail Yacht Club
Class: Cruising

Crew Members:
Stephanie Saville ; Brian Walter; Noah Walter;

Mostly Harmless
Sail #: USA 25668
Type: 1983 Beneteau First 42 TM (41.9)
Owner: Warwick Smith
Home Port: Grosse Pointe Woods, MI
Yacht Club: Crescent Sail Yacht Club
Class: Cruising

Crew Members:
Randy Smith; Jay Raubolt; Eric Reno; Jeff Sampson; Wick Smith; Matt Moores; Gary Shoemaker; Andrew Peek; Lauren Smith; Katheryn Smith; Brian Keith; Andrew Smith; Scott Smith;

8TH year with this boat.

Nelda Ray
Sail #: USA 009
Type: 2005 Farrier F-33RX (33)
Owner: Pete Pattullo
Home Port: Longview, TX
Yacht Club: Longview Yacht Club / Texas Offshore Multihull Association
Class: Multihull

Crew Members:
Martin Brown; Mike Pattullo;

Nelda Ray is a Farrier F33RX designed 33ft trimaran, built in Australia in 2004. Her skipper is Pete Pattullo based in Longview, Texas with Crew from Oklahoma and Caro, Michigan. She competed in 2005 & 2008, 2013, 2015 & 2017 Chicago - Mac, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014 & 2016 Bayview-Mac, and over 14 offshore races across the Gulf of Mexico including line honors on both the 250 nm Race to the Border and 150 nm Harvest Moon Regatta in 2005, 2012 & 2013 and 2nd place in 2011 Bayview-Mac, Multihull Division . This is the 6th Bayview to Mac race for boat and crew

Phantom
Sail #: USA 444
Type: 2002 J/105 (34.5)
Owner: Cynthia & Jim Best
Home Port: Howell, MI
Yacht Club: Bayview Yacht Club
Class: Racing

Crew Members:
Jim Best; Cynthia Best; Terry Patchel; Rene Mulder; Dean Downey; Coley Benson;

Phoenix
Sail #: USA 251
Type: 2005 J/109 (35.25)
Owner: William Hamilton
Home Port: Troy, MI
Yacht Club: Lake Shore Sail Club
Class: Racing

Crew Members:

Proof
Sail #: USA 50793
Type: 1997 J/120 (40)
Owner: Michael Fozo & Robin Kendrick
Home Port: Grosse Pointe Farms, MI
Yacht Club: Grosse Pointe Club
Class: Racing

Crew Members:

Pterodactyl
Sail #: USA 617
Type: 2003 J 105 (34.5)
Owner: Mark Symonds
Home Port: Lake Angelus, MI
Yacht Club: Bayview Yacht Club
Class: Racing

Crew Members:

Hello Port Huron! Thanks for your hospitality every year. The crew of Pterodactyl has tons of experience with well over 150 Mack races between the 7 crew members. We are looking forward to another fun, challenging race.

Quick & Dirty
Sail #: CAN 52858
Type: 1985 Olson 30 (30)
Owner: Noel Brockman
Home Port: St. Joachim, Ontario
Yacht Club: Great Lakes Singlehanded Society/Thames River Yacht Club
Class: Doublehanded

Crew Members:
Dylan Brockman;

Quick & Dirty is BACK! The former 'Father & Son' team has been replaced by the new "Grandfather & Grandson' team and are looking forward to fair winds (hopefully all downwind) and good sailing and another successful Mac race.

Sagamore
Sail #: USA 77984
Type: 1983 Nelson/Marek 68 (68)
Owner: Bob Zeman, Laura & Tone Martin
Home Port: Chicago, IL
Yacht Club: Chicago Yacht Club / St. Petersburg Yacht Club
Class: Racing

Crew Members:

Serendipity
Sail #: USA 60693
Type: 2014 Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 41 DS SD (40.42)
Owner: Patrick Greller
Home Port: Cleveland, OH
Yacht Club: The Cleveland Yachting Club
Class: Cruising

Crew Members:
Charles Drumm; Patrick Greller; William Gorton; Andrew Drumm; Karim Botros;

Shamrock
Sail #: USA 11166
Type: 1971 C&C 35 MKI (34.58)
Owner: H. Keys / E.K. Stroh / D. Keys
Home Port: Detroit, Mi
Yacht Club: BYC / DSC / ColYC / GTYC
Class: Racing

Crew Members:
Jay Schuch; Clyde Guensche; Stephen Poulos; Erik Gutermuth; Justin Lapaugh; Howard Keys; David Keys; Kelly Schonhardt; Elisa Stroh;

This will be Howard Keys's 50th Mackinac race.

