Tracking the Chicago-Mac race with GPS


A friend of mine is competing in the 100th annual Chicago-Mac race, a sailboat race up Lake Michigan from Chicago to Mackinac Island.  This year they gave out GPS tracking devices so you could follow your favorite boat’s progress during the race.

Now I’m not saying anybody cheated, but the route of the Hannah Frances is a little unorthodox:

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  • James Cornell
    July 22, 2008 10:36 am

    I was looking at the map before I read the rest of your text and I was thinking what kind of boat race doesn’t stay on the water? 🙂 I thought my geography knowledge was really bad for a minute.

  • Makes me think of home….


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