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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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- Apr. 29, 2017 - Cork & Canvas
         - 4pm: bar opens;
         - 5pm: painting begins;
         - 7pm: dinner served $40/person w/o dinner or $50/person with dinner;
                   - Choice of (salad and garlic bread w/each entrée):
                             1. Pasta w/tomato creame sauce, Italian sausage & sweet peppers; or
                             2. Pasta w/parmesan cream sauce, chicken breast, mushrooms, spinach and onions.
- May 20th & 21st - Tune-Up Weekend & Snack Bar Open
- 11am-3pm snack bar open Saturday & Sunday
- May 26th - 1st Fish Fry
- 6pm - 10pm Restaurant and Bar Open
- May 27th - Opening Night Cocktail Party


Attention Youth Sailors and Parents

Short Regatta Video

Just to wet your whistle, here’s a few seconds about the upcoming DLYC Regatta. Soft water will be returning! DLYC short Regatta video

Regatta Gear

If you have a sailor who is going to sail in the 2017 X Inland or Opti Inland, check out our initial offerings. Your sailor can wear the gear before the regatta. GO to our order page: DLYC 2017 Regatta Gear

Regatta Lodging

Here are a list of DLYC friendly hotels near our club. Call to make your reservations:

DLYC Regatta Lodging page

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.

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

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

Weather Feed

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.