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Dryden Yacht Club

Welcome to the Dryden Yacht Club

Crane-In date set for May 29th

Crane-In will happen on Saturday, May 29th. Safety meeting will start at 10am. For boats to be lifted in, the owner or a designated representative for the owner must be present.

2021 Membership Registrations now available

You can download the 2021 Membership registration here. All fees are due by April 30th

Payment Options:

In keeping with Covid-19 safety protocols, we kindly request that when registering your membership with the Dryden Yacht Club,

please make payment using etransfer to Treasurer Bruce Taylor at "[email protected]".

Completed membership form should be included in the email

The alternate method of payment is by cheque only, written to the Dryden Yacht Club and mailed to

The Dryden Yacht Club

P. O. Box 277,

Dryden, ON

P8N 2Y8

Crane Out Sat, Oct 3rd

Crane out has been confirmed for Oct 3rd. Safety meeting starts at 9:15am and craneout starts at 10am. If you want your boat craned out, be sure you are present or have someone who has agreed to act on your behalf during the process.

AGM - March 29th - Postponed!

The Annual General Meeting scheduled for March 29th has been postponed until further notice. Please watch for updates on this site and via email for current members.

Membership Registrations now available!

You can download the 2020 Membership registration here. All fees are due by April 30th

Crane Out - Saturday, Oct 5th

Safety Meeting at 9:30am

Mobile Sailing Program July 2-6

Dryden Yacht Club will be hosting a Mobile Sailing Program run by Sail Canada and Sail Manitoba from July 2 - 6 at the Yacht Club.

Open to ages 6-15

Registration fee: $80

Choose one of the following sessions:

Morning Session 9am-noon

Afternoon Session 1pm - 4pm


Crane-In set for Saturday, May 25th!

AGM and membership applications for 2019

The Annual General Meeting will be held at Dryden Fire Services building on Colonization Avenue in the training room on Sunday, March 31st at 10am

Crane out scheduled for Sat, Sep 29th

Calendar Updated for 2018 season!

Check out the calendar for a list of upcoming events including wed night racing, weekend races and regattas, wing nights etc!

Crane - In scheduled for Saturday, May 26th!

AGM and membership applications for 2018

The Annual General Meeting will be held at the Dryden Fire Hall on Colonization Avenue - Sunday, March 18th at 10am.

Membership applications for the upcoming 2018 boating season can be downloaded here

Crane out set for Oct 14th

The executive has confirmed crane out for Saturday, Oct 14th. Safety meeting around 9:30. Please remember to remove all dock lines for teh winter!

Meeting Minutes for 2016 are now on the website

You will find all the AGM and Executive meeting minutes under the Documents/Resources Tab. These will be uploaded to the website regularly as per last year's AGM.

Crane in set for May 13th

The ice is melting and the weather is warming! Get that bottom paint applied, clean out your berths and get ready to drop in the water!

Memberships Due Apr 30th

2017 Memberships are now available. All applications are due by April 30th.

Download and print the forms HERE

Crane Out - Oct 1st

Crane-In & Work Weekend - May 14/15

Crane in for boats will happen on Saturday, May 14th. Safety meeting starts at 9:30, with first boat being lifted at 10am. There will also be a work party on Sunday for the Clubhouse and Grounds, starting at 10am. Hope to see you theref!

Annual General Meeting - April 2nd 2016

The AGM will be held on April 2nd at 10am in the Dryden Fire Service Meeting Room. The proxy vote is attached

Proxy Vote

2016 Membership Application

2016 Membership Applications are now available. All applications are due by April 30th. Download and print the forms HERE!

Crane out scheduled for October 2nd

Wed Nite racing cancelled for Canada Day

2015 DYC Club Opener & BBQ

Come out this Saturday (June 6th) for the Spring Ice Breaker Race - skippers' meeting at 3pm. Come out to race or just cruise! Then back to the clubhouse for a BBQ and appetizers to share at 6pm.

