Lewes Yacht Club Sailing

The mission of the Lewes Yacht Club is to serve our members in a welcoming atmosphere fostering sailing, boating, swimming, and social activities centered on the Delaware Bay.



Members enhancing their lives through friendship and volunteerism in a first-class yacht club.


Core Values

We believe in respecting our club’s history

We believe respect, honesty, and integrity are essential

We believe in fostering fellowship and involvement of all members

We believe volunteering time and personal skills for the operation and maintenance of the club

We believe in administering and managing the club in a  prudent manner, keeping fees reasonable

We believe in providing opportunities for families and youth in a safe and wholesome environment


Room extends into the Burgee Bar and outside to the Upper Deck.  From any window, you can enjoy beautiful views of the Delaware Bay.  Unwind after work or simply enjoy the wonderful cuisine and friendly atmosphere.  Our Regatta Room and Squid Bar, located on the first floor, are available for smaller gatherings or meetings.



Recreational sailing, racing, and regattas are all an essential part of the Lewes Yacht Club.

Whether participating or observing, our members truly enjoy the Delaware Bay.


Our Sailing Instruction Programs are staffed by certified, experienced  instructors.  Adult

Instruction and Youth Sailing Camps are offered throughout the summer.



Our beautiful, state of the art Marina with launch ramp is open to our members with full Dock

Master support from early spring to late fall.  The Marina is equipped with utilities, fuel and bait

services.  Seasonal as well as temporary dockage is available to our members and transient




LYC members enjoy our heated swimming pool with a separate wading pool for our younger members. During the summer season the pool is staffed with lifeguards.  We also offer morning water aerobics, a Youth Swim Team, and private swim lessons.  The Pool Snack Bar

offers a quick bite with additional outside seating and convenience to the pool area.


The Lewes Yacht Club is a private membership club/organization with facilities that are for

the sole and private use of the LYC Members and their guests.