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 - 5/25/19
    • 2019 Spring Opener

      Date: Saturday May 25, 2019

             Notice of Race
             Results        Sailing Instructions: Buoy

      CCYC opens it's racing season with the Rossberger Memorial 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 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 Memorial Regatta - Olympic Cup - 5/26/19
    • 2019 Olympic Cup

      Date: Sunday, May 26, 2019

             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 26, 2019.

      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 25, at CCYC with live music and cash bar. Come down to the club and enjoy great music & dancing starting at 6pm.
  • Chicago to Waukegan to Chicago Regatta - 6/22/19 & 6/23/19
    • 2019 Waukegan to Chicago

      Date: Saturday, June 22, 2019 & Sunday, June 23, 2019

             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 23.

      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

  • Gim Hobelman One-design Regatta - 6/23/19
    • 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.

  • Herb Kaczmarek Regatta - 7/27/19
    • 2019 Herb Kaczmarek Regatta

      Date: Saturday, July 27, 2019

             Notice of Race
              Results        Sailing Instructions

      Additional details on race and entertainment to be posted soon.
  • Ginny Waskel Casual Race - 7/28/19
  • Hobelman Offshore Regatta - 8/25/19
    • 2019 Hobelman Regatta (Offshore)

      Date: Sunday, August 25, 2019

             Notice of Race
              Results        Sailing Instructions

      Join the CCYC Offshore Fleet on Sunday, August 25 for this annual buoy race regatta that dates back to 1941.  

  • Red Flannels Regatta - 9/21/19 & 9/22/19
  • Hairy Scary Regatta

2014 Hairy Scary Regatta