Rules Night Cancelled - May 20th

The rules night has had to be cancelled. In lieu of the meeting, there will be a short rules session at 6pm on the 27th prior to the first race of the season.

2015 Race & Regatta Calendar

Here is the pdf of the 2015 season. Events are also posted in the calendar.

DYC 2015 Calendar

LOWISA 50th Meeting

A LOWISA 50th meeting will be held on Sunday, May 17th @ 3pm for all interested sailors. There will also be DYC shirts available for ordering. These are also available for anyone interested. For more information, contact Al Marcino.

AGM - March 29th

The 2014 AGM will be held on March 29th (1pm) at the Best Western Hotel. Attached is the proxy vote form - Proxy Vote Form 2015

2015 Membership Registration

2015 memberships are due before April 30th for the upcoming season. Please download the document here - Membership Application 2015

LOWISA Celebrating 50 Years of Sailing

LOWISA is celebrating it's 50th anniversary, and DYC is hoping to get as many boats participating as possible. This year's event will be Aug 1-8th. There will be a meeting for interested members in the near future to deal with particulars of craning etc.

Be sure to check out the LOWISA Website at

or find them on facebook at

Awards Night & Thanksgiving Potluck

Thanks to the social committee for an excellent evening of food and relaxation! For details on the awards results, see below, or go to the Racing Pages

2014 DYC Club Awards

  • Canada Day Boat Parade - Al/Shelli Marcino "White Rabbit"
  • Coconut Cup - Winner - Team "Heatwave" Best Costume - Team "OnWeGo"
  • Parking Meter Award - Randy McMonagle - "Eribresea"
  • Cruiser Award - Mel McCready - "Make it Epic"
  • Power Boater Award - Doug/Vanda Milak - "Drakkar"
  • Spirit of the Yacht Club Award - Darryl/Patty Herbert
  • Seamanship Award - Patty Herbert
  • Fleet Captain Award - Marilyn Findlay
  • Commodore Award - Kurt Schmidt

2014 DYC Race Awards

  • Early Bird Race - Al Marcino - "White Rabbit"
  • Spring Ice Breaker - Gary Fuerst - "OnWeGo"
  • Long Distance Race - Randy McMonagle - "Eribresea"
  • Summer Solstice - Brad Woodworth - "Windigo"
  • SOBIR Regatta
  •     1st - Doug Clark - "Heatwave"
  •     2nd - Al Marcino - "White Rabbit"
  •     3rd - Peter Marshall - "Hotel California"
  • Chicks at the Helm - Marilyn Findlay - "Heatwave"
  • Fall Frostbite - Al Marcino - "White Rabbit"

2014 Wednesday Night Race Series Awards

  •     1st - Al Marcino - "White Rabbit"
  •     2nd - Doug Clarke - "Heatwave"
  •     3rd - Brad Woodworth - "Windigo"
  •     1st - Ed Thorley - "Fidji"
  •     2nd - Andy Aitken - "Alegria"
  •     3rd - Bruce Taylor - "Augusta II"
  •     Al Marcino - "White Rabbit"

CRANE-OUT is Saturday, Oct 4th

Safety meeting at 9am, crane-out to start shortly afterwards

SOBIR Regatta this Weekend - Aug 8&9

The DYC Annual SOBIR (Sail Our Boats In Races) Regatta will be held on Friday and Saturday, Aug 8 & 9th.

Friday race will start at 6:30, with skippers' meeting at 6pm. Saturday races will start at noon, with skippers' meeting at 11am.

Dinner on Saturday will be at 5pm - BBQ!

Sailing Shoes for sale

Sailing Shoes
Keen Newport H2 in black olive colour, size 10, paid 99.99 would like 65.00 never been worn. Contact Bruce @    [email protected] or 223-8869

Wed Nite Race Standings

To keep up on the standings, check out the Wed Nite Racing Page. CLICK HERE!

