On the Water
WELCOME TO THE WATER
The Michigan City Yacht Club is very excited to provide the members and guests of our beautiful Club with various opportunities to get out on the water and enjoy Lake Michigan. Cruisers, sailors, power boaters, racers, and kayakers alike have many opportunities to make each boating season memorable with our incredible member offerings. We hope that you will make plans to enjoy us this upcoming season and explore all of the wonderful options we have for you to get on the water, learn how to sail, try your hand at racing, enroll your children or grandchildren in our exceptional Sailing School, participate in one of our Club Fleets, or volunteer at our Club to support our social events. There are many activities and events for members of all ages and we pride ourselves on offering programming that is designed to fit your needs.
The Michigan City Yacht Club hosts weekly races for members in the Spinnaker Fleet. The Spinnaker Fleet is for experienced sailors who enjoy sailing, camaraderie and want to join in the fun of sailboat racing. Often these members travel to participate in large regattas or distance races on Lake Michigan. Opportunities always exist for you to get on a boat so you can join the fun and adventure.
MCYS Shorthanded Race (Coming Soon)
The Michigan City Yacht Club hosts weekly races for members in the Cruising Fleet. The Cruising Fleet is for novice or experienced sailors who enjoy sailing, camaraderie and want to join in the fun of sailboat racing. Opportunities always exist for you to get on a boat so you can join the fun and adventure.
The Michigan City Yacht Club hosts social events and expeditions for members in the Power Fleet. The Power Fleet is for novice and experienced boaters who enjoy power boating, camaraderie and want to join in the fun out on the water or at the dock. Often these members travel to participate in events and gatherings to distant ports and yacht clubs on Lake Michigan. Opportunities always exist for you to get on a boat so you can join the fun and adventure.
Sea Scouts is a BSA-approved Program for male and female youth ages 13 (graduated 8th grade) to 21. Learn to sail, row, and keep a boat in shape. Home of Ship 101 and sailing out of Michigan City, Sea Scouting builds character through high adventure.
HOBIE FLEET 126
Hobie Fleet 126 is a nonprofit organization located in Michigan City, IN. Reactivated in 2019 for the purpose of organizing, sponsoring, and promoting amateur catamaran sailing regattas and events. We welcome all Hobie Cat sailors including young, old, new sailors, experienced sailors, and sailors who’d like to get back into the game. The club is open to anyone who wants to join in our fun.
South Shore Nautical Education Foundation, Inc.’s operates as South Shore Sailing School and has a mission to promote the sport of sailing through education and hands-on experiences. Every successful sport starts with programs to get youth involved. We teach the sailing fundamentals needed for new junior sailors to feel confident and safe operating a sailboat out on the water. More advanced instruction is given to those who’ve got the basics down. We also focus adult sailing lessons on teaching the fundamentals and more advanced skills adults need to enjoy the sport of sailing. Join us and join in the fun.