Grand Rapids Brothers Win Yacht Club Race to Mackinac

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U.P._News_UpdateMARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Max Z-86 sailed by Dick and Doug DeVos of Grand Rapids was the first to finish in the racing fleet in the 105th Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac.

The vessel finished the 333-mile course late last night.

DeVos says it seemed like there were two different races in one, with the first leg benefiting from a good breeze, and the second facing challenging wind conditions.

There were seven DeVos family members among the crew of 20, two of whom sailed in their first Mac.

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