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We’re Expanding Our Team to Serve You

Chicago boaters have had a very warm season with tons of great boating! As calls for service in the harbor flooded our phone lines this year, it was plain and clear that we needed to expand our Service Team to meet demand and respond more quickly. We are pleased to...

Why Your Boat Engine Information Matters

A boat owner should know what engine is in their boat. Why? The engine manufacturer, and serial number are critical pieces of information for mechanical service and part replacement. Service centers will need this information to ensure OEM parts. Having the hull...

Update on CYW Office Operations

The Governor of Illinois extended the Shelter-In-Place Order through April 30th, following the President’s extension of the Federal Advisory issued on Monday. Service Safety Precautions Chicago Yacht Works remains closed. Our Service Department is continuing to work...

Did You Know: Outdrive Failure Edition

If you own a powerboat with an outdrive, the single most effective way to stay boating and out of the mechanic’s shop is annual outdrive service. Due to the underwater nature of the drive, this service must be performed out of the water. When is the best time to do...

Schedule Service Early – But Why??

While boats are stored away for an extended period of time, especially during the winter when boating season is on hiatus, they tend to go out-of-sight-out-of-mind. This is always a risk because the best time to get services scheduled on your boat is while it’s being...

New Decade = New Boat Models!

Not only are we about to start a new year, we are cruising right into a new decade - new boat models and all! It’s a good feeling to have a fresh start again. We’re able to set new goals and figure out how to improve from previous years. What’s already been improved...

2019 Best Boat Dealer of Chicago Award Goes to Us!

WE WON! We are so honored to be selected for the Best of Chicago - Boat Dealer award for 2019. Our CYW team has always worked hard to deliver the best service and value to our customers. It means a great deal to us that we have been recognized as the Best Boat Dealer...

HARBOR CLOSING DETAILS

Chicago Harbors closing Thursday October 31, 2019 at 11:59 pm. *DETAILS BELOW ON HOW TO AVOID BEING FINED* WHAT DOES THIS MEAN? Electric service will remain on through the end of the season, but water service may be turned off after October 15th due to winterization....

Fall is Here – Time to Shop!

Fall has arrived and boats are starting to come off of the water and into storage for the colder months ahead. This doesn’t mean that all things boating must come to an end. This means that there are even better deals to be had and it’s time to start your fall...

Boating Education: Which Class is Best For Me?

So, you bought a boat. Or, maybe you’re thinking of buying a boat in the near future. Do you feel confident enough to take your new vessel for a spin at this very moment? We receive several inquiries throughout the year asking, ‘which class is best for me?’ As the...

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