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Long Live the Goats!
" . . . As you undoubtedly know, members of the Island Goats Sailing Society have sailed in at least twenty-five Chicago Mackinac Races. We Goats do not just graze and drink together, but are involved in many activities to perpetuate and commemorate the Chicago Mackinac Race. It will be pleasant to have the space to tell of our contributions to Mackinac Island's Medical Center, about our Large Red Nun Buoy and Plaque on the beach near the Finish Line and of our most enjoyable meetings, honors and other activities. The most characteristic quality of Island Goats is their sense of humor about the seeming absurdity of the many situations encountered in getting to Mackinac Island each July. Goat Anne Juell expressed it well when she said "Friendship is the most important part of the racing." . . ."
Excerpted from the
Introduction to Tales of the Chicago Mackinac Race by Deane Tank Sr. June 1998
The Flag Officers and Directors of The Island Goats Sailing Society
are Pleased to Announce a Wonderful New Addition to Our Goat Store!
We Have Partnered with TEAMONE Newport They are a Premier
Purveyor of Sailing and Foul Weather Gear for the Active Sailor.
Custom Embroidery of all Items is their Speciallity. We Will have the IGSS Logos Available
and You can Supply Your Boat Logos as well. Please Click Here Or Below to Visit Out Goat Store for the Link to TEAMONE Newport our Newest Store Addition!
Click to See Our Store's Newest Feature!
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Race to Mackinac Island 25 times or more and you too can be a member of the Island Goats Sailing Society. Click Here to Join!
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