Racing News

The Hook Race

the hook julay 2010 The 27th consecutive running of the Hook Race will be held on July 24, 2010, beginning at the Racine Yacht Club in Racine, Wisconsin and finishing at M&M Yacht club in Menominee, Michigan. Highlights of the event include all divisions PHRF; reasonable entry fee and safety requirements; doublehanded division; growing multihull section; music/entertainment/games; prerace party at Racine Yacht Club; great buffets, both pre- and postrace.

There will be amenities for both Racers and Cruisers at the finish. The finish line is a short walk from and within view of the M&M Yacht Club (, which is adjacent to the Menominee Municipal Marina -

There will be a spectator area near finish line; transient dockage for racers • Hot showers, fuel, pumpouts, laundry facilities, Internet access, ice, boater's lounge and much more at the municipal marina

• For cruisers, shuttle from Nest Egg Marina to M&M Yacht Club (reservations required)

• Nearby: Restaurants, Bars, Ship's Store, Shops, Antique Mall—all adjacent to or within a few blocks of the marina. Racers will have priority dockage at the municipal marina.

Contacts: Buck Mercer,
HOOK Race Chairman,
at 262-752-0571, or via e-mail at
Racine Yacht Club at 262-634-8585,
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