The LYC Foundation is an organization that allows donations to benefit the Leland Yacht Club(LYC) be tax deductible!

LYC Foundation Website

LYC Foundation President Letter 2023


The purpose of LYC Foundation is to promote sailing and sailing instruction on the water, preserve the memories of the Yacht Club, and members past and present. The Foundation is organized for the purposes of raising, receiving and administering funds and property, both real and personal for: The perpetuation of the memory of members and past members of the Leland Yacht Club. The preservation of objects of historical and natural interest, including the Leland Yacht Club building, property, equipment, surrounding properties and its surrounding environment. Providing educational opportunities for amateur sailors through instruction, training, equipment, competition, scholarships, grants and access to the water. Funding and promoting educational opportunities for amateur sailors through local regional, national and international competitive, scientific and recreational sailing. Carry out and/or fund the charitable, educational, religious, scientific and public welfare needs of our community. Some of the uses of the funds include building improvements, sailboat purchases, whaler or pontoon purchases and scholarships.


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Members Can Login to make Make a donation directly from LYC site
Online Application for non-members - Annual dues are $75, after application is completed you can pay for the membership online


All donors will be recognized in the members section of the LYC website.

Mailing Address: LYC Foundation * PO Box 885 * Leland, Michigan 49654

LYC Foundation Board of Directors

George Strietmann President
Cabrina Owsley Vice President
Andy Walters Treasurer
Mary Booth Miller Butler Secretary
Chase Sutton Director
Joseph Voss Director
Liz (Chambers) Zimmerman Director
Kathy Draper Past Commodore