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Holland boat Sufficient Reason just misses victory in Chicago to Mackinac yacht race

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Holland yacht Sufficient Reason was the first in its section to reach the finish line in the 102nd running of the Chicago to Mackinac race, yet she finished second to Flying Jenny VI.

Sufficient Reason, a 40-foot J124 owned by Mitchell Padnos and Tracy Brand of Holland and sailed out of the Macatawa Bay Yacht Club, completed the 333-mile course (289.4 nautical miles) from Chicago's Navy Pier to Mackinac Island in 46 hours, 40 minutes.  more...


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Sufficient Reason! Isn't that appropriate. Any boat that comes in over the line first is the winner! That is why I will pull any boat of mine out of any race where there are corrected times! That is like giving a A student a B so the other children can have a chance! James C. Landon III P.S. My favorite comfortable sailing craft. The J124 40 ft. and now the new J 42Ft.Valiant7/27/2010 2:37:44 PM
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