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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: Marina, Yacht Club, Caribbean Islands, Destination

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: Yacht Club, Education, Lake Huron

Monday, September 10, 2018

 

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by: Zuzana Prochazka

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

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Pentastar Aviation, a leader in the world of business aviation, has partnered with the Grosse Pointe Yacht Club (GPYC) to bring seamless global travel services and exclusive offers to their club members. Pentastar Aviation is proud to announce it is the official jet charter provider for the Grosse Pointe Yacht Club. The GPYC is a

tags: Lake St Clair, Yacht Club, Company Expansions, Lake Erie

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

The Toledo Yacht Club’s history dates back to the 1800’s. After a devastating fire in 1906, the old frame building was totally destroyed. In 1908, the new masonry structure was erected, which still stands today in all its history and glory. Few clubs can provide the sheltered, yet convenient, access to the Great Lakes that

tags: Lake Erie, Yacht Club

Thursday, March 29, 2018

North Cape Yacht Club is pleased to announce its schedule for this summer’s Adult Learn to Sail Program. This program, first initiated by I-LYA trustee and AYC delegate, Bill Pribe, eight years ago. It is open to adults 18 years or older wishing to learn the basics of sailing. Thus far, 141 students have taken the ALTS classes

tags: Yacht Club, Education, Sailing

Monday, October 16, 2017

Great Lakes Yacht Club is a diverse sail and power boat club offering yachting amenities at an affordable price in a supportive, enjoyable, family-friendly environment. A hidden paradise in the heart of the Nautical Mile, close to nearby freeways, Great Lakes Yacht Club has quick access to Lake St. Clair making it easy to enjoy your

tags: Lake Erie, Yacht Club

Saturday, August 5, 2017

Maritime enthusiasts can now celebrate our maritime heritage with two great Door County maritime institutions. The Door County Maritime Museum and the Sturgeon Bay Yacht Club have partnered up to offer reduced rates to new members with dual memberships in 2017. Current members of the Sturgeon Bay Yacht Club (SBYC) can join the Door

tags: Yacht Club, Boat Club, History