Is a casual sailboat regatta that is governed by US Sailing rules and regulations, and will follow PHRF ratings. It is open to all sailors and encourages those interested in sailing to join. It aims to be a fun evening on the water that builds friendships, and encourages equality.
This year, we are encouraging participants to donate to Rainbow Races Inc. to help further our vision of equality in sailing. Please check back often as this season is very fluid in its development.
This year, Rainbow Regatta Chicago is dedicated to the memory of Capt. Brian Wiles of Jackson Park Yacht Club.
Brian tragically passed away on Aug. 23,2020. He was an accomplished sailor having sailed multiple Mac Races with Team Mis en Place from Jackson Park Yacht Club (JPYC) along with several other regattas around the world. He was Team Leader for the newly founded JPYC Race Team aboard the Edward B. Stein. He was an ardent supporter of diversity and inclusion in all aspects of life. For those who can not make the services tomorrow, it will be live streamed, click here to be taken to the correct channel.
Due to COVID-19, we have canceled the in person skipper meeting. We may do a virtual one as we finalize plans.
Boats to be at the start line, race begins at this time.
Find the Notice of Race (NOR) and Sailing Instructions (SI) here. Included in the SI, is the course. Race Committee will determine which course to use based on conditions on water, and will communicate that via white board on the committee boat, and announcement via VHF channel 78. Once registered, please use the button below to make your required min. $30 donation.
If you can't make the race, don't worry, you can still help! Click the image above to donate and your good deed is done! All donations are tax exempt, donations made here will go to support Rainbow Races Inc. mission of equality in sailing.
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