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More than 90 participants registered for the race, coming from more than ten states, and even countries as far as Germany and Sweden.

Lake Charlevoix was chosen by the Detroit News Ice Yacht Racing Association for their Central Region North American Championship.

In the newspaper:
Ice sailors from around the world race on Lake Charlevoix

CHARLEVOIX COUNTY, Mich. (WPBN/WGTU) — Almost 100 ice sailors from around the world have converged on Lake Charlevoix for a North American championship race.

“It’s exhilarating, is the first word that comes to mind,” said James Thieler, a sailor from Newport, Rhode Island.

“Lots of people love it, especially the people who are here right now,” said Robbie Evans, who lives from Minnesota.