David Hughes is a Vice Chairman of the CYC Race to Mackinac committee at Chicago Yacht Club. He was Chief Inspector for the race for two years and has participated in 11 Macs. David and his wife Beth sail their J-100 “Barracuda” from Belmont Harbor in Chicago and have enjoyed racing and cruising across all the Great Lakes.
Sarah Renz grew up sailing dinghies on Lake Michigan, on the east coast for college, then stepped into keelboats and match racing. On land, she is principal at The Berteau Group, and on water, currently trims main on a Farr 40, and cruises with her husband and two children. She serves as Membership Chairman for CCYC, Vice Chairman for the CYC Race to Mackinac, and is looking forward to her 15th Mac Race on July 19, 2014.