The Open Class Race, scheduled for this weekend, has been cancelled due to inclement weather (weekend of August 19th-21st).
Full Moon Cruise
Please join us for a Full Moon Cruise on Thursday, August 18th. Come on down to the Club (bring your own food and drinks from 6 till 8) then hit the water for an hour for a sunset and moonrise or stick around the Club and enjoy it from the deck. This will be the last moonlight cruise for 2016 ..where does the summer go? Hope you can make it!
Monday, July 4th, 2016 Weather Delay Date Tuesday, July 5th Parade forms up at 9:00 p.m. Parade form up will take place at the “elbow” in the Lower Harbor breakwater Parade begins at 9:30 p.m. Two Boat Categories Below 30’ & 30’ and Above Recognition for: Most Dramatic Light Display Most Original July 4th Theme Most Spirited
Marquette Yacht Club Pancake Breakfast
Sunday July 3rd, 9am-11am at the clubhouse Pancakes and sausage links being served with coffee, oj, milk, etc. It is a fundraiser and is by donation. Stop on down, fill your belly and fill the donation jar. The proceeds will go to the club. Hope to see you there!
NOTICE OF MEETING
General Membership Meeting Thursday June 30 6:30 PM at MYC
*event at the club on the traditional 4th Thursday of the month
NOTICE OF MEETING
Tuesday June 21 5:30 PM at MYC
All interested parties are invited to attend this informational and planning meeting for the upcoming finish of the International Sailboat Race from Thunder Bay Canada , party and social activities for both the offshore sailors and our own club members here in Marquette, and the Onwards Race from Marquette to Houghton.
This event offers something for all our members. You can enter the race and represent MYC. You can offer to crew. You can be a host and a guide to visiting sailors. You can volunteer with social activities and Race coordination. . You can meet hard core Offshore Lake Superior sailors and maybe even get a chance to crew and sail with them in the future. You can just show up and enjoy a good party.
Boats from Canada arrive Tuesday Aug, 2, Party and lay day activities Wednesday Aug 3. Race to Houghton starts Thursday morning Aug 4.
The meeting will be informational for those that want to know more and also a planning session.
The 2016 Sailing Season Is Fast Approaching!
The dock committee has reached out to previous members that have docked boats at the club to create a tentative list of who will be returning to their slips. Last week mailings went out to all members for membership dues and dock fees. You can write a check and mail the dues back. In addition, this year we are excited to introduce a fast and convenient way to pay your MYC dues and fees through a secure online payment service. If you would like to use this service you can click HERE
Dockers, Don’t let the great skiing weather fool you. Dock fees are due at the end of this month. Don’t delay. In addition, we have put together a document that outlines the minimum docking standards for mooring a boat at the club. Docking
2015 White Rocks Race Results are In!
Sailors were met with a beautiful Sunday morning that was unseasonably temperate with a building wind out of the south. The wind crossed over into the 10+ knot range as the mixed fleet rounded the rocks and then continued to build. Many smiles were observed over the toe-rails that were in the water. Complete Results can be found HERE.
Open class winner: Wild Bill skippered by Bill Pyle
Ensign class winner: Zonker skippered by Colin Irish
Laser class winner: Andy Miller
4th Annual Dinghy Free For All – Saturday 09/26/15
This will be the 4th running of the Dinghy Free for All regatta sponsored by Lewis Boat Shop and Ensign Spars. If you have not sailed in the FFA before, it is certainly a regatta you cannot miss. The general idea is that all kinds of dinghys are mixed on one start and race course and, more importantly, most stuffy regatta formalities are left ashore. In an effort to make this the biggest and best Dinghy Free for All ever, as well as set the precedent for years to come, we are getting organized early this year with hopes that we will have at least 40 boats! NOTICE OF RACE
NMU Sailing Team is hosting a “Try Sailing Day” for NMU Students
Stop on down and help encourage the growth of the NMU Sailing Team and the sport of sailing! The event starts at 12 noon and runs through 4PM.
Independence Day Race Results
1st) Boundary Hunter skippered by Hannah Lewis with 52:50 2nd) Harmony skippered by Bob Frak with 57:25 3rd) Zephyrus skippered by Matt Zavislak with 59:26
1st) Kai – Wim MacDonald
2nd) Aldebaran – Michael Sauer
3rd) Corsair – Michael Twohey
Fourth of July at the Marquette Yacht Club. 07/03/2015
The MYC will hold an Open Class Race July 4 at the clubhouse. Skipper Meeting is at noon. Race will start at 1:00 PM. Bill Pyle is race coordinator.
There will also be Longboat Races throughout the afternoon. It is a charity event from Noon to 4:00 PM. Mike Potts is conducting the races. Teams have scheduled slots and race against the clock in hopes of achieving an award.The races are held on Dock 5.
Later in the evening the annual boat parade will be held which circles in front of the Marquette Yacht Club:
Marquette boat parade
Saturday, July 4th, 2015
Weather Delay Date Sunday, July 5
Parade forms up at 9:00 p.m.
Parade form up will take place at the “elbow” in the
Lower Harbor breakwater
Parade begins at 9:30 p.m.
Two Boat Categories Below 30’ & 30’ and Above Recognition for: Most Dramatic Light Display
Most Original July 4th Theme
Parade communication will be on marine channel 12 with hourly bulletins at 6,7,8 p.m. Questions? Call parade Captain Pete at 906-250-6640