About The Club

GIYC is a preferred yacht club with an outstanding harbor, beautiful grounds and exceptional facilities

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GIYC is a preferred yacht club with an outstanding harbor, beautiful grounds and exceptional facilities

WELCOME TO GIYC

The Mission of the Grosse Ile Yacht Club is to promote, stimulate and foster interest in, to aid members to improve their knowledge in the art of boating and to promote camaraderie among the members, their friends and visiting yachtspersons; and to do such things as may be essential to carry out the mission, vision and values of the Grosse Ile Yacht Club.

Vision
Grosse Ile Yacht Club will continue to be a preferred yacht club with an outstanding harbor, beautiful grounds and exceptional facilities which provides a variety of boating, dining and social activities in a refined, inviting and casual atmosphere for members, families, friends and visiting yachtspersons.
Values

The Grosse Ile Yacht Club, its officers, board members and members will remain vigilant in promoting and preserving our heritage and legacy with:• A friendly, family-oriented atmosphere which encourages camaraderie and membership participation;

• Dignity and respect for all members, guests, and employees,

• Integrity, trust and cooperation in all interactions;

• A transparency of operations;

• A commitment to maintain financial stability; and

• A truly enjoyable experience for all.

WHAT WE OFFER

Grosse Ile Yacht Club is a full service yacht club with a rich and storied history. We offer a host of amenities for our members, both boaters and non- boaters alike.

WATERFRONT ENJOYMENT

We have a beautiful front lawn for families to enjoy, including a swim raft, for an authentic “swimming hole” experience.

DEEP WATER HARBOR

A deep water harbor with 105 wells with direct open water access to the Detroit River and Western Lake Erie.

JUNIOR SAILING PROGRAM

A junior sailing program, teaching learn to sail and on the water safety to youth aged 8-18, which also includes a junior sailing racing team to foster competition throughout the Midwest.  The junior program is open to both members and non-members alike.

BANQUET FACILITIES

Full banquet facilities for weddings and other special events, offering a unique location with spectacular,  “one of a kind” views for both members and non-members to host your special event. We also have an upstairs venue for smaller events with spectacular views.

RECIPROCAL SERVICES

We are affiliated with the Detroit River Yachting Association -DRYA, the Inter-Lake Yachting Association – ILYA, and with Associated Yacht Clubs- AYC,  as well as most Grosse Ile area private clubs.  We offer reciprocal services to members of these affiliated clubs, including guest dockage and dining, and welcome them to use our facilities.

INFORMAL LOUNGE

An informal lounge serving a wide selection of beverages and offering a relaxed dining atmosphere

OUTDOOR PATIO

An expansive outdoor patio overlooking western Lake Erie, which hosts both dining and cocktail service, and serves as the setting for our Sunday “Music on the Patio” music series.

FULL SERVICE DINING ROOM

A full service dining room featuring fine cuisine for formal dining occasions.

FULL ARRAY OF YACHT SERVICES

Including winter storage facilities, a 10 ton travel lift and 2 ton single point lift for haul out and launch of both large and small boats, and pump out facilities.

SPECIAL EVENTS

A wide variety of member special events throughout the year, including our annual Independence Day celebration, featuring our  spectacular fireworks display; our Santa Brunch, Trunk or Treat Halloween Celebration, and Easter and Thanksgiving buffets.  These events are  family friendly, and open to members and their guests.

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