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Race/Cruise to Winthrop Harbor

September 22, 2018

winthrop harbor

The Waukegan Yacht Club has been invited to race / cruise to Winthrop Harbor Saturday, Sept 22 & Sunday, Sept 23. This event is open to all Waukegan members and guests.

Racing to Winthrop Harbor

The race will start at noon (1200) for all sections at Green Buoy #3, 1 mile east of the entrance to Waukegan Harbor. Leave the buoy on your left and do not cross the line before 1200.

The finish line extends 090 degrees from the Winthrop Harbor entrance. Boaters will mark their own finish time and report that time to Jim Hellquist.

Cruising to Winthrop Harbor

If you do not want to race, sail and motor cruisers are invited to come up to Winthrop Harbor and join the fun. Cruisers can start and arrive at any time.

Drive up to Winthrop Harbor

If you don’t have a boat or are unable to sail or motor up to Winthrop, you are invited to drive up and join the fun. Come up early and welcome the cruisers and racers or arrive at party time! We hope that all Waukegan | Joseph Conrad Yacht Club members join us in Winthrop Harbor.

No boat, no car, no problem. Take Metra!

Don’t have a car? Don’t have a boat? Take the train! Metra has a stop in Winthrop Harbor. Check the Metra website for the Union Pacific North Line for arrival and departure times.

FREE overnight slips

North Point Marina will provide FREE slips to all Waukegan boaters. On arrival, contact the harbor master at Winthrop Harbor. All boats are welcome to stay overnight.

Party at North Point!

North Point Marina is sponsoring a FREE party for Waukegan members and guests. The party will include food and drink. All clubs members are encouraged to join the festivities.

Breakfast at North Point

North Point Marina will provide a continental breakfast for all boats staying overnight.

Return to Waukegan

Racers and cruisers may return to Waukegan at any time Saturday or Sunday. It’s up to you. At this time, no race is planned for Sunday, but we are willing to set something up if there is enough interest. Race and Party sponsored by North Point.


September 22, 2018


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Waukegan Yacht Club
199 North Harbor Place
Waukegan, IL 60085 United States
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