The most prestigious association of those who love boating on Lake Michigan and its tributaries. 

Upcoming events

Lake Michigan Yachting Association logoLMYA Annual Meeting

November 4, 2023

Location TBD

The Annual Meeting of the LMYA is scheduled for Saturday, November 4th, 2023, at a location to be determined. Any delegates or members of participating LMYA yacht clubs may attend.

Keep an eye out for the August 2023 issue of the Spreader newsletter or keep an eye on our events page for more information.

Featured boats

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.

Above are a few member-submitted boat photos. If you are a member and would like to have your boat featured, send us a photo!

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Lake Michigan Yachting Association newsletter cover thumbnail for volume 6, issue 1, April 2023

Read the latest LMYA Spreader newsletter!

Highlights include:

  • New Burgee now available
  • Milwaukee breakwater to be repaired this year
  • LMYA founded at Racine Yacht Club
  • Dogan’s report on wind turbines and wave walkers
  • Charity boat rides in Illinois

Get your LMYA Cruising Card!

Because of the LMYA’s relationship with clubs and boaters it can exclusively offer the CRUISING CARD™.  Issued annually only to LIFE and SUSTAINING members, this includes offers of FREE dockage, discounts and FREE merchandise.  NO other organization has as large a program on Lake Michigan and it is included FREE with your SUSTAINING or LIFE membership dues.  If every offer was used a boater could potentially save over $600 based on using a 30 foot boat. Each year, coupons for each of the offers listed from our sponsors will be mailed to our dues paying members. Click the button below for full information about the offers available.

Are you an LMYA Member Yet?

We are looking for people like you! Enjoy the many benefits of joining the prestigious Lake Michigan Yachting Association today!

Lake Michigan Yachting Association

P.O. Box 631
Germantown, WI 53022

Contact Commodore Tom Dogan or Secretary

Secretary’s Office 
Jim Mergener
P.O. Box 631
Germantown, WI 53022

LMYA is a member of the National Boating Federation

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