Welcome to the Put-in-Bay Yacht Club

The Put-in-Bay Yacht Club (PIBYC) is located on South Bass Island in the western end of Lake Erie. We are dedicated to promoting all forms of yachting, power boating, sailing, and other aquatic sports. Annual events include cruise outs, picnics, parties, and numerous other social functions. Map of our location.

PIBYC is host to the Inter-Lake Yachting Association (I-LYA) Annual Regatta and other national and international sailing events. PIBYC is also a member of Associated Yacht Clubs (AYC); Yachting Club of America (YCA); and Greater Cleveland Boating Association (GCBA). Members are encouraged to participate in affiliates' sailing and cruising events.

The Put-in-Bay Yacht Club is located just west of the downtown area of the Village of Put-in-Bay next to the Miller Boat Line office. Put-in-Bay is a major tourist and vacation destination located on South Bass Island in the western end of Lake Erie. For more information about Put-in-Bay, visit the Chamber of Commerce website at www.visitputinbay.com.

New or Returning Members: 

Let us know what interests you about the PIBYC, by clicking on this link below. Then be on the lookout for more details of a special gathering in your honor! See the link below:

New & Returning Members Survey

A SHOUT OUT FOR ALL JUNIOR MEMBERS: 

Are you older than 21 but not yet 28 years old? If the answer is yes then you, or someone you may know qualifies to become a Junior Member of the Put-in-Bay Yacht Club! Please check off the quick (5) questions at the link below and start having some fun this summer with a specially priced Jr. Membership! Spread the word, and ask your good friends and family join the Club! As we gather some momentum, we'll light up the night with a "Just for Junior Members" celebration. See the link below:

Junior Membership

The Vision 2020 kick-off was warmly received by our members and represented a concerted effort to coordinate our club's short & long term goals to improve the Put-in-Bay Yacht Club loved by so many generations.
    As part of the Vision 2020 we offer several tangible items that members desire to acquire as improvement to the club. These items will remain open until fully subscribed. Once the item is fully subscribed a member will contact you for your donation amount.
    The Vision 2020 Gift Registry link is available below. Just click on the link to view any or all of the items and, if you wish, click on PLEDGE to contribute towards the completed cost shown. You may simply write in the amount of your choosing and once the item is fully pledged you will then be contacted for the donation. There is also a donate button if you do not have a preference for one of the items shown. Please simply select the donate button to show your support.
 

 Vision 2020

 

* Pledges made on the printed copies at the Fundraiser will be merged with online pledges, (no need to redo it) and we thank you for your pledge.
 
**ON BEHALF OF PIBYC THANK YOU TO ALL OUR MEMBERS THAT PLEDGED AT THE FUNDRAISER! WE ARE FULLY SUBSCRIBED ON SEVERAL ITEMS!

Memorial Walkway Bricks Available to Order

Remember a loved one or commemorate your connection to PIBYC. Each brick is only $100 and you may specify the location. The memorial brick walkway extends along the front patio down to the street. A copy of the order form can be downloaded here.

Memorial Walkway Brick Order Form
brick_order.pdf
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Swim/Sail Program

 

PIBYC partners with the Put-in-Bay Community Swim/Sail Program to offer sailing and swimming classes during the summer.  

 

REGISTER OF AMERICAN YACHT CLUBS

Put-in-Bay Yacht Club is a member of the American Yacht Clubs. A directory of all clubs registered in the United States, Hawaii, Virgin Islands, and Alaska can be accessed at the club manager’s office. You can contact our manager for a reciprocal membership card which will give you information to access this on line. This is provided to our members only, one per family.

 

  

FREE NOAA NAUTICAL CHARTS

 

The free PDFs, are digital images of traditional nautical charts.

If you aren't sure which chart you need, NOAA has an interactive chart locator that allows people to select a chart from a map of the U.S. and choose their format. 

NOAA is also making available for free the 
NOAA ENC Online, a webmap showing the features included on NOAA electronic navigational charts (NOAA ENC®). 

Raster navigational charts can be found here: (NOAA RNC®