Sailing Team


Welcome to the official new site of the UChicago Sailing Team.

Upcoming Events

Check out our full schedule of informational events, practice, and regattas.

Regatta Results

Check out our recent finishes!

About Us

Founded in 1939 in cooperation between students and faculty led by Nobel Laureate Arthur Compton, the UChicago Sailing Team is a competitive sailing program at the University of Chicago. Situated on beautiful Lake Michigan, we are a proud member of the Midwestern College Sailing Association (MCSA) and welcome all members of the UChicago community — including undergraduates, graduate students, and faculty and staff. No prior sailing experience is required. Join us!

Autumn Recruitment 2024

We will resume recruitment for Fall 2024 in September. Please visit our join page to learn more.


Executive Board Elected for 2024-2025

Executive Board Elected for 2024-2025

Congratulations to the new executive board, elected in May for the 2024-2025 academic year! The board will meet this summer and throughout the year to plan all things sailing. The newly elected board members are: Max Zhalilo '26 and Nicholas Miller '25, Co-Captains...

Recruitment Resumes for Spring 2024

Recruitment Resumes for Spring 2024

On Monday, February 12, UChicago Sailing resumed recruitment for our Spring 2024 season. We are thrilled to get back on the water and look forward to welcoming our sailors back next month. This spring, UChicago Sailing will only recruit past members of our team and...

Sailing by the Numbers

  • Undergraduates 60% 60%
  • Graduate Students 30% 30%
  • Faculty and Staff 10% 10%

Years of Success


Most Sailors Begin in College

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