Aiden Martin Is the ‘First Blockhead To The Island’ in the 2019 Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac

More importantly, his team won Section 1.

Aiden is 14. He sailed aboard the Nelson Marek 68 Sagamore. They finished in 1 day, 18 hours 29 minutes and 40 seconds.

Congratulations Aiden!

Award presented by Harken’s Heather Robertson

 

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