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  • 3rd Coast Cruising 3rd Coast Cruising
    We are Chicago's fastest growing sailing school and club. Our USCG licensed captains and certified instructors are knowledgeable, experienced and patient. We teach on 30-foot-plus cruisers from 8 different yacht manufacturers, giving you sailing skills that are easily transferable to other boats. Chicago, Illinois
    http://www.3rdcoastcruising.com/
    (Added: Sun Mar 04 2012) - Report this link as bad!
  • America's Boating Club Waukegan America's Boating Club Waukegan
    America's Boating Club Waukegan, also known as the Waukegan Sail and Power Squadron is a maritime community built For Boaters, By Boaters®. Our membership consists of people who love boating, including youngsters and old timers, neophytes and old salts, sailors, power boaters, loopers and circumnavigators. A few of us are even into padddling our boats. Most of our members live in northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin. We generally boat on Lake Michigan, but some of our members boat on smaller lakes, such as the Chain 'O Lakes or other regional lakes and rivers. A lot of our members keep their boats in harbors in Waukegan and Winthrop Harbor in Illinois, and Kenosha and Racine in Wisconsin. We provide many opportunities for social activities throughout the year, both on and off the water, including picnics, cruises and get-togethers. Sometimes we hold boating-related training sessions and feature guest speakers either dockside or at our general meetings. We also offer a variety of educational opportunities, including seminars and courses on a variety of subjects. One of our premier classes is America's Boating Course which is an introduction to boating. We do free Vessel Safety Checks in conjunction with the US Coast Guard Auxilliary. Waukegan, Illinois
    http://www.wspsboating.org/
    (Added: Tue Jan 10 2012) - Report this link as bad!
  • Chicago Maritime School Chicago Maritime School
    We provide maritime training and education taught by active mariners with commercial and revelry experience. Our signature course is offered to candidates for Coast Guard licenses, providing a solid foundation for a new captain exposing them to situations they will encounter in the wheelhouse. Coast Guard Approved Courses. Chicago, Illinois
    http://newcaptain.com/
    (Added: Sun Mar 27 2016) - Report this link as bad!
  • Chicago Maritime School Chicago Maritime School
    At Chicago Maritime School, we provide maritime training and education taught by active mariners with commercial and revelry experience. Our signature course is offered to candidates for Coast Guard licenses, providing a solid foundation for a new captain exposing them to situations they will encounter in the wheelhouse. All classes are taught by active professional mariners. Chicago, Illinois
    http://manasotamarine.com/
    (Added: Thu Jan 19 2017) - Report this link as bad!
  • Chicago Maritime School Chicago Maritime School
    At Chicago Maritime School we offer a wide selection of quality maritime and safety training taught by active mariners with both U. S. Coast Guard training and extensive commercial experience. Whether you’re a novice boater or a licensed captain, our signature courses provide a solid foundation to help you overcome the many challenges you may encounter the on the water. Offering Basic Boating Safety Courses and Coast Guard License Prep Courses. Des Plaines, Illinois
    http://chicagomaritimeschool.com/
    (Added: Fri Dec 25 2020) - Report this link as bad!
  • Chicago Sailing Chicago Sailing
    Since 1987, Chicago Sailing has been providing lessons, rentals, charters and racing programs to sailors of all skill levels in and around the Chicago area. Our instructional programs are comprehensive, and fully certified by US SAILING, the governing authority of sailing in America; and, therefore, recognized by charter companies world wide. We also offer a boat rental program. Chicago, Illinois
    http://www.chicagosailing.com/
    (Added: Mon Dec 06 2010) - Report this link as bad!
  • Community Sailing School @ Pistakee Community Sailing School @ Pistakee
    Established to serve the Chain of Lakes Community. We are so happy that you have found us and look forward to providing you and your family opportunities to get out on the water and discover all the fun and enjoyment sailing has to offer. Whether you are 4 or 84 we want to get you out on the water enjoying the lakes with us. Johnsburg, Illinois
    http://www.commsailpistakee.org/
    (Added: Thu Feb 09 2017) - Report this link as bad!
  • Fairwind Sail Charters Fairwind Sail Charters
    Fairwind is Chicago's oldest American Sailing Association certified training facility and premier Sailing Yacht Lease Share Program where you can sail your own yacht all season long for a fraction of what it costs to rent or own. Fairwind offers award winning American Sailing Association certified sailing instruction from Basic Keelboat and Basic Coastal Cruising through Bareboat Charter and Coastal Navigation. Fairwind's legendary Dragon Fleet features NEW BENETEAU yachts. Chicago, Illinois
    https://www.fairwindsail.com/
    (Added: Tue Mar 02 2010) - Report this link as bad!
  • Fox Valley Sail and Power Squadron Fox Valley Sail and Power Squadron
    The Fox Valley Sail and Power Squadron is a unit of United States Power Squadrons®. United States Power Squadrons is a non-profit educational organization devoted to making boating safer and more enjoyable by teaching a variety of boating and boating-related courses. he Fox Valley Sail and Power Squadron offer boating courses to the public several times a year. Throughout the year, members are offered a variety of courses including navigation, engine maintenance, weather, sail, etc. Fox Valley Sail and Power Squadron enjoys a variety of social activities during the year both on and off the water. These include dinners, cruises and parties. General membership meetings often include guest speakers on boating and boating related topics. Lake Michigan, the Fox River, Chain of Lakes and Lake Geneva. Northern Illinois
    http://www.fvspboating.org/
    (Added: Fri Jan 22 2021) - Report this link as bad!
