Columbia Yacht Club Cruising Fleet

The Cruising Fleet is a comprised of Columbia Yacht Club members interested in sailing to various places (primarily) on Lake Michigan.



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Hope Everyone Has a Great Thanksgiving!


Happy Thanksgiving!  I for one have lots to be thankful for including the great friends I have at Columbia!


Posted by Dwight Koop on November 22, 2018 at 9:00am

2018 Labor Day Weekend Cruise to Michigan City

2018 Labor Day Weekend Cruise to Michigan City

WHEN: Arrive at Michigan City PM September 1 on your boat, departing September 3


1. Sign up on the Cruising Fleet web page:…


Posted by George Wheeler on July 31, 2018 at 6:45am

100 Year Anniversary of the Eastland Disaster—July 24

The S.S. Eastland, known as the "Speed Queen of the Great Lakes," was part of a fleet of five excursion boats assigned to take Western Electric employees, families and friends across Lake Michigan to Michigan City, Indiana, for a…


Posted by Paul C Uhl on May 28, 2015 at 10:14am

The Affordable Boat Act

The Affordable Boat Act


The U.S. government has just passed a new law called: "The affordable boat act" declaring that every citizen MUST purchase a new boat, by April 2014. These "affordable" boats will cost an average…


Posted by Paul C Uhl on November 3, 2013 at 12:38pm

NOAA announces end of traditional paper nautical charts

NOAA’s Office of Coast Survey, which creates and maintains the nation’s suite of over a thousand nautical charts of U.S. coastal waters, today announced major changes ahead for mariners and others who…


Posted by Paul C Uhl on October 23, 2013 at 6:00pm

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Ronald and Claudia Voisard posted a photo

Absolutely at COLYC

Old sailors never quit, they just switch to a trawler.
Dec 12, 2018
Joe Marciniak is now a member of Columbia Yacht Club Cruising Fleet
Dec 11, 2018
Ronald and Claudia Voisard updated their profile
Dec 6, 2018
Dan Cooley is attending Myer Blank's event

Cruising Fleet 2019 Planning Meeting at Columbia Bridge

December 5, 2018 from 6:30pm to 7:15pm
Planning Meeting for 2019.See More
Dec 3, 2018

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