The Historic Detroit Yacht Club, founded in 1868, is one of the oldest and most prestigious private clubs in North America. The current DYC clubhouse, located on a private island along the banks of the Belle Isle State Park in Detroit, is of Mediterranean design and was completed by George Mason in 1922. Mr. Mason also designed the Gem Theater, Masonic Temple and the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island. The clubhouse was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 2011.
The Detroit Yacht Club has been the center of Detroit society since opening its doors and continues a proud tradition and a strong commitment to excellence and quality service to members. Our member rolls reflect a cross section of the finest community and corporate leadership within the major industries of our region.
DYC members and their guests enjoy a first class dining experience, along with an outstanding variety of social events, recreational, athletic, health and fitness services. The DYC’s provides a great family and economic value, providing year-round enjoyment for members of all ages as well as a special place for social and business entertainment. Nearly two-thirds of DYC’s membership is non-boating with the remaining members utilizing the 380 boat wells each year.
Our boating members enjoy harbor facilities and service that have been voted the Best in Detroit and rival the finest harbors anywhere on the Great Lakes.
With almost one hundred thousand square feet of historic grandeur, the Detroit Yacht Club can accommodate every member need from the smallest business meeting, private celebration and special occasion to large weddings, conference provisions and large seminars.
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