28th biennial Trans Superior wraps up with a voyage under the Aerial Lift Bridge

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Monday the 28th biennial sailing race known as the Trans Superior wrapped up with teams sailing underneath the majestic Aerial Lift Bridge in Duluth.

The two day race had around 30 teams sailing approximately 159.7 miles. The race starts in Whitefish Bay and finishes in Duluth.

The winning sail team ended up being the crew aboard the Talisman. Skipper Bruce Aikens has been sailing in the Trans Superior for 5 years and says that to win this year’s was truly and honor.

“It takes a lot of work and a lot of equipment and if you keep at it good things will happen,” says Bruce.

“It’s one of the most beautiful epic races courses in the world. So we love coming on Lake Superior and racing it is just an amazing body of water and an incredibly challenging.”

When the crew docked behind the DECC they were met with champagne and their plaque for first place.