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Change of Watch

This dinner recognizes the sailing achievements of the 2018 season, club trophies have been engraved and winning teams will be acknowledged. The evening ends with our Change of watch. Flag officers will pass the flags symbolizing their new positions.  The current Commodore completes his term this evening as the Vice Commodore takes over. The meal […]

J111 2018 North American Championship

The J111 championship was quite an interesting race. Due to torrential rain, the 6th race was skipped and Friday was very windy making sailing a challenge. Congratulations and thanks to all the sailors who joined in the J111 North American Championship. Special congratulations go out to our very own Brad Faber who took third place. 

2018 Anchorage Cup

The Anchorage cup has been completed again for another year. We give congratulations to all our members who raced in the Anchorage Cup. We give special congratulations to Eric Wynsma, Don Condit, Tom Slanec for getting first place in their respective class. Tracy Brand & Don Bergman also deserve congratulations for getting third place in their classes as […]

S2 7.9 Class Championship

“MBYC was ably represented at the 2018 S2 7.9 Class Championship Regatta by skippers Tom Bryant, Scott Derby, and Peter Schwarz.  The event was hosted by Ford Yacht Club, located on Lake Erie in Grosse Ile, Michigan.  26 7.9s participated, with boats traveling from Kentucky, Tennessee, Wisconsin, Illinois, and Ohio.  Three days of racing were scheduled, […]

110 International Results

Now with the 110 International championship completed we have the results of the race. Congratulations to Joe Berkley and Linda Epstein aboard the Retread for getting first and MBYC’s own John Huff and Mark VanderBerg for second aboard Gliding to Insanity. See below for the full results.

Ugotta Regatta Results

The Little Traverse Yacht Club’s Ugotta Regatta is a popular event the weekend following the second Mackinac race.  This year, 7 MBYC boats competed, with the following notable results: Sufficient Reason (Mitch Padnos) – 3rd in ORR ‘C’ Usual Suspects – 2nd in PHRF ‘A’ Utah – 2nd in J111 We congratulate our top finishers […]

Chicago to Mac Results

From tragedy and big seas to flat calm and floating, the 110th Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac (CYCRTM) presented by Wintrust, was truly a race of extremes. Our sailing community suffered a tragic loss when Jon Santarelli, a crew member aboard Imedi, fell overboard and was not recovered. The first 24 hours the 288 racing teams […]

Queens Cup Photos & Results

MBYC was well represented with 9 boats competing in the Queen’s Cup race from Milwaukee to Grand Haven, hosted by South Shore Yacht Club of Milwaukee on June 22, 2018.  All boats competed under the PHRF rule, and some elected to be scored also under ORR. Notable PHRF finishes include: Willie J (Doug Petter) – 2nd in […]

Tripp Cup Results

Seven boats from MBYC competed in the Tripp Memorial Cup Race from Muskegon to Milwaukee on June 20, 2018.  They competed under the PHRF rule, and notable MBYC finishes were: Roxy (Don Condit) – 1st in PHRF 3 and 2nd overall Willie J (Doug Petter) – 2nd in PHRF 1 Utah (Bradley Faber) – 2nd […]