|Winthrop Harbor Yacht Club|
Located in Northpoint Marina in Winthrop Harbor, Illinois, just south of the Wisconsin-Illinois state line, the Winthrop Harbor Yacht Club (WHYC) is perfectly positioned between Milwaukee and Chicago. The club was founded in 1995, and a new clubhouse with a commanding view of Lake Michigan was built in 2000.
During the summer season, Winthrop Harbor Yacht club offers a variety of activities, from boating educational seminars to free Sunday breakfasts. Professional bar service and outstanding catering are also available during the summer.
Each year they have many structured cruises—compiling over 1,000 miles of club cruises during the 2008 season. Members also enjoy WiFi, reciprocity, free use of member golf carts, a pool table, darts and a membership card, giving them discounts and benefits. There are plenty of activities for the kids too, including bike clubs, ice cream, games and youth sailing.
Of the club’s 225 member families, they are divided pretty evenly between sail and power fleets. In 2008, WHYC formally recognized a growing power performance fleet by adding a Rear Commodore of Power Performance for 2009.
“We would like to extend an invitation to all yacht clubs and boating organizations to cruise to our club, you will not be disappointed,” says Daniel Schulze, club commodore. Several slips are reserved for travelers, and visitors are welcome to call ahead to reserve a space.
Arriving here, you’ll find all the amenities you need. Northpoint Marina is a full service marina with fuel service, pump out, ships store and engine repair. There is also a West Marine store within one mile.
As a club, WHYC aims to extend reciprocity to as many clubs as possible and be known as the friendliest yacht club on the lake. To that end, it invites all yacht clubs and boating organizations to cruise to its club.
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