The Great Lakes Fleet is very, very pleased to report that in the first three weeks registration has been open that 16 J109’s have already registered for the event – including boats from three of the five Great Lakes and from as far away as Connecticut! The fleet hopes to add several more for what is shaping up to be a truly epic event. Please check the event website www.J109Chicago.org for further information.
One local J109 is currently available for charter for the event so if interested please contact fleet captain Pete Priede at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information soon. Additionally, if hauling your boat to Chicago is an option please check the “Visiting Captains” section of the event website for discounted rigging, free docking information and accommodations packages.
This event is well timed to take the best advantage of all the great summer things that sailing in the Chicago area offers:
- The renowned Chicago Air and Water show take place during our NAs regatta giving your family plenty to be occupied with while your team is out on the water https://www.chicago.gov/
- The Chicago Yacht Club Verve Regatta features three days of one design J109 buoy racing to tune up your team the weekend immediately preceding the NAs event https://www.vervecup.
- The historic 333 mile Chicago to Mackinac race is a must do for all sailor’s bucket list, just three weeks before the NAs beginning on July 18! https://www.
cycracetomackinac.com/ If interested you must apply for an invitation soon to not be left out.
The Great Lakes fleet looks forward to seeing you here!
Fleet Captain and Class VP