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.


Fall Season Culminates in Busy Racing Weekend

Fall Season Culminates in Busy Racing Weekend

As the sailing season comes to a close, UChicago Sailing sent two teams of sailors to regattas across the country. Our match racing team travelled to Charleston, South Carolina, for the ICSA national championship from November 3rd through 5th. Our sailors were all...

Nationals Bound: Sailors Take First at MCSA Match Race Champs

Nationals Bound: Sailors Take First at MCSA Match Race Champs

UChicago Sailors took gold at the MCSA Match Race Championship at the Sheboygan Yacht Club on October 15, automatically securing a spot at the Intercollegiate Match Race Nationals in Charleston, South Carolina next month! Facing blustery winds and dangerous waves,...

Sailors Win Northwestern Fall Regatta

Sailors Win Northwestern Fall Regatta

Congratulations to our UChicago Sailors, who took first at Northwestern University’s annual Rebecca “Becky” Blank Regatta this weekend in Evanston! Our sailors faced chilly temperatures, brisk winds, and stiff competition, but emerged victorious after two tough days...

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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