Founded in 1894 in Racine, Wisconsin, the Lake Michigan Yachting Association is the Midwest’s most prestigious association of those who love the water and boating in any of its many forms on Lake Michigan and its tributaries.
The annual get together of the Lake Michigan Yachting Association is scheduled for November 19, 2016. The location of this year’s annual meeting will be the Hammond Yacht Club, in Hammond Indiana.
Officers, delegates, and members of the LMYA are invited to attend. This meeting will cover the annual business of the club as well as a luncheon, which will be at no cost to all who attend. The schedule of events is as follows:
Registration 11:30 am to 12:00 pm
Business Meeting immediately following the luncheon
The annual Open House of the LMYA and Illinois River Basin Boating Association will be hosted at the Starved Rock Yacht Club on Labor Day Weekend 2014. Please join us from August 27th thru September 1st for the combined open house of these two organizations in the Illinois area.
The annual Hook Race which follows the shore of Lake Michigan from Racine to Door County will be held on July 13th, 2013. For further details on joining the race, contact Buck Mercer, chairman of the race at http://www.racineyachtclub.org/the_hook.htm or telephone 262-752-0571.
The 27th annual Wisconsin Region LMYA Rendezvous will be held at the Port Washington Yacht Club at Port Washington Marina from June 17th to 18th, 2016. Registration packages will be sent to sustaining members in Wisconsin by mid April, 2016. Join the party for a great gathering, good food, and some new Saturday night party activities at the Port Washington Yacht Club. For more details, see the next spring issue of the Spreader.
The South Shore Yacht Club – LMYA Open House dates are July 3rd, 4th, and 5th, 2015. This gathering features fun, games, prizes, a dance contest, a giant auction of great gifts, bands, and wonderful meals. LMYA members can get special free dockage privileges for one night with your LMYA cruising card which will save you more than the cost of your annual membershp fee in one weekend. For further information, watch the March issue of the Spreader or contact George Graubner, Open House Chairperson at South Shore Yacht Club, 2300 East Nock St, Milwaukee, WI 53207.
Queen’s Cup Race to South Haven, MI from South Shore Yacht Club.
The 77th annual Queen’s Cup challenge race will be held on June 26th, 2015, starting at South Shore Yacht Club and finishing at South Haven, Michigan. There will be a party on Thursday night prior to the race featuring a band and lots of food and drinks. For more details and entry information, see the South Shore website at ssyc.org or call 414-481-2331.