Visiting GTYC

We Welcome Visitors & Sailors From Other Yacht Clubs! 

We are happy to welcome you to the Grand Traverse Yacht Club and to Traverse City!

Members from other yacht clubs may send a letter of introduction from your Club’s Secretary to If you are arriving with short notice, simply present your yacht club membership card at the bar and/or to our Service Manager, Chris Horvath.

The Club is open Wednesday and Friday evenings with dinner and bar service. Menus may be found on our "Latest News" page.

Our race nights are Wednesdays and Thursdays, May through September with PHRF and Melges 24 racing on Wednesdays and Interlake and Melges 15 racing on Thursdays.

If your club participates in burgee exchanges, GTYC is happy to trade burgees with visitors to add to our extensive collection.

For those looking for reciprocal docking privileges, GTYC does not have dockage availableGTYC does not operate a marina.

We recommend either Elmwood Township Marina or Clinch Park Marina. Both are within dinghy distance of GTYC.