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Monday, May 25, 2020

When you ask members what they like best about the Rochester Yacht Club (RYC), most will say ‘the people’. RYC is a place to establish lifelong friendships while sharing the love of the water. Whether you own a boat or not, race sailboats or cruise in a power boat, RYC is your waterfront home. Incorporated in 1877,

tags: Travel, Yacht Club, Destination, Lake Ontario

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

During these unsettling times, much comfort can be had from thinking of one’s happy place - we know for many of you that place is Bitter End. We also remind ourselves that life’s storms prove the strength of our anchors. The Bitter End family has been through a lot over the last fifty years; as a community, we will come

tags: Caribbean Islands, Environmental Impact, Feel Good Story, Yacht Club

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

A fixture on Lake Erie since 1928, Mentor Harbor Yachting Club is currently accepting applications for all levels of membership. Mentor Harbor is a multi-generational, family oriented club as well as a premier cruising destination for boaters from around the world. Our harbor features floating docks, which leave us unaffected by

tags: Lake Erie, Yacht Club

Friday, November 22, 2019

The Bitter End Yacht Club is delighted to announce the appointment of Patrick Vincent Brizio to the role of General Manager and Owner’s Representative. Patrick will lead the iconic resort’s historic comeback following the complete devastation of Bitter End in 2017’s Hurricane Irma. Hailing from Cumbria in the United

tags: Employment News, South Coast, Yacht Club

Thursday, October 31, 2019

Since 1892, Columbia Yacht Club has been known as more than just a ship on the lake, a sailing organization, or a dining room. It has been known and continues to be celebrated as the club that fosters a deep sense of pride and camaraderie among its members, officers, and staff. More than this, the Columbia Yacht Club is proud to serve

tags: Lake Michigan, Yacht Club, Boat Club, Charity, Education, Feel Good Story, Kids & Pets

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

The Bitter End Yacht Club is excited to announce that after more than 20 months of demolition and cleanup from Hurricane Irma related damage, including the removal of over 100 structures and remediation of more than 64 acres, the process of rebuilding Bitter End is now underway. Launched in 1969 as a remote island outpost that catered

tags: Caribbean Islands, Destination, Marina, Yacht Club

Friday, April 19, 2019

Serenely nestled along the Ohio north shore and deeply tucked into the protected waters of Lake Erie’s Sandusky Bay, Sandusky Yacht Club celebrates their 125th anniversary this boating season. In 1894, a stalwart group forged together and formed SYC. The Club was open to all who understood the romantic call of deep water and a

tags: Lake Erie, Yacht Club

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Many of our readers may think of Yacht Clubs as an “old, stodgy group of elitists” in which you have nothing in common. While this may be true in a FEW of your bigger, older, large city yacht clubs, I can tell you from first hand experience that small yacht clubs — found in just about every harbor in the Great Lakes

by: Dennis Mykols

tags: Travel, Yacht Club

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

HYC (Huron Yacht Club), located at the mouth of the Pigeon River on Lake Huron in Caseville, Michigan, has had a remarkable forty years. The club is like no other group of boaters. In 1978, 30 sailors envisioned the future and became charter members. “Join our Yacht Club and learn a trade” was soon adopted as their motto.

by: Captain Fred Davis

tags: Education, Lake Huron, Yacht Club

Monday, September 10, 2018

You don’t have to be an America’s Cup rockstar racer (or, heaven forbid, a millionaire boat owner) to be a boater. There are lots of ways to go boating, some of them even free — gasp! All you need to know is where to look for affordable opportunities. Here are five that will maximize fun without minimizing your bank

by: Zuzana Prochazka

tags: Boat Club, Education, Fractional Boat Ownership, Lifestyle, Racing, Yacht Club

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