At the Yard


Crowley’s Yacht Yard hosts the 19th annual free event featuring boating safety and maintenance seminars, demonstrations, hands on instruction, a nautical flea market for charity, music, entertainment, The Tamale Spaceship, and much more. This year ROW (Recovery on Water) are bringing their training boat so guests can learn to row.

Also featured is the Sierra Sagrada. This 20’ canoe is part of the Chicago Maritime Museum collection and made the historic journey from South America to Chicago then to Africa and back with Chicago adventurer Francis Brenton at the helm. 

DATE:                         March 23th 2019

TIME:                         9:00AM – 3:00PM

LOCATION:              Crowley’s Yacht Yard

3434 East 95th Street,

Chicago, IL 60617

COST:                         Free



Crowley’s has been hosting Yachtapalooza since 2000. This year organizers have slated a full schedule of exciting happenings Crowley’s owner Grant Crowley states “Yachtapalooza has become a rite of spring for Chicago area boaters signaling the end of winter and the start of the boating season. Boaters mark their calendars months in advance in anticipation of this event.”

About Crowley’s

Crowley’s Yacht Yard has been serving the boating community since 1978. Crowley’s has grown to become one of the country’s largest full service boat yards with skilled riggers, mechanics, carpenters, installers and fiberglass technicians on staff year round. Crowley’s operates a full line Ships’ Store on site as well as a web store.

To learn more visit, or call us at 773.221.9990