has been in the fractional yacht leasing business since 2001 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. Fractional leasing offers a new way for people to enjoy sailing - without the high cost of individual ownership of a yacht. Olsonís Classic Yachts has been making the sailing lifestyle a reality for Chicago area boaters through itsí lease share operation, SailShare Chicago. Olson offers eight boats, ranging from 27 to 42 ft, in Chicago. They advertise ďa boat for every sailor and a plan for every budgetĒ (season-long packages range from $1,050 to $4,250). Olson Classic Yachts is a pioneer in the lease sharing concept; they have spent the past thirteen seasons honing their operation to best serve the needs of Chicago area sailors. In 2014, they added their eighth boat:
Sea Dancer, a C&C 33 that will be moored at Chicago's 31st Street Marina. This wonderful concept puts anyone in the driverís seat of an exceptional yacht to enjoy cruising Michiganís beautiful Harbor Country.