St. Clair Shores boat captures 99th sailing of Port Huron to Mackinac race

Sailboats lined up for the Bayview Mackinac Race.

Fast Tango, a 39-foot boat owned by skipper Tim Prophit of St. Clair Shores, finished in first place overall in the 99th sailing of the Port Huron to Mackinac race, which wrapped up on Monday.

The 10-member crew, representing the Bayview Yacht Club, recorded a time of 46 hours, 19 minutes and 46 seconds to finish more than 10 minutes ahead of Kevin Lemonds’ boat, Janine, from the Grosse Ile Yacht Club. Janine’s time was 46:30:21.

Fast Tango was making its 15th appearance in the Mackinac race with five previous class victories in 2010, 2012, 2013, 2016 and 2022. 

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