Stories From Our Members


Diamonds’ Viking Cruise – 2018

Starting in Athens, we sailed to Israel, transited the Suez Canal, saw the Pyramids and the Sphinx, snorkeled in the Red Sea, were thrilled by seeing Petra* in Jordan and sailed within sight of Somalia and Yemen at the the entrance to the Indian Ocean at the Gulf of Aden. This is our sixth cruise […]

Home is the Sailor, Home from the Sea

A poem from Phil Correll…

A Day Spent Up the Bohemia River

A poem form our very own member – Phil Correll.

Freestyle’s Summer Cruise – 2013

CMCS’s 2012 Commodore, Glen Vetter, wife Paula Vetter, along with their dog Annie, are heading out on an extended cruise up the East coast…

Robert N. Macomber’s 2013 Newsletter

Author Robert N. Macomber is a founding member, and past Commodore of CMCS.  Take this link to view Bob’s 2013 Newsletter.

Travels of Lionheart -2011

Lionheart is a 1998 Tartan 4100 owned by Steve and Theresa Roake. Lionheart currently ―lives in Northeast Illinois. She has now been put away for the winter at Larsen Marine Service in Waukegan, Illinois. For those of you reading this that have not experienced freshwater sailing there are a few things unique to the Great […]