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Welcome to the Mackinac Island Yacht Club web site.

The Yacht Club, founded in 1937, currently includes 310 members, many of whom are residents of Mackinac Island, Michigan. The clubhouse sits directly across from the Michigan State Waterways marina in the Mackinac Island harbor.


Photos courtesy of Jeff Dupre, Dave Rowe, Mintaka Design and Stephen Schleede.

More Change of Watch photos on the Officers & Staff page. More 2013 Round the Island Race photos on the Members Only page.

The clubhouse is open from about mid-May until mid-October. It offers members use of comfortable living quarters, a scenic porch and serves to members and their guests. The house contains eight second and third floor rooms that are available for overnight accommodations for members and their guests.

Please feel free to contact us, if you would like more information about the club.


Mackinac Island Yacht Club

Our new beautiful landscaping with commemorative pavers! Completed in Spring 2013.


Mackinac Island Yacht Club 75th Anniversary Book

We have published a book commemorating our 75th anniversary and showcasing our history since 1937. The cost is $49.00, $5.50 for shipping if needed.


What a great season! And to celebrate the end of summer we are having a Fish Fry on Saturday, September 5, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. The cost is $25. Call for reservations.

We just finished a Thursday night crab dinner with a total of 73 attendees. We will do one more Thursday dinner on Thursday, September 3, and will be serving Filet (there is a wait list). Then we switch to Fridays.

Friday, September 11, Scottish Salmon
Friday, September 18, Veal Osso Buco
Friday, September 25, Whitefish

I have some rooms available in early September. The end of the month much more is open. We are also going to be open into the 3rd week of October. Weekend nights are still available in October!

Room 1, September 1 and 2
Rooms 6 and 8, September 4
Rooms 1 and 8, September 10
Rooms 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8, September 17

I hope to see you this Fall.


Join us for the Horns Bar Labor Day Regatta!

The annual Horns Bar Labor Day Regatta takes racers through the round the Island course. It is a fun event open to sailboats of all classes. There is no entry fee. The awards ceremony and party will be held immediately following the race at Mackinac Island Yacht Club, courtesy of Steve and Patti Ann Moskwa, owners of Horns Bar and the Yankee Rebel. All participants will receive a cabin plaque. Races page...

Steven Moskwa

Steven Moskwa





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