The Put-In-Bay Yacht Club
Put-In-Bay Yacht Club is located on Bayview Avenue and is a social club to promote the fun and brotherhood of the boating community. Power Boats, Sailboats, and numerous other water-related activities are promoted by the Put-in-Bay Yacht Club.
Put-in-Bay Yacht Club Particulars
The Put-in-Bay Yacht club dates back many years and is actually one of the oldest continually operating yacht clubs on Lake Erie. The first Commodore was none other than the famed founding father Valentine Dollar who followed Jose DeRivera and was instrumental in the development of Put-in-Bay. Throughout the summer months, the Yacht Club will host several social functions including picnics, happy hours, and boating relating events. The Regattas are popular with both teenagers and their parents.
Put-in-Bay Yacht Club History
In the early years, the Put-in-Bay Yacht Club would meet at different homes and boat launches to plan and discuss the regattas. In 1923 a home was purchased from Mr. Day a Put-in-Bay resident and Yacht Club member and that would be renovated and become the headquarters for the Put-in-Bay Yacht Club. The dock was eventually destroyed by high water and brutal Winter ice. After the War, the yacht club had refueled interest and the ladies auxiliary was formed. In the 1950 era, swimming and sail programs were added that still are popular summer activities to this day. Again in 1980, a major renovation took place rendering the Put-in-Bay Yacht club in the format we recognize it today. The popular Friday night happy hours and dinners statted in 2011 and have become a focal point for Put-in-Bay social life.
They regularly host different events throughout the Summer season including picnics, cruise outs, parties, and numerous social functions. The club has an extremely lively and friendly feel. Consider joining the club for just $295.00 a year. You would have access to their well-appointed docks, excellent facilities, and you’ll have the opportunity to make friendships that will last a lifetime.
They also host fundraising events throughout the season. Vision 2020 is their new initiative to make needed changes to the club itself. Members are invited to contribute donations to these improvements such as a new playground, mats for the kitchen and a new fireplace. The IYLA and the Put-in-Bay Yacht Club also sponsor the Sailboat and powerboat regattas that take place every year in August. This including the Power Boating Regatta, Junior Sail Regatta, Deep Water Sailing Race, and the Senior Sailing Races which has been held here for over 100 years
In the Put-in-Bay Yacht Club Neighborhood
THE Put-in-Bay Yacht Club is a short distance from downtown so docking here is extra convenient. Situated right next to The Put-In-Bay Winery, The Boardwalk, and Topsy Turvey, their location is an easy walk to town and most of the Put-in-Bay Restaurants. Also located nearby are the experienced and knowledgeable Put-in-Bay Charter Boats who can make your day fishing a great one!