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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.




Upcoming Thursday Dinners: Thursday, July 17, HALIBUT
Thursday, July 24, RACK OF LAMB
Thursday, July 31, BLACK BASS
Thursday, August 7, HANGAR STEAK
Thursday, August 14, LOBSTER

Call early...last night we were at capacity with 72 dinners. Sunday Brunches are happening. The 2nd seating has been full the last two weeks so plan ahead!

The Annual Meeting will be held on July 24th at 10:00 a.m. We will host a Fish Fry on Friday, July 25th. Call for reservations.

Tim still has openings for private parties in late July or late August if you want to schedule a family dinner.

You can call or check the calendar on our website. Room rental is up from last year. I only have 5 rooms available for the rest of July. I do have a cancellation list. If you have a specific time you want to come, I can notify you if we have a cancellation.

Summer is here; come north!

Sign up for the Seventh Annual Round the Island Race!

Mackinac Island Yacht Club will be hosting the Seventh Annual Round The Island Race on Wednesday, July 16. This race will be a fun event open to all sailboats. This years event will be held on Wednesday immediately following the Bayview Mackinac Race. Visit the Races page for more information.

Stephen Madigan
Photo credit: Stephen Schleede

Stephen Schleede


Mackinac Island Yacht Club 75th Anniversary Book

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




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