Sailing on Lake Michigan

 2017 Fall Opti Sailing Registration


Registration is open: click here to sign up.

*Please note there will be no RWB and/or Green Fleet practices during scheduled regattas. 


Lime Fleet: Member $350, Jr Member $550, Non-Member $650
Green Fleet: Member $550, Jr Member $750, Non-Member $850
RWB: Member $750, Jr Member $950

Opti Charter Boats

Need a boat? CYC Club Optimists are available to charter for $100 for the fall or spring season, and $500 for full summer/ $250 for half summer.  Charter boats are available for Lime and Green Fleet Sailors only. Sailors must own their own boat in RWB Fleet. Charter includes: hull, sail, spars, and blades. Charters will be assigned on the first day of practice. Charter agreements must be signed and turned in prior to chartering.
Charter Agreement Form

Information Needed

To complete Sailing School Online Registration you will need the following items and/or information.

Note: Due to a change in our system, parents registering multiple sailors must create individual profiles and accounts for each sailor. 

Payment Method

  • Members: Member Number (You must pay using your Member account to get Member pricing)
  • Junior Members: Jr Member Number (You must pay using your Jr Member account to get Jr. Member pricing)
  • Non-members: Credit or Debit Card (Visa or MasterCard only, please)


Not a member?  The Chicago Yacht Club offers a variety of options including Junior membership! Click here to contact Membership Marketing Director Emily Giaimo for additional information

Medical Information

You will need to provide the following medical information during the registration process: 

  • Primary care physician
  • Physician phone number
  • Insurance carrier
  • Name on policy
  • Policy Number
  • List of allergies, medications and/or medical history


If you have trouble with or questions about the registration process, please feel free to contact the Sailing School Office at or 773-477-7575 ext. 5565.