2022 Bayview

Mackinac Race

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Races within the Race Winners

Congratulations to the Races within the Race Winners!

SHINOLA RACE TO THE 45TH PARALLEL WINNERS

On Corrected Time

MULTIHULL – Morticia – Chris Tuckfield – Crescent Sail Yacht Club

SHORE COURSE – Spageeto Byte – Steve Straub – North Cape Yacht Club

COVE ISLAND – Proof – Michael Fozo – Grosse Pointe Club

First Boat in the fleet to physically cross the 45TH – Dynamis – Brien Baker – Detroit Yacht Club

PRO-TEAM CHALLENGE

1 – Detroit Red Wings – DeTour – Chuck Stormes

2 – Detroit Tigers – Manitou – John Burke

3 – Detroit Pistons – Jamjam – Jim Morphew

4 – Detroit Lions – Pirate – Jeff Henderson

One flag is awarded to the winning team.

COM. MAURICE G. DECLERCQ BAYVIEW MACKINAC RACE

YACHT CLUB CHALLENGE

1 – Bayview Yacht Club – Hoodlum; Eagle One; Belle Bete – 47 points

2 – North Cape Yacht Club – Blitzkrieg; Spageeto Byte; American Flyer – 66 points

 3 – Grosse Pointe Sail Club – Avatar; Freedom; My Girl – 79 points

Four Flags are awarded to the winning team: One for each boat along with a flag for the winning yacht club to display at their club.

It’s important to know that all of the races within the race are outside of the Bayview Mackinac Race Rules as posted in the NOR and Sailing Instructions and there are no grounds for protests or redress

Race Chair Communication #13

June 29, 2022Race Chair Communication #13 Competitors: The revised Notice of Race has been posted on the Official Notice Board on theBayview Mackinac Race website (www.bycmack.com) under the Competitors tab. The 2022 Sailing Instructions have been posted on the Official Notice Board on theBayview Mackinac Race website (www.bycmack.com) under the

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Race Chair Communication #12

June 28, 2022Race Chair Communication #12 Competitors: Further to the June 27th notice discussing rated configuration. • This applies to all aspects of a boat. • This does not just apply to the crew weight, as discussed yesterday• Boats rated with roller furlers have additional limitations on sail inventory under

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Race Chair Communication #11

June 27, 2022Race Chair Communication #11 Competitor Reminder: I really dislike sending reminders like this. Since Sailing is a Corinthian sport, I assume owners and PICs push the rules but ultimately follow them. Last week we sent out a notice reminding competitors that boats must sail in the configuration they

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Race Chair Communication #10

June 24, 2022Race Chair Communication #10 Competitor Reminder: A boat must sail in the configuration declared on its ORC certificate. If a competitor has their boat rated in a configuration that has specific sail limitations, the competitor must abide by those limitations. Please don’t hesitate to contact me with any

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Race Chair Communication #9

June 21, 2022Race Chair Communication #9 Dear Bayview Mackinac Race Skippers, Crew, Sponsors, and Spectators: Let’s get ready to Race!!   As I said in the last communication, we have been working hard at getting all of the 2022 race details worked out. Due to the issues of the previous

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Race Chair Communication #8

May 25, 2022 Race Chair Communication #8 Dear Bayview Mackinac Race Skippers, Crew, Sponsors, and Spectators: As I said in the last communication, we have been working hard at getting all the rest of the 2022 race details worked out. Due to the issues of the previous two years, it

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Race Chair Communication #7

Dear Bayview Mackinac Race Skippers, Crew, Sponsors, and Spectators: Activity on the waterfront is starting to ramp up. Boats are being launched, and everyone is planning their summer. We have been working hard at getting all the rest of the 2022 race details worked out. Due to the issues of

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Race Chair Communication #6

Dear Bayview Mackinac Race Skippers, Crew, Sponsors, and Spectators: Happy Spring! All in all, it has been a quiet month. We are mainly working on housekeeping. Race Website (www.bycmack.com) No reported issues, and registration is going well. If anyone has any problems or finds any problems we need to address,

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Race Chair Communication #5

February 18, 2022 Race Chair Communication #5 Dear Bayview Mackinac Race Skippers, Crew, Sponsors, and Spectators: I am pleased to announce that the hard work that has been put in over the last many months is starting to pay off. I have some very good news. The 2022 Bayview Mackinac

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Race Chair Communication #4

January 17, 2022Race Chair Communication #4 Dear Bayview Mackinac Race Skippers, Crew, Sponsors, and Spectators: Race Website (www.bycmack.com)Many boat owners are logging into the race website, www.bycmack.com, to verify their username and password. We have identified some issues, and those have been corrected. One problem that generated a lot of calls

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Race Chair Communication #3

January 12, 202 Dear Bayview Mackinac Race Skippers, Crew, Sponsors, and Spectators:Happy New Year, and welcome to 2022! I hope everyone got the new sailing gear they asked Santa for. If Santa brought you a new boat, remember that you must create a new record for the race by completing

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Race Chair Communication #2

Dear Bayview Mackinac Race Skippers, Crew, Sponsors, and Spectators: I hope everyone is getting their COVID booster shots and are planning time with their families for the holidays. I just returned from the Wirth Monroe Miami to Palm Beach Race, commonly known as the “Race to the Buffet.” The race

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