J70 Charter Program

The J70 Charter Program is available to all club members who qualify by successfully demonstrating their boat handling and sailing skills. The boat is a Johnstone designed 22ft sailboat first built by J/ Boats of Newport RI in 2012. Since then, 1,660 J70s have been sold making it both the fastest growing sailboat fleet and racing fleet in the world. Our J70 was funded by the David Leach Fund which was established for the purpose of supporting and promoting the sport of sailing and sailboat racing at Wilmette Harbor and is administered by Sheridan Shore Yacht Club.


Reservations are available for a three hour rental, with time slots available in the morning, early afternoon, and late afternoon. Reservations may be made well in advance but should be made at least one day in advance in order to maintain an accurate calendar of chartered periods which is viewable by all. A maximum of 6 people are permitted abroad each charter.


Charges for rentals are $150 per three hour period on the weekends and $120 per three hour period on the weekdays. Cancellations made less than one day in advance will incur the full charter charge. No fees will be charged in the event of inclement weather.


Adult and Family Lessons are also available throughout the summer on the J70. Additional information is available on the Sheridan Shore Sailing School website under the Adult icon.


• Charter Agreement
• Waiver of Liability
• Rules 


For additional information concerning qualifying and chartering, please use the J70 Charter Request Form:

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