2019 Sailing Schedule

2019 Confirmed Sailing Schedule

Northwest Sailing Association

As of 5/5/2019

May 18

Lake Geneva Sail
Joe Rittner

Sail with the scows - unofficial opener

May 31 - Jun 2

Lake Mendota Ice Breaker
John Morris

Official trailer sailors season opener

Jun 8

Shake down sail
this “sail” will not have a cruise captain

This is an “open sail” weekend for captains to recruit NWSA crew to help them get their boat ready and sailed to their respective harbors. Captains can create their own event by using the “Create an Event” button on the web site. Great experience for new crew. 

Jun 15

Ed Gans Memorial - Chicago
Asayo Horibe

Lake Michigan opener for Chicago harbors

Jun 16

Father's Day Picnic - Waukegan
Hal Shanafield

Grill and sail. North side of the Waukegan harbor, convenient to the restrooms. We will sail afterwards.

Jun 21 - Jun 23

Lake Mendota/Summer Sailstice

Long weekend trailer sail will include Summer Sailstice on Lake Mendota

Jun 22

Lake Michigan/Summer Sailstice
North - Sally/George Andersson
South - Larry Makowski

All Lake Michigan sail to support beginning of summer and the solstice for the global community

Jun 29

Kenosha Sail - 1
Bill Fetter

Enjoy this popular harbor just north of the border

Jul 4

Open Sail
No cruise captain


Jul 6

Assayo's Lamb Roast
Asayo Horibe

One of the best parties and definitely best lamb roast of the season.

Jul 13

Start of Mac Race - Chicago

Watch the start of the 360-mile Mac race from the water. Sail out of all Chicago harbors.

Jul 13

Start of Hook Race - Racine

Long distance race from Racine to Menominee MI. Exciting alternative to Mac race for northern boats.

Jul 20

Kenosha to Racine sail /flotilla sail

New idea. Practice flotilla sailing to destination points on a predetermined course to Racine

Jul 25 - 28

Door County
Asayo Horibe

Stay at Alpine Inn in Egg Harbor; make this your mini vacation at the Cape Cod the Midwest

Jul 27

Open Sail


Aug 3

Kenosha Sail 2 (Tall ships)
Ed Morosky

A "twofer" - sail from a favorite harbor and experience the Tall Ship tour

Aug 9 - 11

West Coast Sail to Port Washington

Progressive sail from Chicago to points north ending in Port Washington, WI

Aug 17 - 18

Air and Water Show / Full Moon Sail

Watch this annual extravaganza from the best lakefront vantage point

Aug 16 - 19

Green Lake Sail

Get your reservations for the Green Lake Conference Center as early as possible and enjoy the lake sails

Aug 25


To be determined.

Aug 30 - Sep 2

West shore sail to Milwaukee

A second chance to enjoy a progressive long distance sail up the lakeshore to Milwaukee


LakeGeneva 1 Rittner


Boat Towing

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