Retro Meets Contemporary

We’ve already realized that “history repeats itself” so to say we’re excited about our annual comeback, would be an understatement. With that being said, we wanted to make our fleet more colorful and accessible. We’re excited to announce that we will be making our stunning retro boats available through our original parent website http://chicagoelectricboats.com. Our retro boats are original refurbished boats from the 1950s-60s. These timeless beauties have an electric motor to keep them running through another decade. We can’tRead more

6 More Weeks of Winter..

Whether it’s Woodstock Willie’s forecast of an early spring or Punxsutawney Phil’s prediction of 6 more weeks of winter.. One thing is for sure-Spring will arrive here sooner than we think. Stay hopeful, it’s already February! Imagine the warmth of the sun on your face as you cruise down the Chicago River and “soak in” the beauty and warmth of Chicago.   See you soon!Read more

Reaching Out

This October The Chicago Electric Boat Company Foundation was fortunate enough to participate with My Block, My Hood, My City (M3) in their explorer’s program. The Chicago-based philanthropic organization has become a major player in providing support to Chicago’s toughest neighborhoods. M3 organizes a handful of community programs, one of them being the explorer’s program. The way this program works is high school classrooms from Chicago’s south and west neighborhoods are selected and exposed to unique experiences the city hasRead more

Welcome Aboard: CEBC is Reopening With New Health and Safety Guidelines

Beginning on June 3rd, 2020 we are so excited to invite you back! Chicago Electric Boat Company, will officially open for summer 2020 with enhanced sanitation guidelines and limited capacity measures. More details on these new practices and procedures can be found below. Your health and safety are our top priorities! We will continue to maintain a high standard of cleanliness on our boats, in our facilities, and through our employee practices. Extra sanitation precautions, practices, and requirements have been addedRead more

2018 Season, By the Numbers

Well folks, that’s a wrap! The time of the year has come, once again. Is it the end of an era? Not really, just the 2018 season. And oh what a season it was! 212 The number of days, between April 13th and November 10th, that our Electric Boats were taking groups of happy passengers up and down the Chicago River. 31 The number of engagements that took place on our boats this season. We are continually touched at howRead more

5 Tips For A Successful Voyage

Chicago Electric Boat Company is a place where you can turn your dream of living the boater’s life into a reality– even if it’s just for the afternoon! To help you plan ahead for a fun but safe rental experience, here are a few things to keep in mind.Read more