Members Share These Advantages
It’s Smart & Fun to Share!
Our Members Enjoy:
- More time for sailing!! We maintain the yacht for you.
- Complete autonomy to act as your own skipper at a fraction of the cost of ownership.
- Entertaining in a unique and fun way, that is sure to create lasting memories for clients, family and friends.
- Graduating to a new, larger yacht for less than it costs you to insure, store and maintain a smaller, older yacht.
Reserve Your Share Today! 773-257-3559
Fees & Expenses for Chicago Yacht Share Members verses Traditional Yacht Owners
|Chicago Yacht Share Sail Plan Fees||Traditional Yacht Ownership Expenses|
|Annual Skipper Membership Dues||Annual Membership Dues |
|One Time Refresher Class Fee||Refresher Class Fee|
|Slip Fees and Winter Storage||NA||Slip Fees and Winter Storage
|Loan Payments||NA||Loan Payments
|Maintenance: Haul out, fall lay-up, bottom paint, spring launch, fuel||NA||Maintenance Expenses
|Registration and tax||9% City of Chicago Lease Tax|
|Tax and Registration
|Sail Plan (average price)||$3,000||NA|
|Total Fees and Expenses For Year One||Membership + Tax + Sail Plan ranges |
|Down payment, slip and winter storage, loan payments, maintenance, tax and registration and insurance
Financing terms are based on the sale of a new Jeanneau 379 with a $224,000 sale price, 20% down payment, and the balance to be paid over 240 months at 5% interest.
Taxes are 8.25% in Chicago and documentation and registration are approximately $500.