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Cruising Shot of the Week

Hannah Frances, a Cape Dory 330, having fun and going hard with the rail down during the 2009 Chicago Mac Race. Submitted by Mike Cook. Got a cool cruising shot to share? Send it to us at cruisingcompass@bwsailing.com.

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Sheriff Releases Findings in Chicago-Mac Deaths

Unfortunately, the findings of the Chicago-Mac race deaths don’t provide us with any simple answers. The debate will go on as to whether or not tethers and PFDs should be modified to prevent entanglement. The Charlevoix County Michigan U.S. Sheriff … Continue reading

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Stunning Footage from the Chicago-Mac Storm

We’ve all heard the horrible stories that came out of the storm that rocked the Chicago-Mac Race. Now see some of the images of what it was really like to be out there during it, courtesy of edited video from … Continue reading

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Independent Review Called for Chicago-Mac Accident

Sail-World.com is featuring a guest editorial from Sail-World USA’s editor David Schmidt, who led the site’s official coverage of the Chicago Mackinac event. By far, the biggest sailing news of the North American summer has been the tragic deaths of … Continue reading

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Tragedy Strikes Chicago-Mac Race

We certainly never like to hear of tragedies on the water and are so sorry for both the crew and families of those lost in this horrible accident. The following statement was issued by the Chicago Yacht Club in recognition … Continue reading

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