Shape
Sail #: USA 23756
Type: 1979 Santana 35 (35)
Owner: Cameron & Everett Benedict
Home Port: Plymouth , MI
Yacht Club: Port Huron Yacht Club
Class: Racing

Crew Members:

Siochail
Sail #: USA 10380
Type: 1971 C&C 35 MKI (34.58)
Owner: Brian Geraghty
Home Port: Grosse Pointe Shores, MI
Yacht Club: Bayview Yacht Club
Class: Racing

Crew Members:
Glen Priestley; Brian Geraghty;

For the C&C35 MkI Siochail, skippered by Com. Brian Geraghty, this will be the 35th continuous raced Bayview Mackinac race for this boat as Siochail and the 39th Bayview Mackinac Race for the skipper.

Smokum Too
Sail #: CAN 161
Type: 1998 Beneteau First 42S7 (41.67)
Owner: Pete Mather
Home Port: Thornbury, Ont
Yacht Club: Thornbury Yacht Club
Class: Racing

Crew Members:

Smokum Too is Beneteau First 42s7. It is owned by Pete Mather. We are from Southern Georgian Bay Ontario Canada. " WE like to LIVE LIFE SLOW and SAIL FAST. "

Sojourner
Sail #: USA 87
Type: 1979 Seidelmann 299 (29.9)
Owner: Timothy Branson & Sea Scout Ship 1148
Home Port: Dearborn, MI
Yacht Club: Edison Boat Club
Class: Racing

Crew Members:

The sailing yacht "Sojourner" is owned and raced by the Boy Scouts of America Sea Scout Ship 1148 based out of the Crescent Sail Yacht Club of Grosse Pointe Farms Michigan. These amazing youth, boys and girls between the ages of 14-21 Skippered under the guidance of Timothy Branson, have spent many hours restoring their 1979 Seidelmann 299 over the past 4 years. This is Sojourners 2nd Mackinac Race.

Spageeto Byte
Sail #: USA 52710
Type: 2006 Hunter 33-2 SD (33.5)
Owner: Steve Straub
Home Port: Lambertville, MI
Yacht Club: North Cape Yacht Club
Class: Racing

Crew Members:
Jonathon Vosler; Matthew Tyner; Jeffrey Straub; Cheryl Nissen; Brad Kania; Steven Straub; Eric Kadrovach; Chad Cumiskey;

Swiftsure
Sail #: USA 40888
Type: 1990 Nelson/Marek 50 (50)
Owner: Ronald Ehlert
Home Port: Wyoming, MI
Yacht Club: Bayshore Yacht Club
Class: Racing

Crew Members:
Michael Stephens; Ronald Ehlert; Ronald Connors-Ehlert;

Swiftsure sails out of Holland, MI with a crew of family, friends and co-workers.

Tir Na Nog
Sail #: USA 5290
Type: 1971 C&C 35 MKI (34.58)
Owner: Steven Sheppard
Home Port: Grand Blanc, MI
Yacht Club: Crescent Sail Yacht Club
Class: Racing

Crew Members:
Bill Sheppard; Jim Herchenbach; Steven Sheppard; John Sheppard; Phil Conger;

Trav'ler
Sail #: USA 278
Type: 1974 Grampian 30 (29.75)
Owner: Jeremy Thompson
Home Port: Fort Gratiot, MI
Yacht Club: Port Huron Yacht Club
Class: Cruising

Crew Members:
Tyler Thompson; Travis Thompson; Trevor Floyd; Jeremy Thompson; Brett Kimball;

Variance
Sail #: USA 100
Type: 2014 J 111 (36.5)
Owner: Carl Hanssen
Home Port: Ada, MI
Yacht Club: Little Traverse Yacht Club
Class: Racing

Crew Members:
Stephen DeMello; Douglas Van Der Aa; William Craig; Ken Visser; Mark Tescari; Carl Hanssen;

Warrior
Sail #: USA 32668
Type: 1984 C&C 41 (40.75)
Owner: George Thomson
Home Port: West Bloomfield, MI
Yacht Club: Bayview Yacht Club
Class: Racing

Crew Members:

Warsaw
Sail #: USA 35032
Type: 1999 1D 35 Turbo (35)
Owner: Tim Peters
Home Port: Grosse Pointe Park, MI
Yacht Club: Grosse Pointe Sail Club
Class: Sport Boat

Crew Members:
Richard Peters; Tim Peters; Ben Peters;

Windhover
Sail #: USA 5201
Type: 1974 Swede 41 (41)
Owner: Rick Nelson/Doug Lowe
Home Port: Leonard, MI
Yacht Club: Port Huron Yacht Club
Class: Cruising

Crew Members:

“The Windhover”

Zoo
Sail #: USA 6602
Type: 1982 Van Dam Half Toner (30)
Owner: Jaguar Racing
Home Port: Grosse Ile, MI
Yacht Club: Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron
Class: Doublehanded

Crew Members:




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