September 2013

9/11 American Hero Tribute Sail -- Our Nation's True Colors Revealed

On September 11, the largest racing sailboat in Chicago, OCEAN, flew a massive American Flag as she sailed across Chicago's lakefront with escorts from the Chicago Marine Police, Marine Fire Unit and the USCG. In a speech broadcast over VHF during the flag raising ceremony, Gary Feracota said "Our nation has been strengthened and unified by the events of September 11. We will always remember those Americans who now look at us from heaven; and we will always stand tall and be thankful for the extraordinary acts of our first responders, our military, our humanitarians, and our citizens."

For the press release Click Here.

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2014 Memberships Screaming Hot -- Many Boats Already Sold-Out

"It's mid-September, about eight months prior to the start of the 2014 season, and already many of the yachts in our Chicago fleet of thirty are sold-out." said Patti Feracota. The 2013 season was a roaring success also, with every boat in the Chicago fleet being fully subscribed for sixteen consecutive years.

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Pinnacle Marina Near McCormick Place Proves to be An Outstanding Facility and Great Location

The Chicago Park District has invested $100 million to create one of the finest marinas in America. Located at McCormick Place, it is home to eleven of Pinnacle's thirty boats in Chicago. Pinnacle Dock Master Robert Taylor said "Members are very happy with this new marina. The docks are huge and easy to get in and out of. We are in the front row and close to the private boater's parking area. There's a nice beach with a restaurant and a kids play park. Plus the marina's staff are helpful and friendly. This is the best place to have a boat in Chicago".

For marina information and photos Click Here.

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