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Okoboji Yacht Club

It's the last social weekend of the summer make plans to see your OYC friends one more time this summer:

Plan to stop by OYC for Happy Hour from 6-9 p.m. on Friday, August 25th.  A Nacho Bar will be hosted by Suzie Wilmot, Eva Shine & Kevin Schammel and Carter & Meg Wagner.

And, bring your grilling fixins to the Saturday Grill and Chill on Saturday, August 26th from 5-8 p.m.

Finally, a second Adult Learn to Sail program will be offered on Saturday, August 26th from 12-2 p.m.  Registration is required by emailing Jane Hopkins Gould at

Thanks for a great summer and don't forget that the Awards Banquet is scheduled for Sunday, September 3.

 Adult Learn to Sail Instruction--Free Intro Course

The OYC will be offering a two-hour adult learn to sail session which will run from 12-2pm at the Okoboji Yacht Club., immediately preceding the Saturday Sailing Grill & Chill event.

Training will include class room instruction and on-the-water training in Yngling sailboats, depending on conditions.  The date is:

Saturday, August 26

Whether you are a novice with no prior sailing experience or whether you area " lapsed" sailor, please join us.  Membership in the OYC is not required.  The goal of this program is to grow interest in pleasure sailing, racing and race management on Lake Okoboji.

Please indicate your participation in any or all sessions by emailing Jane Hopkins Gould (


SATURDAY 9:30 AM: forecast WSW Wind at 5 MPH - temp 68 degrees - RC Thoreson Crew 

SUNDAY 9:30 AM: forecast SSW Wind at 8 MPH - temp 72 degrees - RC Bjornstad Crew



FRIDAY:  HAPPY HOUR 6 - 9 PM- Nacho Bar - Hosted by Suzie Wilmot, Eva Shine & Kevin Schammel, and Carter & Meg Wagner.


SATURDAY:  Sailing GRILL & CHILL  5 - 8 PM For an informal gathering, stop by the OYC and bring a picnic dinner or something to toss on the grill.  


The 2017 OYC Sailing School Brochure is Now Available

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Dixon Beach hosted the last summer-of-the-year Open Bar with a great slide show. Such a great reminder of good sailing...good Okoboji!  Click the link to watch it. 

We are very proud to offer our new website that allows for member management, on-line payment of events and increased flexibility for managing our site. 

To familiarize yourself with our new site, click on the link and you will be given an explanation of each menu at the top of the page.