Sights and Sounds Of The 26th Trans Superior International Yacht Race

Created: August 12, 2019 09:33 PM

Nearly 40 teams raced the long way of Lake Superior in the 2019 Trans Superior International Yacht Race. It's every other year and 2019 marked the 26th running and 50 years since the first one.

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WDIO Photojournalists Ben Harper and Glenn Kellahan show us the sights and sounds of sailing with the crew of the Bayfield, Wisconsin-based 'Chewbacca.'

To hear comments from Chewbacca Owner/Captain Bill Peterson and crew members Jim Anderson and Carolyn Cone, click on the video box above.

Chewbacca had a crew of 12 and won it's division (ORR) with a time of two days, 10 hours, 24 minutes and 14 seconds.

For more on the Trans Superior International Yacht Race, click here.

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