Welcome to the Rhodes 19 National Regatta!

Chicago Corinthian Yacht Club and R19 Fleet 12 are excited for the opportunity to host this event on Chicago’s Lake Michigan shoreline.

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Looking for crew? Looking to sail?

The organizers will be working to match sailors looking to race with boats in need of crew. If you are racing and find yourself unexpectedly short-handed, or if you are considering racing and need crew, or if you would like to find a berth on a competing boat, please ... Contact the organizers  »

Note from the R-19 Class President

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Special events at the 2016 Nationals

Fleet 12 is planning several special events beyond the usual exciting racing at the Nationals. These include a Wednesday night power boat trip to Navy Pier to watch the fireworks; spectator boats for friends and family; and a pig roast Wednesday evening. We need do need to know how many people are interested in participating. So ...

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Loaner boats

Would you like to race in Nationals without towing 1300 pounds of Rhodes 19 halfway across the country? Fleet 12 is working hard to put together a fleet of race-ready loaner boats to make that possible. But we need to know how many people will be looking for loaners. So ...

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Are you interested in staying at the home of a friendly Fleet 12 member while you are in Chicago for the Nationals? We are working hard to make those arrangements. But we need to know how many guests to expect. So ...

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