Welcome to Skyway Yacht Works
1st Annual 2013 Skyway Yacht Works J/Day Regatta - June 29
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Situated in Chicago just a mile and a half off of Lake Michigan on the Calumet River, Skyway Yacht Works offers a convenient solution to your boat storage needs - either commercial or recreational.
Located in Chicago just off of 100th St., Skyway Yacht Works haul-out facility and gleaming indoor storage and outdoor boat yard are ideally situated for boaters from the Chicago and Northwest Indiana area. Our landmark-the Skyway Bridge-is easy to spot and when you arrive for haulout, you will pull off the main river channel into our slip-safely away from the river traffic.
Along with indoor heated and outdoor boat storage, we also offer full fiberglass and gelcoat repair, keel work, rigging, electronics - we are a Certified Garmin Installer - Mercruiser outdrive work, Yanmar engine repairs. We are Weterbeke and Universal Engine dealers . We have a ship store with full winterizing inventory, detailing , electrical, plumbing and fiberglass supplies. All this is available at a sensible rate in a convenient location.
With our radiant heat system, boat owners can work through the winter on their boats in a very comfortable environment. If you should need experise, Skyway offers many services to repair and restore your boat after a summer spent on Lake Michigan.
Skyway Yacht Works' winter storage contract includes haul out, launch, power wash, blocking and necessary jack stands or cradle movement plus free water and electric-- within 50 feet of your boat.
We are far above O’Brien Lock at 100th St. in Chicago - a little over a mile off the lake. Sailboats no longer need to unstep their masts to get their boats into storage for the winter. Only three bridges need to be raised and they are manned 24/7. Reservations will be necessary, and may be made through the contact link below or by calling the yard at (773) 734-7777.
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