University of Chicago Sailing Club - Recruitment


Basic Information

Hello Sailors! The University of Chicago Sailing Team practicing weekdays at Columbia Yacht Club Our club is moving towards a more practice-driven team atmosphere for our novices and racers alike.


All skill levels and All members of the University are welcome; however, to maintain practice continuity, beginners must join at the start of the quarter.


Minimum team commitment for undergraduates is two practices per week and one weekend competition in regattas. Note that other members of the University (graduate students, alumni etc.) are not permitted to compete in regattas

How to Join!

To join the club, you must:

  1. Email our commodores, Emily (ebichsel@uchicago.edu) and Geoff (geoffowens@uchicago.edu) with your experience level

  2. Complete a Contact and Water Sports Risk Waiver

  3. Pay dues. They are currently set at $200 for Fall and $200 for Spring. If for any reason you can't pay dues, we will gladly lower them. Contact our treasurer, Logan (lnoel@uchicago.edu) for more information

  4. Come to at least 2 practices per week