Skyline Series

Wednesday Night Racing at its Finest!

The Skyline Series is a series of casual races on Wednesday or Thursday evenings throughout the summer.  They are great opportunities for casual sailors to get involved in racing at a casual level and also a great opportunity for regular sailors to participate in a more casual race and try out new crew or their regular crew in new positions.  We have opportunities at both our Monroe and Belmont Stations.

Monroe Skyline Series

The Wednesday Night Skyline Series runs May 15, 2019 through September 25, 2019 at Chicago yacht Club's Monroe Station. We primarily race in conjunction with Columbia Yacht Club. CYC members will be scored at both Columbia (for the multi club prizes) and at CYC against other CYC boats.  There is an after party each night with a buffet and drink specials at CYC.  CYC boats need to register at both CYC and COLYC sites.  See links below.  

Click here for COLYC Registration and NOR
For Monroe Skyline Series Results, please click here.
Coordinator:  Dave Dickerson   Dave@dickerson1.com   630-640-3399  

Belmont Skyline Series

Belmont Wednesday Night Skyline Series Runs May 22, 2019 through September 25, 2019.  We race primarily on our own course starting directly outside of the Belmont Harbor entrance.  In 2019, we will be joining Chicago Corinthian Yacht Club at their race course on six Wednesdays.  At the conclusion of racing each Wednesday, join us at Belmont Station for weekly awards, food, drinks and camaraderie. 
For Belmont Skyline Series results, please click here.
Coordinator:  Mike Platzke   michael.platzke@gmail.com   630-853-2950

Event Information

The races are open to monohull keelboats with auxiliary motors and Etchells, Shields,  and Sonars stored/moored in the Belmont or Montrose Westrec harbors. Eligible boats may enter one of five sections: Inshore One-Design, Jib and Main, Tartan Ten, J/105 or Offshore with Spinnaker. Eligible boats may enter by submitting a completed Belmont Skyline Series Registration, together with any required fee, to the series contact prior to the first race in which the boat will sail. Stay tuned for registration!

Chicago Yacht Club clinics

Interested in how to maintain your PFD?

 As part of its efforts to provide opportunities for safety education to the boating community, the Chicago Yacht Club and Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac Committee committs to hosting Life Jacket Clinics.The purpose of the clinics is to invite boaters in the area to bring in their life jacket, learn to repack, how and when to maintain, product recall updates, and when to replace.
Interested in coming to a Life Jacket Clinic? Click the link below!

life jacket clinics
Event Contacts

Event Contacts

Name: Sydney Symons 

Title: Regatta Manager

Phone Number: 312-617-2279

Email:  regattamanager@chicagoyachtclub.org

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