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Monroe Harbor, the Chicago Harbors

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Foot of Monroe Street
Chicago, IL 60603
41° 52' 57.0'', -87° 37' 0.83''
312-742-7643
VHF Ch. 68
www.chicagoharbors.info
Monroe Harbor, the Chicago Harbors
Monroe Harbor, the Chicago Harbors
Monroe Harbor, the Chicago Harbors
Monroe Harbor, the Chicago Harbors
Monroe Harbor, the Chicago Harbors
Monroe Harbor, the Chicago Harbors
Monroe Harbor, the Chicago Harbors
Monroe Harbor, the Chicago Harbors
Monroe Harbor, the Chicago Harbors
Monroe Harbor, the Chicago Harbors
Monroe Harbor, the Chicago Harbors
Monroe Harbor, the Chicago Harbors
Monroe Harbor, the Chicago Harbors
Monroe Harbor, the Chicago Harbors
Monroe Harbor, the Chicago Harbors
Monroe Harbor, the Chicago Harbors
Monroe Harbor, the Chicago Harbors
Monroe Harbor, the Chicago Harbors
Monroe Harbor, the Chicago Harbors
Monroe Harbor, the Chicago Harbors
Clear throughout the day.
75℉SE at 3 knots

About


Monroe Harbor is located in the heart of downtown Chicago and its 824 mooring cans combine to create the central panorama of the Chicago skyline. Iconic to the Chicago Harbors, Monroe has a strong community of long-time boaters many of whom love the nostalgia and history of this harbor at the foot of the city. Home to the Chicago Yacht Club and Columbia Yacht Club, the harbor is a central focal point of the lakefront.

A frequent and convenient tender service is available; please hail on channel 68 for pick-up. There are accommodations for boats 25’-80’ in length. Transient mooring is also available. Additionally, there is waste pump-out equipment at the northern end of the harbor that is provided on a no-charge basis. The harbor monitors channels 9 and 16 and the switch to/working channel is 68.

Services & Amenities

Last Updated: Jun 14, 2017

Moorings:Yes
Water Hookup:Yes
Water Taxi:Nearby
Wi-Fi:Nearby
Pump-out:Yes
Restrooms:Yes
Showers:Yes
Laundry:Nearby
Trash:Yes
Ice:Yes
Boat Ramp:Nearby
Groceries:Nearby
Alcohol:Nearby
Medical Facility:Nearby
Car Rentals:Nearby
Restaurants:Nearby
Fitness Center:Nearby
Max. Vessel LOA:80.0 Feet
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jacquesSep 18, 2017

Beautiful location. Great tender service with dedicated staff. Wifi totally substandard, event by the office, not to mention at the mooring cans. Water refill not at all compliant with basic hygiene norms : one has to use the faucets of the pump out dock, which are connected to water hoses used for cleaning holding tanks. Connecting one's own hoses does not prevent bacteria spreading. Separate faucets should be installed on a separate dock ! Shocking !

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dwarnSep 05, 2017

The staff at the Harbor office (Jenn) was awesome... so patient and informative as we are new to the area. Tenders to and from shore are readily available and tender Captains are excellent. There are no facilities to speak of but Chicago downtown and Riverwalk is basically a stones throw away.

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charliemcveySep 04, 2017

Great location. Mooring balls are a pain to hook to. No line hanging to grab hold of. Difficult for a larger boat to feed line through eye. The harbor tinders (water taxi) are great.

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bobngailAug 24, 2017

Great tender service; attractive price; convenient pump-out and water facilities. First night was on a mooring ball that was open to the swells from the opening in the inner breakwater -- but the helpful staff was able to relocate us to a more protected ball where we slept much better.

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tiphysJul 11, 2017

Calm, sheltered mooring, exceptional water taxi access. Very helpful staff. Could not have been better.

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thibideauJun 12, 2017

We were moored in really high winds and the help of the harbor tender pilot was invaluable. Thanks a bunch from the crew of Coracle!

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invoulnJun 11, 2017

We had a great weekend. Too many things to do in Chicago. Tender service was great! Props to captain blue beard!

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