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Celebrate Spring in Key Midwest!

Our first 70+ degree day here in Key Midwest this season!  Definitely time to shake off the winter doldrums and start gearing up for sailing season.  Whether you are a new sailor looking for sailing lessons or an Old Salt looking for Chicago’s best sailing value, make Fairwind Sail Charters your home port.  Chicago’s oldest American [continued…]

Fairwind Offers Free Summer Specials!

Fairwind Sail Charters, Chicago’s premier sailing lease share program, is offering Free Summer Specials on both its 40 and 37 foot Beneteau sailing yachts!  Sign up before April 30, 2014, and receive an additional sail at no extra cost!  Need sailing lessons?  Fairwind Sail Charters is Chicago’s oldest American Sailing Association certified sailing school.  And for the best in private sailing [continued…]

Make this a Fairwind Summer!

As the snow melts and the days grow longer, now is the time to get moving on your summer plans. Fairwind Sail Charter’s sailing school, Chicago’s oldest American Sailing Association certified sailing school, just had the pleasure of having an extended family sign up for sailing lessons. Their goal is a family sailing vacation in [continued…]

Fairwind Springs Ahead!

With Spring around the corner Fairwind Sail Charters is preparing for a great sailing season!  Fairwind’s ASA certified sailing school is signing up students for sailing lessons on its fleet of beautiful Beneteau yachts, and is also welcoming new skippers to it sailing lease share program.  As Summer approaches now is the time to make your [continued…]

Fairwind Now Accepting Applications for 2014

After a banner year, Fairwind Sail Charters is signing up students and lease share skippers for Summer 2014. “Our American Sailing Association certified sailing school, the oldest in Chicago, certified a record number of students this season,” said Capt. Ben Sells. “We look forward to introducing more people to sailing in 2014.” Fairwind’s sailing yacht [continued…]

Fairwind Sail Charters Supports Riverside Juniors

RJWC is bringing back the tasting sensation: Pizza Fest!  Mark your calendars and prepare to enjoy pizza from the many restaurants around the community.  The event will be held on Saturday, September 28th from 6:00 – 10:00 PM at the Riverside train station.  Tickets are $35 per person. If you would like to pay by [continued…]

Introducing Our Newest Dragon

Introducing our newest Dragon (with updated photos 5/22/2013): View additional photos here.

Fairwind Sail Charters Supports RAW

Fairwind is happy to contribute to this great event. We encourage everyone to come see the great art and enjoy our beautiful Village. –Capt. Ben As in past years, RAW 2013 will offer several raffles. This year Fairwind Sail Charters donated a private sailing charter! With this warm weather, it is easy to imagine several [continued…]

Fairwind now on Flickr

Visit Fairwind Sail Charters on Flickr to see the latest photos of the Dragon Fleet.

Fairwind now on Facebook!

Fairwind set voyage on the social media sea this summer. Join us on Facebook to find out the latest goings on in Key Midwest. See photos and read tall tales from the Dragoneers, and keep up to date on Fairwind news.