Crescent Sail Yacht Club
“Crescent”, as it is known in the world of sailing, is a club exclusively for sailors. The only power boats moored at the club are workboats used for running regattas. The club”s man-made harbor juts into the waters of Lake St. Clair at 276 Lake Shore Road in Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan.
Races for Lasers, Snipes, Thistles, Lightnings, Flying Scots, Cal 20s and twin hulled Olympic Tornados are held twice a week. Lasers race into December. Other one-design classes active at Crescent include Cal 25s, Express 27s, S2 7.9s, International Etchells, J35s, Santana 35s and Tartan 10s.
The races are held at the club and include separate starts for Thistles, Lightnings, Snipes, Tornado and Nacra multihulls, Cal 20s, Flying Scots and Stars. Other one-design classes represented at Crescent include Cal 25s, Express 27s, Lasers, S2 7.9s, Tartan 10s, International Etchells, and Melges 24. These classes compete in many different regatta series including Crescent’s Monday Night Double-Handed Series and Grosse Pointe Farms Thursday night series. Crescent is also an active member and participant in DRYA regattas and races. Junior Program fleets include Optimist, Laser, Flying Junior, and 420.