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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:


  • 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
  • Ability to sail in Inter-Club FS Races and compete for Novice Awards