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For Sale: Sloop Fixer-Upper


BOAT FOR SAIL -- FIXER-UPPER PROJECT BOAT -- approx 12 ft., 1 or 2-person, sloop rigged.  Not used since 1996.  Trailer appears useable   (requires tires & bearings repacked).  Present owner asking $250.
Contact John Morris, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



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Seger_Boat4Well maintained 1988 Catalina 22 for sale. New Roller Furling 135% Headsail. New Bimini.Pop top with Canvas cover.Gas shocks.Shore power with cord. 110 volt interior power.Interior led lighting.Battery maintainer.Swing keel.Depth sounder/fish finder.Anchor, vinyl rode,200' line.Fenders,dock lines. VHF. Cockpit table.Fire extinguishers.Trailer with extension for launching.Spare tire.New tires November 2015.Mast raising system.Wheels and brakes reconditioned Summer 2014. Time to move up. $10K. Bill Seger 630-282-4957

Boat ForSale EricMueller ThumbIncludes:
3 sails: Main sail, Working Jib and 150 Genoa. CDI roller furler, Raymarine Autotiller
Mercury 7.5 hp long shaft outboard, Compass, Running lights, and a dodger to enclose the poptop and a porta-potty. Contact: Eric Mueller. Cell: 815-275-7254. Click the picture to read more...

For Sale 2012 Jeanneau Schleck 72ppiT

Pete Schleck is considering moving to a trawler and has listed his 2012 Jeanneau Sun Odyssey for sale with Larsen Marine.  Info on the boat can be found at this link:
Contact Eric LeVine, Larsen Marine at 847-336-5456, X 826 if interested.





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Crowley's Yacht-a-Palooza

3434 East 95th Street
Chicago, Illinois 60617 

Save the date: Saturday, March 24, 2018

8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Come join us at Crowley’s Yacht Yard for their annual event Yacht-a-Palooza. They are having their usual schedule of seminars, vendors and sale in their Ship’s Store. Check out the schedule at: http://www.crowleys.com/

Midwest Women's Sailing Conference 2017

Saturday, May 19, 2018
8:00 A.M. - 7:00 P.M.

Registration will open in mid-January


Milwaukee Community Sailing Center
1450 N. Lincoln Memorial Drive
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
(414) 277-9094

Free Online Boating Safety Course

Offered by https://elearning.boatus.org/

Register online to create an account and then enroll in the IL Boating Safety Course using the Online Leaning Center.


After completion a certificate will be mailed to you. Read more...

Junior Sail Invitation

Junior Sail offers youth, ages 8 to 18, the opportunity to learn and develop boating and sailing skills. The program teaches safety, basic seamanship, racing, sportsmanship and respect for the environment. Read More...

Corinthian Yacht Club's Crew School

CCYC CrewSchool LogoOur CCYC Crew School will be starting on April 6th and take place for six consecutive Wednesdays. Sessions will begin at 7:00 p.m. each evening. Know of anyone who would like to find out more? For more info click on the link above or contact our Crew School Director Chris Garbacz at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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