by Meredith Laitos
Meredith Laitos is SAIL’s Senior Editor. She sails in and around Boston and specializes in charter destinations.
by Meredith Laitos, Posted September 13, 2011When the Chicago Match Race Center (CMRC) planted its roots in Lake Michigan in 2009, founders Don Wilson and Bill Hardesty were hoping to fill a void in American sailboat racing. They recognized that though match racing was gaining international momentum through the America’s Cup, the World Match Race Tour and the 2012 Olympics, American sailors had few serious venues at which to train and