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What to Bring with You on Your First Yacht Charter

If you’ve always dreamed of setting sail on a yacht in Chicago, now is the time to make it happen. Yacht charters are a great way to explore the city’s skyline and waterways. But before you hit the water, it’s important to know what to bring with you for a safe and enjoyable voyage. This […]

Best Time of Year for a Chicago Yacht Tour

Anytime is a great time to see the lights and bustle of one of America’s finest cities from a fine luxury yacht. Depending on the time of year you choose, however, you may be able to add new, breathtaking opportunities and experiences to your chartered yacht tour. The founders of are nearing the fifty-year mark […]

Best Ways to Make New Memories on a Yacht Tour

The fond memories that we make with our friends and family stay with us for a lifetime, and they only get better each time we look back on them. When we’re with the people that we care about the most, it’s as if time stands still and nothing else exists. This is even more true […]

Five Best Views of the Chicago Skyline

Populated by iconic buildings like the Willis Tower, the John Hancock Center, and the Tribune Tower, Chicago’s skyline is truly a sight to behold. Thanks to Chicago’s location on Lake Michigan, one of the best places to view the entire cityscape is on the waterfront. Whether you are visiting Chicago or are a local looking […]

Summer is Wedding Season 

 Summer is here, and while for most people, that means cocktails and days at the beach, for others, it means something so much more: It’s wedding season. Peak wedding season is typically from May to October, with the summer months, like June, being some of the most popular. The warm weather and time off from work […]

Set Sail with Man’s Best Friend 

Taking to the waters is a fun and relaxing way to get away from it all, but for many people, there is one thing that is missing: their best friend. Today, our pets are more than just four-legged friends. They are integral family members. They bring us unending love, joy, and entertainment.   Yet, when […]

The Future of Eco-Yachting 

Recently, there has been a renewed push towards becoming more environmentally friendly and reducing our carbon footprint. From biodegradable straws to electric cars, the future is looking green. While there is no plan to return to the days of wooden ships, plant-based ropes, and canvas sails, the yachting industry is taking the eco-movement seriously. Sustainable […]

How to Have a Safe Yacht Gathering During the COVID-19 Pandemic

There’s no doubt that COVID-19 has made for a difficult summer in 2020. It can be hard to envision and execute plans with friends, companies, or other groups while maintaining safe distancing and sanitization standards. From restaurants and bars to close friend’s living rooms, many social spaces have become temporarily off-limits. On the other hand, […]

Spend the Summer Months Relaxing on the Water 

When many people think of summer vacation, they envision themselves lying on a sandy beach soaking up the sun, along with hundreds of other people on the beach doing the same thing. However, these are not normal times. Your precious free time could be spent with your closest family and friends in a much more […]

Escape to the High Seas with Our Movie Recommendations

You may be itching to finally get out of the house and get back out onto the water. Yachting has always afforded people not just a sense of luxury, but a sense of freedom and adventure as well. The ability to take to the water means that we are not bound by land, and we […]

Anita Dee Yacht Charters 200 N Breakwater Access Chicago, IL 60601 (312) 379-3191
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