Marika Nigrelli, left, and Stacy McKenzie, work together to raise the spinnaker, a sail designed specifically for sailing off the wind, for "The O" on Wednesday, July 14, 2021, as part of the summer series in the Duluth Yacht Club's Wednesday night class races. Besides being a member of the crew for "The O," McKenzie is the Vice Commodore for the Duluth Yacht Club. (Dan Williamson / dwilliamson@duluthnews.com)
Marika Nigrelli, left, and Stacy McKenzie, work together to raise the spinnaker, a sail designed specifically for sailing off the wind, for "The O" on Wednesday, July 14, 2021, as part of the summer series in the Duluth Yacht Club's Wednesday night class races. Besides being a member of the crew for "The O," McKenzie is the Vice Commodore for the Duluth Yacht Club. (Dan Williamson / dwilliamson@duluthnews.com)

"Golden Draft" was one of the sailboats that raced Wednesday, July 14, 2021, as part of the summer series in the Duluth Yacht Club's Wednesday night class races. The boat owner is Paul Danielson. (Dan Williamson / dwilliamson@duluthnews.com)
"Golden Draft" was one of the sailboats that raced Wednesday, July 14, 2021, as part of the summer series in the Duluth Yacht Club's Wednesday night class races. The boat owner is Paul Danielson. (Dan Williamson / dwilliamson@duluthnews.com)

Cody Benz, a crew member with "The O," takes a moment to watch the competition on Wednesday, July 14, 2021, as part of the summer series in the Duluth Yacht Club's Wednesday night class races.  (Dan Williamson / dwilliamson@duluthnews.com)
Cody Benz, a crew member with "The O," takes a moment to watch the competition on Wednesday, July 14, 2021, as part of the summer series in the Duluth Yacht Club's Wednesday night class races. (Dan Williamson / dwilliamson@duluthnews.com)

Christian Fraser was the captain for the "The O" on Wednesday, July 14, 2021, as part of the summer series in the Duluth Yacht Club's Wednesday night class races. The races are often held on Lake Superior, but due to water conditions, this race was held in the Duluth Harbor Basin. (Dan Williamson / dwilliamson@duluthnews.com)
Christian Fraser was the captain for the "The O" on Wednesday, July 14, 2021, as part of the summer series in the Duluth Yacht Club's Wednesday night class races. The races are often held on Lake Superior, but due to water conditions, this race was held in the Duluth Harbor Basin. (Dan Williamson / dwilliamson@duluthnews.com)

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 "Kicks" is owned by Steve and Kris Henry. The sailboat raced on Wednesday, July 14, 2021, as part of the summer series in the Duluth Yacht Club's class races. "Kicks" features an all-female crew. (Dan Williamson / dwilliamson@duluthnews.com)
"Kicks" is owned by Steve and Kris Henry. The sailboat raced on Wednesday, July 14, 2021, as part of the summer series in the Duluth Yacht Club's class races. "Kicks" features an all-female crew. (Dan Williamson / dwilliamson@duluthnews.com)

According to The Duluth Yacht Club's website, its mission is to act in the best interest of sailing; to create, foster and encourage a camaraderie amongst all sailors and boaters in the Duluth-Superior area; to support that which is in the best interest of sailing and boating as a sport and recreation.  (Dan Williamson / dwilliamson@duluthnews.com)
According to The Duluth Yacht Club's website, its mission is to act in the best interest of sailing; to create, foster and encourage a camaraderie amongst all sailors and boaters in the Duluth-Superior area; to support that which is in the best interest of sailing and boating as a sport and recreation. (Dan Williamson / dwilliamson@duluthnews.com)

Crew members with "The O" organize the equipment after they finished racing on Wednesday, July 14, 2021, as part of the summer series in the Duluth Yacht Club's Wednesday night class races. "The O" is owned by Richard Fraser. (Dan Williamson / dwilliamson@duluthnews.com)
Crew members with "The O" organize the equipment after they finished racing on Wednesday, July 14, 2021, as part of the summer series in the Duluth Yacht Club's Wednesday night class races. "The O" is owned by Richard Fraser. (Dan Williamson / dwilliamson@duluthnews.com)