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ABOUT THE Poor Man's Yacht Club

The Poor Man's Yacht Club is an informal gathering of sailors, power boaters and our friends; Good people, having good fun. The club is incorporated as a not-for-profit. We invite you to join in if you have a love for the water, or just drinking. Founded around 1990...    More... -->


Memorial Day - Weekend Trip to Hammond  May 25-26

Bring your boat and join the PMYC fleet for the start of the 2019 boating season.  For purposes of ensuring we get transient slips close to each other, please REGISTER you/your boat for the event.
10:00am Meet at north wall and depart for Hammond.
We will sail together as a fleet; arrival in Hammond will be
early-mid afternoon.  Dockage will be TBD.
 5:00pm PMYC Happy Hour  &  Trivia Contest
(Club is hosting Margaritas - BYO if you don't like our Margs..)
Evening Grilling Burgers
Pot Luck Breakfast   Everyone bring something to share
Sunday afternoon     Return to Chicago; or stay another night

Posted by Frank on May 10th

Rum Bottle Regatta 1st Race for 2019 - Saturday June 22nd

The first race of this year's Rum Bottle Regatta series will take place on Saturday June 22nd. Plan for a Captains meeting on the North Wall at 10am.  More details to follow.

There are (3) Chicago races planned for the 2019 season: 
June 22, July 20, and September 14 (CASRA-Casual)

For our brethren Pirates in the East, The Cornwall Yacht Club will be hosting their 10th annual Rum Bottle Regatta June 8th.  If you find yourself near Cornwall, NY, you need to stop by and join the race.

Posted by Frank on May 10th

Don't Forget Mom This Week!

If you can't get out on the water be sure to indulge Mom with some nautical fare at the Weathermark Tavern. See their Sunday special!

Posted by Frank on May 10th


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