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Pentastar Aviation® Sponsors 2015 Bell’s Beer Bayview Mackinac Race

Waterford, Mich. – Pentastar Aviation announces that it is a sponsor of the 91st running of the Bell’s Beer Bayview Mackinac Race, which begins July 18, from Port Huron and concludes at Mackinac Island.

“Being part of this traditional yacht race is very exciting for us,” said Greg Schmidt, Pentastar Aviation’s President and CEO. “It’s an honor to partner with the Bayview Yacht Club in its 100th year as one of this country’s most historic sailing clubs.”

Organized by the century-old Bayview club, this year’s Port Huron-to-Mackinac regatta will feature more than 260 competing boats, 2,500 sailors and 75,000 spectators.

The race begins at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 18 just north of the Blue Water Bridge in Port Huron. The competitors will cover either 204 or 259 nautical miles of Lake Huron, depending on class, over two or three days and finish at Mackinac Island in the Straits of Mackinac.

About Pentastar Aviation

Pentastar Aviation is a leader in the world of business aviation, providing aircraft management, advisory services, aircraft maintenance, avionics services, interior services, FBO services, and award winning private jet charter operated through Pentastar Aviation Charter, Inc. The company is committed to delivering the highest standards of safety and service excellence to their customers.

Pentastar Aviation has been servicing regional and global travelers for more than 50 years and is headquartered at Oakland County International Airport (KPTK). For more information, please visit