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AYC Recognition Corner

From Commodore: Bradley R. Scott
It is my duty, and pleasure, to recognize our AYC member and Past Commodore

Michael Clow

for having received the “Hall of Fame” award from DRYA. This award recognizes years of excellence in the sailing community through participation in racing, and with DRYA. Michael does a great job in promoting races and events here in Anchor Bay (ABYRA) as well as for the rest of the lake, participates in many races, sponsoring, supporting and helping anyway he can.

Thanks Michael and the sincerest congratulations from the whole Albatross Yatch Club!

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Sail with AYC

AYC is a sailboat racing club. We sail in Anchor Bay on northern Lake St. Clair. In association with the Anchor Bay Yacht-Racing Association (ABYRA), we manage our Tuesday Night Twilight Race Series, and also sponsor several Invitational races.

Racing

Sharpen your sailing skills sailing with AYC in Anchor Bay.

Become a member

Learn to sail and race with AYC members. Enjoy great events and privileges

Special Membership Offer

This year marks the 50th Anniversary for Albatross Yacht Club, Celebrate with Us!
All NEW MEMBERS 50% off on the membership fee!

News from the Sailing World

  • Cheap boating: how to get on the water on a budget

    Owning a boat can be an expensive pastime, especially now, but there are numerous ways to cut the bills for some cheap boating. Duncan Kent finds some ways to save you money and keep you afloat Not all yachties are wealthy city folk with money to throw around. Keen sailors of all backgrounds and financial status …Continue reading » The post Cheap boating: how to get on the water on a budget appeared first on Yachting Monthly.

  • New boat owner: Lessons learned on a shakedown sail

    After buying a Dufour Classic 35, Chris Humphries experiences a series of hardships when trying to sail his new boat home from Conwy to PlymouthBracing himself against the Irish Sea's unforgiving stomach-testing conditions, Chris Humphries experience as a new boat owner was far from idea. Credit: Chris Humphries After buying a Dufour Classic 35, Chris Humphries experiences a series of hardships when trying to sail his new boat home from Conwy to Plymouth The post New boat owner: Lessons learned on a shakedown sail appeared first on Yachting Monthly.

  • Tidal calculations: why online predictions can be dangerously inaccurate

    On shallow estuaries, tidal calculations are vital, but Ken Endean finds errors in online predictionsThe Gulf of Morbihan has a stepped chart datum because the flood tide begins to rise while the previous ebb is still flowing out. Credit: Panther Media GmbH/Alamy On shallow estuaries, tidal calculations are vital, but Ken Endean finds errors in online predictions The post Tidal calculations: why online predictions can be dangerously inaccurate appeared first on Yachting Monthly.

Past Event

ALBATROSS YACHT CLUB COMMODORE'S BALL

Thank you for attending AYC Annual Commodore’s Ball on Saturday, Feb 5th at the Clinton Township. It was a great success.

History of AYC

Albatross Yacht Club was started in 1972 by a group of sailors who docked along South River Rd on the Clinton River. These sailors decided to start a paper club that would allow them to race and cruise together as a club, and enjoy the benefits of yacht club membership without much overhead expenses, and thus lower dues.

AYC Sponsors

We Value Our Sponsors & Partners

Support provided by corporations and businesses allows for the development and implementation of AYC racing programs, activities and resources. These alliance partnerships make it possible for sailors and sailboat owners to receive an outstanding array of resource tools, education and workshops.

For more information on the opportunity to become a Sponsor contact us.

Why to Become a AYC Member

If you’ve ever watched the sailboats on Great Lakes and wished you were on board enjoying the air breezes on beautiful Lake St. Clair, Albatross Yacht Club can make your dreams come true.
Throughout history sailing has been instrumental in the development of civilization, for it has afforded humanity greater mobility for trade, transport, leisure and overall discovery and adventure.
Whether you are an expert sailor, a beginner or simply curious and want to get in touch with this marvelous sport, Albatross Yacht Club is the place you want to be.
Albatross Yacht Club is a group of passionate people who together enjoy the benefits of being part of a recognized club that caters the needs of boaters through a vast choice of organized events that range from sailing races to social events throughout the whole sailing season.
Check out our 2022 Events Calendar!

Subscribe to be part of our Top Gun Twilight Spring and Summer race or simply enjoy ABYRA Night Race Series or any other of our events.

Fun, adrenaline and great people are waiting to welcome you to the Team!

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Membership Privileges

$100 off at Lambrecht Marine!

Are you looking for a great spot to moor your boat? You found your place! Markley Marina is offering to all the new 2022 boater $100 off plus another 100$ off if you join AYC!  Become part of the AYC family with the comfort of the best corner in St Clair Lake at Lambrecht Marine

Reciprocity with North Cape Yacht Club​

We now share reciprocity with North Cape Yacht Club. Next to Toledo Beach Marina, 11850 Toledo Beach Rd. LaSalle, MI 48145
(734) 242-5081 

Pictures from AYC

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