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Delavan Lake Yacht Club
P.O. Box 482, 1501 Cedar Point Dr, Delavan, WI 53115
A Sailing and Social Organization that supports Sailing on Delavan Lake, WI
Delavan Lake Yacht Club
P.O. Box 482
Delavan, WI 53115

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 When visiting the club, watch out for temporary hay bales the DLSD has installed during its remodeling project.
CONGRATULATIONS: The DLYC has been awarded US Sailing's One-Design Regatta Award for 2017 which is awarded to the club hosting the top 0ne-Design Regatta for 2017.  Official announcement here: More on past winners of this award here: 

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2018 DLYC Winter Carnival - Ice Rink

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DLYC's Jim Kandler's Latest Sailing Adventures

Here's another DLYC member who is advancing the sport of sailing. DLYC Member Jim Kandler has traded an MC for a model yacht and has been active in the local radio controlled sailing fleets. Please enjoy this article about another side of local sailing:  Miniature yachts set sail on Lake Como - Jim Kandler

Kandler model yachts


DLYC Skipper chronicles E Scow sailing

It's not everyday that a DLYC member is published in a national magazine promoting sailing,

but our Rear Commodore, Rachel Beers, has accomplished this noteworthy achievement.


In the current issue of Sailing World (September/October 2017), Rachel chronicles her E scow experience as a skipper at 17 years old. Here is the link: Sailing World - My Class My Story Rachel Beers


We’re very proud of Rachel’s promoting women in sailing and nationally promoting Delavan Lake Yacht Club’s leadership featured in this article.


Thanks Rachel for your initiative and sharing your experiences in an outstanding article!


Commodore Jack Markwick






X Senior Champs

Dave Everhart 80
OPENING DAY PARTY                                                 CONGRATS TO DAVE EVERHART

Coffee Mug

Fish Boil

Where Sailboats Sleep when there is no wind
The Morning After
Commodore's Cup
What are they looking at? Could it be an E Scow on Starboard?
Fun at BUNCO!
Bunco 7_20_16

John Clair 2016
John M Clair 1961-2016
We regretfully announce the sudden passing of longtime DLYC Member and past Commodore John Clair. John grew up in Delavan and at DLYC where he sailed in X boats, C boats and E scows. John, son of Ed Clair, was very active in supporting all facets of the club and as the club attorney. Below is Munroe Funeral Home announcement
John M. Clair, age 55, longtime Delavan attorney and former FBI agent passed away on Friday, November 18, 2016, at Rockford Memorial Hospital in Rockford, IL. He was born on October 18, 1961, in Chicago to J. Edward and Patricia (Dwyer) Clair. John was an attorney for many years at the family practice, Clair Law Offices, in Delavan. He was a graduate of St. Andrew Parish School, Delavan-Darien High School, and undergraduate and law school graduate of Marquette University. John was a past President of Walworth County Bar Association and past Commodore of Delavan Lake Yacht Club.

John is survived by his father, J. Edward Clair, of Delavan; sisters, Catherine (Christopher) Scherer, of Muskego, WI, and Kerry (Kevin) Barry, of Whitefish Bay, WI; brother, Edward (Renee) Clair, of Williams Bay; and nieces and nephews, Madeline, Eddie, and Sophia Scherer, Bridget, John, and Colleen Barry, and Emmett, Anna, Maggie, and Finn Clair.

John is preceded in death by his mother, Patricia Clair, in 2008; and a nephew, Christopher Michael Scherer Jr., in 2005.

Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at St. Andrew’s Catholic Church, 714 E. Walworth Avenue in Delavan. Visitation will be held from 4:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M. on Monday, November 21, 2016 at Monroe Funeral Home, 604 E. Walworth Ave in Delavan.  A Private Family Burial will take place at St. Andrew’s Cemetery in Delavan.  In lieu of flowers, memorials can be directed to St. Andrew’s Parish School in John’s name.

4th of July Party on the 2nd
DLSS Auction
Moonlight Sail
First Saturday Night Dinner 
C-MIR Photos:
Opening Day Party Photos:
2016 Club from water
2016 Member Drive

Gaff and Warning Light on Flagpole
Donated by Lois Stritt & Family in honor of Jack Day Stritt

Click the photo to learn why we fly our flags this way.