Saturday, July 13, 2019
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac is one of the largest annual offshore sailboat races in the world. At 333 miles (289.4 nautical miles), the Race to Mackinac is the oldest annual freshwater distance race in the world. ‘The Mac’ starts at the Chicago Lighthouse, just off Navy Pier and continues to Mackinac Island.
Watch a parade of 250 boats sail by the east end of Navy Pier – as they begin their non-stop sailing race from Chicago’s lighthouse up to Mackinac Island’s Round Island Lighthouse. Join the Chicago Yacht Club during this exciting event on July 13th from 10am-1pm!
Planning to attend this event? Getting to Navy Pier has never been easier. Learn more about our convenient transportation and parking options.