Annual Regattas


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
    • 2017 Spring Opener

      Date: Saturday May 27, 2017

             Notice of Race
             Results        Sailing Instructions #1-#4

      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.

      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 the newly redecorated
      CCYC.  Bar Opens at 6pm followed by music from Small Time Dave & The Windy City Groove at 7pm

      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
    • 2017 Olympic Cup

      Date: Sunday, May 28, 2017

             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 28, 2017.

      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 2017 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 27, at CCYC with live music
      and cash bar. Come down to the club and enjoy great music & dancing starting at 7pm.
  • Waukegan to Chicago Regatta
    • 2017 Waukegan to Chicago

      Date: Sunday, June 18, 2017

             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 17. This leg is sponsored by
      the Waukegan Yacht Club. The second stage, the Waukegan to Chicago,
      concludes at CCYC on Sunday June 18.

  • Hobelman One Design
    • The Gin Hobelman One Design Regatta is organized by Chicago Corinthian Yacht Club in conjunction with Vanguard Fleet 67 and the Laser Fleet. The event will be a Laser District Grand Prix Event. Sections are open for Laser Standard, Radial, and 4.7, Vanguard 15, and Rhodes 19.

      July 29 - 30, 2017

      Event Details and Registration: Hobelman Regatta Registration

      Chicago Corinthian Yacht Club

  • Kaczmarek Cup
    • 2017 Herb Kaczmarek Fall Closer & Long Distance

      Date: Saturday, September 30, 2017

             Notice of Race
              Results        Sailing Instructions

  • Hobelman Offshore Regatta
    • 2017 Hobelman Regatta

      Date: Sunday, August 27, 2017

             Notice of Race
              Results        Sailing Instructions

      Join the CCYC Offshore Fleet on Sunday, August 27 for this annual buoy race regatta that dates back to 1941.  

      Race registration is open for all classes until Friday August 21. 

  • Red Flannels Regatta
    • 56th Annual Red Flannels Regatta

      Date: September 23-24, 2017

             Race Documents
              Results        Registrant List

      Join Chicago Corinthian Yacht Club and the CCYC Laser Fleet as they welcome J-70, Rhodes19, and Laser sailors from around the US and Canada for the annual Red Flannels Regatta.

      Come out for two days of world-class competitive sailing for this special group. 


      Saturday, September 23
      900         Competitors meeting
      930         Harbor Gun
      1030       First Warning
      1800       Sundown Party
      1800       Dinner (Order off the menu.)

      Sunday, September 24
      930         Harbor Gun
      1030       First Warning
      1400       No Warning after this Time
      After Racing Awards Presentation, Chicago Corinthian Yacht Club

      All of the information, including registration and race documents, can be found on Regatta Network.

      Contact: Christa Georgeson

      Recent Past Results:
      2016 Results
      2015 Results

      2016 - Credits to Jaroslaw Naruszewicz

  • Hairy Scary Regatta
    • 2015 Hairy Scary Regatta

      Saturday, October 24, 2015

             Notice of Race
              Results        Sailing Instructions

      A unique day of racing for Vanguard 15s, the annual CCYC Hairy Scary Regatta mixes competitive sailing with creative costumes, and an opportunity to test skills with a range of partners during the day.  

      Teams of 2v2 are mixed into a Round Robin and sail on several courses.  Team and individual prizes are awarded for skill, best costume, impressive wipe outs, and more.  Races run from 10am to 4pm, with registration opening at 8:30am.

      Complete race rules and registration links are above.  Halloween costumes are required for each participant.  For further information, please contact Andy Camarda at

2014 Hairy Scary Regatta