2018 PHRF Fleet Party
OCTOBER 27, 2018

The 2018 PHRF Fleet Party will be held at Columbia Yacht Club on Saturday, October 27! Doors open at 6pm, door prizes galore. Awards start at 6:30pm. Cash cover $15. Cash bar. Food for purchase. Live music featuring Mr. Blotto!

News & Events

2018 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Offshore Regatta
SEPTEMBER 14–16, 2018

The Great Lakes Intercollegiate Offshore Regatta will be held at the Chicago Corinthian Yacht Club over the weekend of September 14–16 2018. On Friday, September 14th, teams are invited to practice in the afternoon. Racing will occur on Saturday and Sunday. Teams will depart on Sunday, September 16th. A more detailed schedule will be out closer to the event.

Skyway Yacht Works 3 Crib Fiasco
SEPTEMBER 23, 2018

This year's event will feature a new twist which will allow small water line boats to finish at the Offshore Buoy in the middle of the course if they choose. This will also serve as an automatic course shortening device if the wind does not cooperate. The protocol for finishing short will be in the Sailing Instructions.

Chicago Yacht Club Verve Cup 2018
AUGUST 10–12, 2018

The Chicago Yacht Club 2018 Verve Cup will feature distance racing and bouy racing. For 125 years, this race has been a mainstay of Chicago racing.

Skyway Yacht Works 2018 Colors Regatta
JUNE 2, 2018

COLORS, Columbia One-Level Offshore Racing Series, has been Chicago’s shake-the-sheets event since 1995. More than 100 boats race annually during the first weekend of June and the strong one-design presence of the Beneteau, J/Boat, Tartan-10 and other large fleets designates the event as a tune-up for the season.

Skyway Yacht Works Dash to the Dock
MAY 12, 2018

The 5th Annual Skyway Yacht Works Dash to the Dock Regatta is on for Saturday May 12. It is the annual start of the season and an event aimed at getting people out of the yard and into the harbor. This year’s event features a breakfast and harbor start from the yard. Last year we started later and ended the race with a lunch consisting of encased meats, grilled vegetables, and a keg of Laguintas beer. 

Skyway Yacht Works Gumbo Days
APRIL 21, 2018

Come and visit us on Saturday, April 21st between 10 am and 2 pm for some gumbo! There will also be lots of experts giving out advice and answering questions. Here's a preview of some of them.