|Lewes Yacht Club, LYC, in Lewes, Delaware, offers Sailing, a Marina with Boating, fine
dining, sail lessons, Swim Team for our membership. LYC is also available for banquets,
weddings, corporate meetings, bar mitzvahs, birthday or anniversary parties, special events.
Welcome to the
Lewes Yacht Club (LYC) is a private club with a beautiful club house, a fabulous
refurbished marina, upgraded pool area, and superb sailing on the Delaware Bay, with
the most beautiful sunset view in the Mid-Atlantic.
Use of the club facilities is for our members, their families, and their guests,
although we have reciprocity with other yacht clubs. Our club house offers fine dining
and is available for private events or off-site catering.
The social atmosphere at LYC is diverse. We promote membership camaraderie
with special dining events, an annual fishing tournament, youth and family activities, a
seasonal swim team, water aerobics, and a variety of sailing venues from lessons to
sailboat rentals to annual sailing regattas.
The Lewes Yacht Club (LYC) was founded in 1932 and is enriched by its history and
traditions, yet has a casual and relaxed atmosphere. We offer a variety of activities for
our members from sailing to swimming, to boating, to a variety of dining, including
The Club is constantly improved and maintained largely through our members'
volunteer efforts. LYC offers our members a full sailing and social schedule centered
around one of the most beautiful buildings on the Delaware Bay. We encourage our
members' continued enthusiasm and friendliness.
LYC is situated at the mouth of the Delaware Bay, which feeds into the Atlantic
Ocean. To the west is the Broadkill River and the Coast Guard station. To the south is
the town of Lewes, the Lewes-Rehoboth Canal and the University of Delaware College
of Marine Studies.
Brief History of the Town of Lewes:
Lewes, Delaware is known as the first town in the first state. Lewes, the first settlement
in the state, was founded by Dutch pioneers in 1631. The town of Lewes offers pleasant,
year-round living, good fishing, entertainment and shopping. It offers many interesting
and historic sights. The Lewes Yacht Club embraces the historic ambiance of the city of
|Roosevelt Inlet Coordinates: 38 47.94 N, 75 09.29 W.
Lewes Yacht Club
2701 Cedar Street
P.O. Box 2
Lewes, DE 19958-0002