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.


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

Swim/Sail Program


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



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.





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®