I am happy to report that nearly 200 boats have applied to compete in the 2023 Bayview Mackinac Race, scheduled to start on Saturday, July 15, 2023. With this in mind, please take note of the following Upcoming Deadlines and take action as required:
The Entry Deadline for the Race is June 1, 2023, at 1700 hours. The Late Entry Deadline is June 9, 2023, at 1700 hours; however, a $500.00 (US funds) late fee will be applied to any entries completed after June 1, 2023, at 1700 hours.
Please note that all of the following must be submitted in order for an entry to be considered completed (see Notice and Conditions of Race Section 7):
• Completed Entry Form;
• Entry Fee Payment;
• Preliminary Crew List;
• Race Tracking Application; and,
• For those choosing to compete for the Main Sheet Trophy (Corinthian Class Winners), designation of their entire crew as World Sailing Group 1 (Amateur) sailors.
If you have not completed the entry process, please do so promptly. All forms required to complete the entry and registration process can be found at: www.bycmack.com
All monohulls are required to have a valid 2023 ORC rating certificate dated no later than June 15, 2023. If you have not applied for a 2023 ORC rating certificate, please do so promptly, as a valid rating certificate is required to participate in the Race. ORC applications can be obtained from: https://www.ussailing.org/competition/offshore/orc/
All multihulls are required to furnish a valid 2023 GLMRA rating certificate dated no later than June 15, 2023. If you have not applied for a 2023 GLMRA rating certificate, please do so promptly, as a valid rating certificate is required to participate in the Race. GLMRA applications can be obtained from: https://sites.google.com/site/4glmra/
Chair, 2023 Bayview Mackinac Race
Please Note: These communications are unofficial and informal. They are intended to provide information quickly and efficiently. This communication does not replace the Notice of Race or Sailing Instructions, which are the “Official” documents.
All Race Chair Communications can be found on the official race website, www.bycmack.com.