Growth for college keelboat competition

Published on September 10th, 2019

Twenty-two teams have entered the 2019 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Offshore Regatta, a record for the event to be held September 21-22 in Chicago, IL.

With boats provided by the local T10 and J/105 fleets, the GLIOR is an annual fall regatta that provides an opportunity for collegiate sailors to experience keelboat racing, with participating teams coming from college sailing programs in the Midwest and beyond.

Racing will occur out of the Chicago Corinthian Yacht Club. The follow teams are expected to participate:

Baldwin Wallace University
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
University of Northwestern
Michigan Technological University
University of Michigan
University of Toledo
Ohio University
University of Wisconsin
Western Michigan University
Grand Valley State University
University of South Carolina
Michigan State University
Miami of Ohio University
Marquette University
Purdue University
Indiana University
University of Notre Dame
Ohio State University
University of Wisconsin – Women’s Team
US Naval Academy
Cleveland State University
University of Minnesota Duluth

The 2019 GLIOR has partnered with Sailors of the Sea for a green regatta. The regatta will be a Bronze Level event, regatta guests and participants are reminded to bring reusable water bottles and ensure limited use of non-recyclable materials.

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Source: Nick Zomer

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