Daily Archives: July 25, 2010

DogDayz first to finish the 102nd

11:30 p.m. Swiftsure is sailing along at 6.2 knots with about a 100 miles to go!   This in from the Chicago Yacht Club:    MACKINAC ISLAND, Mich.– DogDayz skippered by Dan VandenBossche was first to cross the line in the … Continue reading

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7:30 pm – Sunday, July 25

Swiftsure is moving along at 6.2 knots with only 124 nautical miles to go.  .

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2:00 pm – Sunday, July 25

2:00 pm           Swiftsure moving at 7.5 knots with 155 miles to go. Reports of a few not-so-fun events happening: Collision at the start line – 2 boats had to withdraw. One boat struck by lightning—thankfully, the crew is safe, but … Continue reading

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9:35 a.m. (Sunday, July 25, 2010)

9:35 am           Breezy and slightly cool a 67 degrees on Muskegon Lake. At 8:15 a.m., Swiftsure registered 6.5 knots with 185 nautical miles to finish. Keep on tracking guys! .

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6:00 am – Saturday

6:00 am           Muskegon Lake: calm, cool night–no rain. There are slight ripples in the water. I imagine our Chicago-Mac racers wore several layers to keep warm out there last night and this morning. .

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