Mackinac Update Noon Sunday

About a dozen boats have dropped out, leaving 91 still racing toward Mackinac Island in the 96th Bayview Mackinac Yacht Race.  Most of the boats have crossed or are crossing Saginaw Bay.  Some of the larger competitors are as far north as Alpena.  At 1 PM Sunday Mockingbird was 44 nautical miles from the finish line and moving at about 8 knots, while Callisto was 46 nautical miles from finishing and moving at around 6 knots.