Storms shorten day at Chicago NOOD

Chicago, IL (June 12, 2021) – World-champion sailor Andy Horton, who is competing in the 2021 NOOD Regatta Chicago, said that no one on their Great Lakes 52 team believed the forecasted afternoon thunderstorm would materialize but when it did, he agreed ending racing early for the day was the right call.

“I told the Fox team that the windiest place I have ever been was during a storm in Chicago and it blew 76 knots,” he says. “Anything can happen here and do not underestimate this lake.”

All competitors completed two races before being sent to safe harbor before the worst of the storm passed…

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