Keeping it Casual in Chicago:
People participate in our sport when the commitment needed is worth the investment. It is a simple formula and can explain why participation has suffered in many traditional events. But addressing the variables – heightened competition, course type, length of day, social component – can make a difference as is being realized on Lake Michigan.
The Chicago Area Sail Racing Association is a newly formed organization, consisting of Chicago five major racing yacht clubs – Burnham Park Yacht Club, Chicago Yacht Club, Chicago Corinthian Yacht Club, Columbia Yacht Club, and Jackson Park Yacht Club. CASRA, as it is known in Chicagoland, is heavily focused on growing participation i…
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