Helly Hansen Sailing World Regatta Series – Chicago

June 7-9, 2024  •  Hosted by the Chicago Yacht Club

Chicago Social Pass

Social events and fees are separate from entry fees; all sailors, members, and guests are welcome. It is the intent of the OA to host the Sailing World Speaker Series on Thursday, a Happy Hour post racing on Friday, Saturday and Sunday for all ages at the CYC Monroe Station. Regatta Social Passes should be purchased in advance for the Crew package special.

Quantum Sails Technical Coaching

Sign up to reserve complimentary coaching from Quantum Sails. Post race technical debriefs will follow all on the water coaching. Any coaching will abide by the Race Sailing Instructions.

Regatta Series Weekend Social Pass

Includes Speaker Series and Regatta Socials all four days with Mount Gay Rum at Chicago Yacht Club.

 Chicago Weather and Expert Tips

Join Todd Basch and Dave Gerber from Quantum Sails with Shea Gibson from Sailflow Weather for interactive forecasts, local knowledge, and expert tips. Ask your questions and prepare for your day!

Regatta News: Chicago

Sailing during a storm

Chicago Local Knowledge With Quantum Sails

Late spring days offer some of the best sailing on Lake Michigan. Sailors with the most success will pay attention to the thermal shifts and look for the benefits of those lake breezes. Quantum Chicago’s Todd Basch breaks it down for the Helly Hansen Sailing World Regatta Series in Chicago.

Race Time In Chicago

The Helly Hansen Sailing World Regatta Series kicks off the racing season in Chicago one big opener sure to please.


Onboard the GL52 Natalie J

Sailing World editor Dave Reed joins the crew of the Great Lakes 52 “Natalie J” for a practice day ahead of the 2021 Helly Hansen NOOD Regatta Chicago with ace tactician Jonathan McKee and helmsman Bora Gulari.

2023 Race Gallery

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Chicago Map and Points of Interest

Support EWE Spirit Foundation

EWE Foundation

Sailing World is partnering with the EWE Spirit Foundation, as the local charitable partner of the Helly Hansen Sailing World Regatta Series in Annapolis. The EWE Spirit Foundation will be on-site during the Saturday BBQ to spread awareness and spirit! Sportsmanship, inclusion, and community outreach are all key components for charitable partners of the Regatta Series. Please join us in supporting the EWE Spirit Foundation!

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