We run on volunteer power. 

Sail Chicago is run entirely by its volunteer members. More than 200 sailors chip in to offer low-cost sailing lessons and classes, access to well-maintained sailboats, member activities, and a strong connection to the Chicago sailing community. 

It's the best deal in town. 



Learn how to sail with basic to advanced classes taught by volunteer, certified instructors.


Join our organization and sail our fleet of Colgate 26, Ideal 18, Rhodes 19, and Hunter 34 sailboats.


Race our Colgate 26s and connect with a vibrant, passionate Chicago sailboat racing community.