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2020 GL52 Championship

The last day of the 2020 GL52 Champoinship was September 13th and it was great seeing this race at the MBYC this year. A number of regattas cancelled or scaled back what was offered this year and so we are happy to be the final race in the circuit for the TP52 racers on the […]

Vanderleek Cup

The Vanderleek 2020 has finished and we thank all the people who made it possible. Without all of your help, this certainly would not happen and this fundraiser helps so many people with Hospice care. The Vanderleek had 4 divisions and we want to congratulate the members who got first place in each division. Congratulations […]

Leukemia Cup

Thank you for the wonderful turn out of racers for the Leukemia cup in these unusual times. Congratulations to the winners of the four classes that ran this year, Michael Norris in the VX One Katana, Mitch Padnos in the Club Swan 42 Sufficient Reason, Sam Nedeau in the Melges 24 Green, Laura McCranner in […]

Attention all sailboat racers.

Here’s a great opportunity to learn from the best.  Ask questions, sharpen your outside the boat skills, learn from the best. David Dellenbaugh is the publisher, editor and author of Speed & Smarts, the racing newsletter. He was the tactician and starting helmsman on America3 during her successful defense of the America’s Cup in 1992 […]

Anchorage Cup Results

The MBYC got a clean sweep at the Anchorage Cup and we want to say thank you and congratulations to our members. Listed below are the top three racers. Talaria, Tom Slanec, 1st Overall Second Wind, Don & Jean Bergman, 2nd OverallRoxy, Don Condit, 3rd Overall

CYC Verve Results

Bob Hughes on Heartbreaker made 1st place in his division and Doug Devos on Windquest got 2nd in the same division. The MBYC is very proud of our two members who sailed and send congratulations to them. To see the full results Click Here.

BYC Mackinac

Macatawa Bay Yacht Club was represented by five boats in the Bayview Yacht Club Mackinac race which started in Port Huron and finished at Mackinac Island. The crews were faced with a wide range of conditions from little to no wind, to winds that approached 50 knots in a fairly intense storm. Bob Hughes’ Heartbreaker […]

Ugotta Regatta Results

The racing at the 2019 Ugotta Regatta delivered all the best that Northern Michigan has to offer! Two beautiful days of racing in one most beautiful venues in the world, Little Traverse Bay. Saturday offered a classic SW/W breeze that held through the entire afternoon which allowed the RC to set long courses for the […]

Mackinac Cup Results

Congratulations to all our Club Teams that competed in this traditional 333mile Regatta from Chicago to Mackinac Island. While all Teams demonstrated great skills in reaching the finish line two teams excelled this year. Mitch Padnos and his crew on Sufficient Reason finished 2nd Overall in the Mackinac Trophy Division and 1st in their section. […]

Queens Cup Results

Thanks to the many members who raced in the Queen’s cup. We are very proud to have so many of our members racing. To see the results of the race click here. Here is a list of our members who raced and finished the Queen’s cup. Todd Beyer on Whitecap Bob Hughes on Heartbreaker Mitchell […]