Are you looking for a new, fun way to use your boat?  Interested in a small dose of friendly competition?  The Chicago Area Sail Racing Association invites you to participate in its new Casual Race Series.  Come enjoy a fun, casual race on Chicago’s lakefront, and a great party at one of Chicago’s great yacht clubs.  Casual Races will be held on the following dates:

Abe Jacobs Regatta

Burnham Park Yacht Club
Sunday, June 25th

Columbia Yacht Club
Casual Regatta

Columbia Yacht Club
Sunday, July 9th

Verve Cup

Chicago Yacht Club
Saturday, August 12th

Air Show Regatta

Burnham Park Yacht Club/ Jackson Park Yacht Club Sunday, August 20th

Hobelman Regatta

Chicago Corinthian Yacht Club
Sunday, August 27th

Chicago Regatta

Chicago Yacht Club
Saturday, September 9th

  • All Races start at 1230 hours and feature an easy to understand, pressure free start. Starts and courses will be close to shore and easy to follow.

  • A fun party will follow at one of CASRA’s five member clubs, with plenty of awards.

  • Races are free to all boats moored in one of Westrec Marina’s Chicago harbors, thanks to generous support from Westrec. No memberships, certificates, or fees required!


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Come out this season, and party and race with us.
We hope to see you on the water!