David Hughes - Sarah Renz

With eleven Chicago - Mac races in his wake, former Chief Inspector David Hughes brings experience for this introduction to this world class event. Sarah Renz is a Chicago - Mackinac racer with 14 races under her keel and is also an avid cruiser.

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.

For more information about the Cruising Division of the Chicago - Mac Race check http://www.cycracetomackinac.com/ or email racecoordinator@cycracetomackinac.com.