Watch via Internet 101st Race to Mackinac – world’s longest annual freshwater distance race kicks off July 18, 2009!!
Hubby, Steve, with crew of nine, aboard “Swiftsure” – Division 1 – 50 foot Nelson Marek. Start for his Division 1 is in less than an hour. Other smaller boats have already started.
If you go to http://www.cycracetomackinac.com/; then click on “The Race,” then “Race Tracking,” next “Boat Mapper.” You can then use the clip down menu to “add by division” and “add by boat.”
You can also view “latest race news” as it updates.
The GPS transponders in each boat allow us to follow fleet by division, individual boat the entire 333 miles to Mackinaw Island.