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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2017 Chili Cook-off Results

The 12th Annual Chili Cook-off was once again a huge success with the rail deck packed with attendees and contestants! A big thank you to Columbia Staff that helped and to the contestants that came out and did it up big! This years results…


Posted by Paul C Uhl on February 7, 2017 at 4:30pm

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

Michigan's Great Lakes water levels may do something only achieved 4 times in last 154 years

Lake Michigan and Lake Huron water levels may do something only achieved four times in the last 154 years.

This time of year is normally the season when Great Lakes lake levels begin to fall. Typically evaporation is greater than…


Posted by Paul C Uhl on October 19, 2014 at 7:40pm

Webb Chiles, 72, sets off on 6th circumnavigation

Webb Chiles, who spoke at Columbia Yacht Club a year and a half ago, five time circumnavigator and the first American to round Cape Horn alone, sailed from San Diego, California Tuesday morning on his 24’ sloop, GANNET, beginning what will, time…


Posted by Paul C Uhl on May 21, 2014 at 9:19pm

Strobergs in Dominican Republic!

For those of you haven't been following Jeff…


Posted by Paul C Uhl on January 29, 2014 at 2:54pm

David Cosby's Schooner Muse

David Crosby's Schooner Muse

A folk-rock legend talks about his beloved Mayan— a 66-year-old sailing vessel that he's struggling to keep.

Singer-songwriter David Crosby, 71, is a founding member of the Byrds and Crosby, Stills and… Continue

Posted by Paul C Uhl on November 14, 2013 at 8:34pm


Independence Day in South Haven

Started by Mark Gillingham Mar 17, 2015.

Cruising on the Dalmatian Coast of Croatia

Started by Mark Gillingham Oct 24, 2014.

Progressive Dinner

Started by Mike & Michelle Lane Aug 3, 2014.

OpenCPN: Free Navigation Software

Started by Paul C Uhl Feb 20, 2014.

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