  • Illinois Valley Sail and Power Squadron Illinois Valley Sail and Power Squadron
    Our mission is to provide recreational boaters with information that will help them to safely operate their boats and personal watercraft. We provide that information through public boating courses scheduled several times each year. We actively participate in the United States Coast Guard's Vessel Safety Check Program, whereby trained and certified Vessel Safety Examiners inspect watercraft free of charge to insure that they comply with all federal and state regulations. We are also a social organization, holding boating events, cruises, and dinners throughout the year. Our members regularly boat on the Illinois River, the Great Lakes, and other lakes and rivers throughout the country. Peoria, Illinois
    http://ilvalleyboating.org/
    (Added: Sun Jan 19 2020) - Report this link as bad!
  • Judd Goldman Adaptive Sailing Foundation Judd Goldman Adaptive Sailing Foundation
    Today, the adaptive sailing program consists of eight Freedom Independence 20's, eight Sonars, and four 2.4 meter sailboats. Over one thousand participants experience the joy and independence of sailing each year. In 1992 the JGASF, in partnership with Chicago Yacht Club, founded the North American Challenge Cup (NACC) for sailors with disabilities. The NACC continues to be a major disabled sailing event today. The NACC and the JGASF are proud to have been chosen by US Sailing for twelve years as the host to the national sailing championship for disabled sailors, the Independence Cup (renamed the US Disabled Sailing Championship). During the twelve years the combined event was known as the Independence Cup/North American Challenge Cup. Chicago, Illinois
    https://juddgoldmansailing.org/
    (Added: Mon Dec 28 2015) - Report this link as bad!
  • Mid Illini Sail & Power Squadron Mid Illini Sail & Power Squadron
    The Mid Illini Sail & Power Squadron is a US Power Squadron from District 20. The Mid Illini Sail & Power Squadron was formed in 1975. We are one of the 17 squadrons in Illinois, NW Indiana and SW Wisconsin. A large part of USPS is the educational program. We have a long history of success with our educational activities. Mid Illini earned the Educational Achievement award multiple times. Monthly social events include potlucks or a restaurant meal, chili cook-off, speakers on a wide variety of topics related to boating or not, white elephant auction, bingo, wine and cheese party hosted in a member’s home at Christmas time, etc. In the past, boating season events were focused around Cruise and Rendezvous, and monthly social events allowed us to 'talk about boating' during the non-boating season. Bloomington, Illinois
    http://midilliniusps.weebly.com/
    (Added: Sun Jan 19 2020) - Report this link as bad!
  • Sail Chicago Sail Chicago
    Sail Chicago is a community-based, all-volunteer sailing program providing sailing instruction and affordable access to sailing on Lake Michigan for adults 18+ in the Chicago area. We own and maintain a fleet of sailboats in the Chicago Harbor system. We have classes for beginner through advanced sailors, as well as ongoing educational activities throughout the year. Chicago, Illinois
    https://www.sailchicago.org/
    (Added: Thu Jan 02 2003) - Report this link as bad!
  • Sea Safaris Sailing School Sea Safaris Sailing School
    We offer basic through advanced skills including topical subjects – coastal navigation, celestial navigation and marine weather for children through adult. Skills gained through Sea Safaris courses prepare students to safely sail small through large craft in and beyond their home waters. Locations in Chicago and Waukegan, Illinois; and Milwaukee & Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin
    https://www.seasafarissailingschool.com/
    (Added: Sun Mar 04 2012) - Report this link as bad!
  • Sheridan Shore Sailing School Sheridan Shore Sailing School
    For more than 70 years, Sheridan Shore Sailing School has been proud to offer students of all ages the opportunity to experience the thrill, challenge and exhilaration of sailing. All of our coaches are U.S. Sailing Level 1 Small Boat and First AID/ CPR Certified. Our classes feature a low student-to-instructor ratio to teach the skills of sailing and seamanship to grade school, junior high school sailors, high school students and adults of all ability levels. Wilmette, Illinois
    https://www.sheridanshoresailingschool.org/
    (Added: Fri Nov 10 2017) - Report this link as bad!
  • Skokie Valley Sail and Power Squadron Skokie Valley Sail and Power Squadron
    We are Skokie Valley Sail and Power Squadron, a unit of the United States Power Squadrons. Our members love boating and being on the water. Most of our members reside in Northern Cook, Lake and McHenry Counties in Illinois. They sail out of ports in Lake Michigan, including North Point, Waukegan, Kenosha and Racine harbors, as well as the Chain O'Lakes and the Fox River. Since 1961, Skokie Valley's activities involve the three primary objectives of USPS: community service, continuing education, and enjoying the friendship and camaraderie of our fellow members. Skokie Valley offers several boating safety courses on a regular basis to boaters in our communities. On-the-water activities include cruises, rendezvous, navigation contests and even fishing derbies. Northern Cook, Lake and McHenry Counties in Illinois.
    http://www.skokievalleypowersquadron.org/
    (Added: Sat Mar 28 2015) - Report this link as bad!
  • US Maritime Academy | Chicago US Maritime Academy | Chicago
    US Maritime Academy Chicago provides quality, first class education for those interested in the pursuit of excellence in the marine environment. USMA Chicago has the distinction of being "the benchmark in Captain's training" and the only local company certified to give the tests. Our 80-hour Captains Class covers everything you need to know to get your license, in a way that helps you retain what you have learned. We are not a weekend cram course. The Master 100 ton Captains Class prepares you to be an informed, safety conscious and law abiding marine officer. Chicago, Illinois
    http://www.chicagocaptainsclasses.com/
    (Added: Thu Jan 26 2017) - Report this link as bad!

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