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Detroit Boat Club
The Oldest Yachting Club in the Americas
Established in 1839
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KEY Benefits of the DBC program are:

  • One of the longest running summer sessions (April 4 – September 26) of 25 weeks allows for the ability to miss some classes, and then catch up.

  • Full service restaurant and bar on-site

  • A downtown location that offers easy access and a secure facility

  • Opportunities to participate in multiple club regattas and other club functions during the summer

  • Ability to move at your pace through the class

  • Opportunities to participate in DRYA races on Lake St. Clair and Detroit River

  • Use of Club sailboats after successful completion of the class