Great Lakes Yacht Club

Naval Station, Great Lakes



Naval Station, Great Lakes

Main: 847-688-3500
Public Safety: 847-688-5555


MWR, Naval Station, Great lakes

Main: 847-688-2110
Marina: 847-688-5417 & 847-688-6978


Naval Station, Great Lakes


US Coast Guard

US Coast Guard Main Site


US Coast Guard, Sector Lake Michigan, Kenosha

Officer in Charge
Coast Guard Station
5036 4th Avenue
Kenosha, Wisconsin 53140-2998
Main: 262-657-4620


US Coast Guard, Sector Lake Michigan, Wilmette

Officer in Charge
10 Harbor Drive
Wilmette, Illinois, 60091
Emergency/SAR Line 847-251-0185
Non-emergency 847-251-0214


US Coast Guard, Sector Lake Michigan, Chicago

Commanding Officer
Coast Guard Station
4001 E. 98th Street
Chicago, Illinois 60617
Emergency � SAR line 773-768-4093
Non-emergency 312-946-1048


Boating Safety Courses

US Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla, Waukegan 


Waukegan Sail & Power Squadron, US Power Squadron


Illinois Department of Natural Resources


HMY Yachts



NOAA Marine Weather


intellicast sailing weather, Lake Michigan


Sailflow Sailing Weather


NOAA Lake Michigan data


Yacht Clubs

Waukegan Yacht Club

199 N Harbor Pl
Waukegan, IL 60085-5621


Racine Yacht Club

1 Barker Street
Racine, Wisconsin, 53402
262- 634-8587


Milwaukee Yacht Club

Clubhouse & Anchorage
1700 North Lincoln Memorial Dr.
Milwaukee, WI 53202


Winthrop Harbor Yacht Club

1 Yacht Club Dr
Winthrop Harbor, IL 60096


Kenosha Yacht Club & Lighthouse Bistro

5130 4th Avenue
Kenosha, WI 53140
Bistro: 262-657-5300


Lake Bluff Yacht Club


Lake Forest Sailing


Sheridan Shore Yacht Club

20 Harbor Drive
Wilmette, IL. 60091



Waukegan Harbor

55 S. Harbor Place
Waukegan, IL 60085
Phone: 847-244-3133


North Point Marina

IL Dept of Natural Resources
701 North Point Drive
Winthrop Harbor, IL 60096


Racine Harbors



Sailing Organizations



Midwest Open Racing Fleet


US Sailing


Lake Michigan Sail Racing Federation


Lake Michigan Performance Handicap Racing Fleet



PHRF Racing in Chicago



Magazines, Places, Web Sites and Blogs

Good Old Boat




Northern Breezes


Lakeland Boating


Keep Turning Left


Messing About In Boats


Southport Lightstation, Kenosha


Living on a Narrowboat





Larsen Marine, Waukegan Harbor, mooring, storage, repair and ships chandlers.



Bay Marine, Waukegan Harbor, storage, repair and boat transport.


West Marine, marine supplies


Hamilton Marine, Down East marine supply store


Boat US, Boat Owners Association of the US


Yacht Survey




Obersheimers Sailor Supply.