Sailing Clubs In The USA
The Lake Charles Yacht Club is a club of small boat sailors who share the passion of sailing. Membership is nonexclusive and inexpensive and we work hard to keep it that way. We promote sailing with free sailing lessons, sailboat racing, cruising activities and much more all centered around a family atmosphere. If you are looking for a safe and fun place for you and your family to enjoy and spend time Lake Charles Yacht Club Memberships include: …Use of club boats …Use of clubhouse for up to 10 guests …Open to all interested in sailing …Invitation to all club events and socials
The New Orleans Yacht Club is a second home to its nearly 300 members and is a frequent destination after an afternoon on the water, to meet friends for happy hour on Fridays or to listen to live music after the regatta. Having experienced relatively minor damages from Hurricane Katrina, the club was able to rebuild stronger than before and is currently adding or updating some exciting new facilities.
The club offers a wide range of activities well suited to a family oriented atmosphere. We currently sponsor two open Regattas and a special Flying Scot Regatta each year. In addition we conduct numerous informal club races on weekends through out the year and have greatly expanded this program. Many members of the Club also participate in regattas held at other Gulf Yachting Association Clubs.
If racing is not your thing, well this 14 mile long lake is ideal for day sailing and over night camping. Take a boat out , an anchor and dive in the clean water for a swim, an ideal outing for the family. How about an afternoon or evening sail to the town of New Roads, just a few miles north of the club, enjoy a meal then a leisurely sail back to the club.
The Pontchartrain Yacht Club, founded in 1967, is a member of the Gulf Yachting Association and the United States Sailing Association. Situated on a three acre waterfront site, Pontchartrain Yacht Club is in Mandeville”s historic Lakeshore district. The grounds offer an unobstructed view of Lake Pontchartrain.
The Shreveport Yacht Club is the best kept secret in the Ark-La-Tex! Founded in 1926, the SYC has prided itself on providing a relaxed and comfortable environment for its members and guests. Whether you”re lounging by the pool, picnicking on the lawn, or cruising on the lake, we are dedicated to ensuring a pleasant and safe retreat for the entire family. If you enjoy the Sunday races, sunning by the pool, the constant social events, or seasonal parties, there”s always a good time and lively fun! Motor or sail, race or cruise, swim or sun, eat or drink, the Shreveport Yacht Club offers something for everyone!
The records of the Southern Yacht Club trace its history back to the club”s founding in the Gulf Coast resort town of Pass Christian, Mississippi in the year 1849. Only the venerable New York Yacht Club can document an earlier founding date. As such, SYC is proud to bear the mantle of second oldest yacht club in the United States.
Tammany Yacht Club is located on the north shore of beautiful Lake Pontchartrain in Slidell, Louisiana. It was granted a charter on July 25, 1980. Within a year, it had been welcomed into the Gulf Yachting Association and enjoys full reciprocal arrangements with member clubs along the Gulf coast from Florida to Texas. In the fall of 1990, Tammany Yacht Club moved from its” Bayou Liberty Location to its” current location at Oak Harbor, Slidell. Tammany Yacht Club strives in its quest for a better understanding of the art and science of yachting as a wholesome sport, the promotion of seamanship, the promotion of boat and yacht racing, and the enjoyment of the fellowship that these activities foster.
For more than 30 years the Agamenticus Yacht Club has taught youngsters the basics of sailing, seamanship and safe conduct on the water. In order of importance, the AYC Junior Sailing Program focuses on safety, enjoyment and knowledge of sailing. Classes meet rain or shine and include instruction on water safety, rowing, knot tying, nautical rules and terms and sailboat rigging. Occasional field trips and inter-club racing activities add variety and excitement to the program. AYC has a highly trained staff of U.S. Sailing Certified Instructors. The staff is sensitive to each child’s needs and promotes respect for the water and love for sailing. Class size is limited to 14 students who are coached and supervised by a minimum of three instructors, assuring both safety and fun.
BPYC is a friendly sailing club focused on providing good service to our members and guests. It provides quality boating access and teaches future generations safe sailing with an emphasis on seamanship. Biddeford Pool Yacht Club is a small, 100 family, private club on Saco Bay, about 20 miles south of Portland, Maine. The Club is located in the village of Biddeford Pool, a small, coastal community which features a two-mile sandy beach, great natural beauty and a strong sailing tradition.
Biddeford Pool is within 10 minutes of Kennebunkport, 1/2 hour of Portland, and 2 hours of Boston. BPYC hosts a vibrant sailing program for youths and adults, members and non-members from the City of Biddeford. Beginners sail in fleets of Vanguard Prams and Optimists, while more advanced sailors sail 420’s and Rhodes 18’s.
Located at the entrance to Camden’s inner harbor on the western side of Penobscot Bay, the Camden Yacht Club (CYC) is a vibrant, family oriented club. Founded in 1906, CYC operates seasonally from May – October and is a well-known destination for down east cruisers. The Club prides itself on its customs and traditions, which originated with the grand age of steam yachts.
The CYC summer calendar is full of racing, cruising and social events for its members, as well as a very strong Junior Sailing Program that is open to members and non-members alike. Our Junior Program has produced many fine racers who have gone on to success in college sailing and beyond. Launch service is available to members and guests throughout the season.
Although the Club has a limited supply of guest moorings and floats, visiting yachtsmen and yachtswomen from other Clubs are always welcome to visit our scenic harbor and enjoy our hospitality. Questions regarding CYC facilities can be directed to the Dockmaster. Facilities: The Camden Yacht Club facility has served the boating community since the early 1900’s. Launch service, itinerate moorings and inner harbor floats are available to the general public at a fee.