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July 2018

Chicago Yacht Club: Race to Mackinac

July 21

Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac: At 333 miles (289.4 nautical miles), the Race to Mackinac is the oldest annual freshwater distance race in the world. 'The Mac' starts at the Chicago Lighthouse, just off Navy Pier and continues to Mackinac Island.

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Chicago Scene Boat Party

July 28

In 2001 Chicago Scene founder Ted Widen gathered a small group of friends and their boats together and headed out to the “Playpen"...This was the birth of the “Chicago Scene Boat Party,” an annual event that is now the largest on Lake Michigan.

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August 2018

Chicago Air & Water Show

August 18 - August 19

The Chicago Air and Water Show presented by Shell Oil Products U.S. and the City of Chicago is the largest FREE show of its kind in the United States. The show can be viewed along the lakefront from Fullerton to Oak Street, with North Avenue Beach as the focal point.

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September 2018

Winter Storage Rates Increase

September 15
October 2018

2019 Season Invoices Mailed to Customers

October 1

Chicago Harbors Close for 2018 Season

October 31
November 2018

Late Leaver Harbor Closes

November 15

Please contact the Chicago Harbors if you'd like to apply for a late leaver permit allowing you to keep your boat in the designated late leaver harbor until November 15th.

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December 2018

First Installment Payment Due to Hold Assignment for 2019

December 15

Deadline for Full Payment Discount (3%)

December 15
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