About Skyway Yacht Works

Skyway Yacht Works came into being on October 1, 2004. We are located on the Calumet Ship Canal a little over a mile off of Lake Michigan on the southeast side of Chicago. With only 3 bridges to navigate, the trip to and from the yard is a snap. At 12 miles from Monroe and Dusable harbors, the trip can be made in an afternoon in a sailboat and about 40 minutes in a motor boat.

With a private slip off the Calumet, your boat is protected from ship traffic and the Skyway Bridge makes an excellent landmark.

We offer heated storage and outside storage. For sailboats, there is no reason to step your mast, since the bridges all open and they open on demand 24-7-365.

We are a family operation and have been from the beginning. We are Yanmar dealers, Kohler generator dealers, Certified Pettit applicators, and have extensive experience in diesel engine systems and Mercruiser drive assemblies.

Being a small yard, we can be and are very responsive to customer requests with little or no notice. We have the ability to stop, drop, and roll in the event of an emergency or urgent work request, such as an upcoming regatta or family vacation.

Give us a call and see how Skyway can help you make pleasure boating easier!

Contact Us

Skyway Yacht Works
9864 South Avenue N
Chicago, Illinois  60617
T | 773-734-7777
F | 773-721-4138


Hours

Winter 2020 / 2021

December 16 – March 12
—Monday–Saturday: 9am–4pm

Spring 2021

March 13 – June 30
—Monday–Sunday: 8am–5pm

Summer 2021

July 1 – September 15
—Monday–Friday: 9am–4pm

Fall 2021

September 16 – November 19
—Monday–Sunday: 8am–5pm
November 20 – December 15
—Monday–Saturday: 9am–4pm

Closed – 2021 Holidays

Easter:  April 4
Memorial DayMay 31
Independence DayJuly 3 – 5
Labor DaySeptember 6
Thanksgiving: November 25 – 28
December 20 – January 4


How to Get to Skyway

Google Maps
Metra Trains (93rd St)
Moovit

Pettit Paint, Yanmar Engines, Kohler, B&G Electronics, ABBRA