Annual Regattas & 2019 Race Schedule


Below are the regattas that CCYC hosts every year in chronological order from spring to fall (click on the regatta title to see more information):

  • Rossberger Memorial Regatta - Spring Opener
    • 2018 Spring Opener

      Date: Saturday May 26, 2018

             Notice of Race
             Results        Sailing Instructions: Buoy

      CCYC opens it's racing season with the Rossberger Regatta Weekend -- two days of
      sailing that kicks off with our Edwin Reinholtzen Spring Opener, the first competitive
      Area III regatta on the Lake.

      Shake off the cobwebs of winter with our traditional buoy race, or the 2nd Annual long
      distance course featuring in-port courses from 14-23 nm. Registration links above are for the Buoy race - other links for the Distance Race can be found at Spring Opener Distance Race

      Saturday night, come out for the Spring Opener Party featuring a cash bar, live music
      and BBQ on the Patio. Enjoy the best view of downtown, and also the recently renovated outdoor patio at CCYC.  Bar Opens at 6pm followed by live music.

      Created to honor Past Commodore Bill Rossberger, the overall winner of Saturday's
      Spring Opener & The Olympic Cup Regatta (following on Sunday) will be inscribed on
      the Rossberger Trophy, which remains on display at CCYC.

  • Rossberger Regatta - Olympic Cup
    • 2018 Olympic Cup

      Date: Sunday, May 27, 2018

             Notice of Race
              Results        Sailing Instructions

      CCYC's second race day in the Rossberger Regatta Weekend, The Olympic Cup,
      will include buoy races on Sunday, May 27, 2018.

      Created to honor Past Commodore of both CCYC and CYC, Bill Rossberger, this regatta
      weekend is a competitive way to kick off your season of racing on the Lake 
      with friends and crew.  The overall winner of the 2018 Spring Opener & The
      Olympic Cup will be inscribed on the Rossberger Trophy, which remains on display at CCYC.

      Our Spring Opener Party will be hosted Saturday, May 26, at CCYC with live music
      and cash bar. Come down to the club and enjoy great music & dancing starting at 6pm.
  • Waukegan to Chicago Regatta
    • 2018 Waukegan to Chicago

      Date: Saturday, June 16, 2018 & Sunday, June 17, 2018

             Notice of Race
              Results        Sailing Instructions

      There are two stages to this port-to-port race, with the Chicago to Waukegan
      leg kicking things off on Saturday, June 16. This leg is sponsored by
      the Waukegan Yacht Club. The second stage, the Waukegan to Chicago,
      concludes at CCYC on Sunday June 17.

      Come join racers in a fun, long distance sail up the western coast of Lake Michigan.  Spend the night in Waukegan Harbor, explore the lovely Waukegan Yacht Club, and tune-up your long-distance skills with your crew. 

      Registration and Race Information is for the CCYC Sponsored leg of this race - Waukegan to Chicago.  For the first leg please see Chicago to Waukegan information

  • Hobelman One Design
    • The Gim Hobelman One Design Regatta is named in honor of David Earl (Gim) Hobelman, who joined CCYC at its founding in 1934 and served as Commodore from 1943 until his death in 1945.

      The regatta is supported and hosted by Chicago Corinthian Yacht Club each year.  It is organized by one or more of the one-design fleets at CCYC.  It is open to one-design fleets from any club; visiting fleets are welcome and encouraged to participate.

      For event details and Registration please visit the  Hobelman One Design Regatta website.

  • Kaczmarek Cup
    • 2018 Herb Kaczmarek Fall Closer & Long Distance

      Date: Saturday, September 15, 2018

             Notice of Race
              Results        Sailing Instructions

      Join CCYC for the Fall Closer race of the 2018 season.  Regatta includes a Distance race and party at CCYC to follow.  Race registration information can be found at 2018 Herb Kaczmarek Regatta.

      Additional details on race and entertainment to be posted soon.
  • Hobelman Offshore Regatta
    • 2018 Offshore Hobelman Regatta

      Date: Sunday, August 19, 2018

             Notice of Race
              Results        Sailing Instructions

      Join the CCYC Offshore Fleet on Sunday, August 19 for this annual buoy race regatta that dates back to 1941.  

  • Red Flannels Regatta
  • Hairy Scary Regatta

2014 Hairy Scary Regatta