Navy Pier to host $100,000 sailing race

July 10, 2012 8:47:47 PM PDT
Some of the world's top-ranked skippers have brought their boats and sailing teams to Navy Pier.

12 teams are competing in the Chicago Match Cup sailing race.

Qualifying gets under way Wednesday off the east end of the pier.

The event runs through the weekend. $100,000 in prize money and points toward the Match Cup World Championship are at stake.