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Garage Roofing on Friday, April 20

April 18, 2018 – Volunteers met at the club yesterday and tore off the old roof. They replaced the skylights and started roofing the garage. The work was about half done Tuesday afternoon. The remainder of the work will be completed on Friday, April 20, weather-permitting. All members are asked to join the crew to help complete this important task! We have all the tools we need, just wear your dirty clothes and work gloves and bring your enthusiasm.

Price slashed for Dinner and Dancing Saturday!

The Waukegan | Joseph Conrad Yacht Club slashed the price of the dinner on Saturday. The menu has been changed to a buffet, featuring salad, chicken and beef, pasta, breadsticks and dessert. Coffee or tea is included. Items may be different than those pictured above.

Guests who have already paid can choose between a refund or drink coupons of equal value.

All are welcome. Seating is limited. Reserve your spot today!

Cash bar opens: 6:00pm

Dinner served: 7:30pm

Music: 7:00pm

Cost: $31.00

(Price includes entertainment fee | Gratuity not included)

Click here to reserve your spot today.

Limited Seating | Advanced Payment Required

Sailboat racing crew class great success

Saturday, March 10, the club taught one of our first new series of classes and seminars. Saturday nine eager sailors joined us to learn various skills to become crew on racing sailboats this year.

crew class student tying a bowline
Crew class students learned how to tie some basic knots

The class taught terms and terminology, sail trim, winch basics, skills in rope work, basic first-aid and what to expect on a racing sailboat.

woman tying a bowline
Crew class student tying a bowline

Students were all looking to join racing crews this year.

Club commodore demonstrates knot tying
Commodore Jim Hellquist demonstrates how to tie a knot properly.

Learn Sailboat Racing Rules on Sunday

Get off the couch and come racing this year! Before you race, you need to know the rules.

Do you think you already know the rules?

Come to the club on Sunday morning at 11am to learn the rules of sailboat racing. If you plan on racing your own boat or racing on someone else’s crew this is a must-attend class!

There is NO cost to this class, but you MUST register in advance to attend.


Register for the Sail Racing Rules and Strategy