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Melges 32 Lauderdale Cup - Overall

Melges 32 Lauderdale Cup - Overall

Congratulations to Dick DeVos on Volpe as he is the 2016 Melges 32 Lauderdale Cup Champion, simultaneously snapping up the first ever Blue Water Series Ranking Champion title.

Windquest is first to finish race to Mackinac

The Max-Z86, owned by brothers Dick and Doug DeVos, crossed at 5:55:21 p.m. Sunday. At 27 hours, 35 minutes, 21 seconds, the 86-foot canting keeler out of Macatawa Bay Yacht Club in Michigan finished very fast in the annual 333-mile race from Chicago to Mackinac Island, Mich.

DeVos-sailed Windquest first racing boat to finish Chicago-to-Mackinac event

Windquest, the Max Z86 sailed by Dick and Doug DeVos out of Macatawa Bay Yacht Club in Holland, was the first in a field of 311 racing boats to finish the 103rd sailing of the Chicago-to-Mackinac race. Windquest completed the world’s longest annual freshwater race at 6:55 p.m. on Sunday. The 85.8-foot Windquest, which led the Turbo class out of Chicago Harbor at 3:20 p.m. on Saturday, completed the 333 nautical-mile course in 27 hours, 35 minutes.