J70 – Wilmette Harbor, IL

A J70 is the perfect boat to practice and hone your Basic Keelboat Skills. Her fun and flexible platform allows those recently trained or those wanting to return to the sport, an opportunity to enjoy some fun on the water from Wilmette Harbor. With her generous cockpit space, she can comfortably handle 4 adult sailors. Sea Safaris Sailing School students will recognize this platform from their time aboard “Jen” the Schools J70 used for Beginners for Sail, Skills for Sail and ASA101 – Basic Keelboat Certification courses.

Sea Safaris Sailing School is helping manage charter of this vessel with the Sheridan Shores Sailing School.

Charters are offered to certified American Sailing Association Basic Keelboat (ASA101), or sailors with equivalent experience.  All charter crews* must attend a Skills fore Sail – J70, Sailing Refresher to qualify for charter.

*Note: Charter signatory and at least one additional charter crew member

Daytime Charters are offered in 3 hour sessions – 800A – 11:00A, 12:00 – 3:00P 4:00P – 7:00P.    There must be a minimum of 2 people aboard.  All participants must wear life jackets the entire time.

Charter Packages are offered in two types – 12-Pack (12 hours or (4)  3-hr sessions) and 6-Pack (6 hours or (2) 3-hr sessions).  Additional packages can be ordered

Package Costs – 12-Pack – $960**.  6-Pack – $480**

**Discounted rate available for WHA and Sheridan Shores Yacht Club Members