2014 SOBIR Regatta Aug 8&9

The 2014 DYC SOBIR Regatta will be sponsored by Lake of the Woods Brewing Company! All participating boats will receive a free growler of beer, so please register before Aug 3rd. If you are a powerboater interested in helping out with the regatta, please contact Al Marcino.

Updated Social Calendar - Click HERE!

Practice your knowledge of the Racing Rules!

Click on the button on the Racing Page to link to an interactive Racing Rules site with scenarios and situational quizzes. or click here

Canada Day Boat Parade


July 1st 2014 ~12:00 pm

The theme for this year’s boat parade is “Canada Rocks” please come out to show your individual spirit on our national holiday. All boats welcome to participate. (Power, sail, fish tug and non-power/non-sail class of canoe, kayak and paddle boat)

The boat parade will begin at the Dryden Yacht Club and will proceed down the Wabigoon River by the Beautiful Cooper Park and then loop back.

Registration Meet & Greet 11:30am

Boat Parade 12:00-1:00 pm

Boat Parade Questions?

Please contact Tanya Waites 223-5236

Crane In - Saturday, May 24th

Skippers Safety Meeting at 9am - crane in to follow. Please park in the east lot to keep the crane and unloading area open.

Annual General Meeting

The AGM will be held on Sunday, March 23rd @ 1:30pm in the Centennial Conference Room of the Best Western.

Proxy Forms and the 2014 Membership Application are attached

Crane Out Video

A great time lapse video of Crane Out last weekend.

Wed Nite Race Results!

Race results are listed on the Wed Nite Racing page. Congratulations to all sailors on a great season! See results

DYC on GoDryden!

Fall Frostbite Race & Supper - Saturday Sep 14th

This Saturday will be the Fall Frostbite Race... skippers' meeting at 11am, race starts at noon. In the evening, a spaghetti supper has been planned. See the attached poster for more information. Cocktails at 6pm, Supper at 7pm. $15 per person

Members invited to upload pictures to website

If you are a registered member on the website, you are able to upload pictures to the photo album at any time! There are currently two categories to post into... general and racing, but you can make new categories as you see fit. The more pictures the better!

2013 Fleet Captain's Welcome Note

Welcome racers to the 2013 racing season! It’s been a very long winter and I’m sure you’re all ready to get out there on the water!

I want to thank all the skippers who attended this year’s Rules and Tactics Night (Skippers Meeting) and who provided much information on their thoughts and input into the 2013 season.

Some changes which everyone should be aware of this year:

We are attempting to have a committee boat sitting on the start line every race to take time. Because of this we are asking everyone wishing to race pay a fee of $20.00 which many of have already. Thank you!

We will also be attempting to have two start times, pending number of boats racing and course being raced. White Sail division will have a start time of 6:45pm and Spinnaker division will have a start time of 7:00pm. Skippers meeting will be at 6:30pm.

There have been some changes to the 2013 DYC rules including when to do a penalty. The 2min has been taken out due to safety concerns but “First reasonable opportunity” has been clarified.

The 2013 DYC PHRF ratings will be posted on the website and have been revised post Skippers Meeting. I also would like to thank everyone on their thoughts about how our ratings fare among the fleet.

I would also like to remind everyone to show sportsmanship and respect for another on the water. Sailing should be a fun and relaxing sport. We’re only racing for bragging rights and that cold beer waiting on the dock!

Let the 2013 season begin!

Al Marcino

2013 Fleet Captain

Social Calendar 2013

There's lots of sailing going on throughout the season, but social events bring it all together! Check out the 2013 social events calendar!

Hello Dryden - Wed Nite Racing on Heatwave

Racing Info Updated

Check out the documents page or click on the links below for updated racing information

Racing Dates Changed

Due to late Crane-In, the racing schedule has been updated. Check the "Upcoming Events!" column or the calendar page for more details. The season list of racing events is also located in the Documents/Resources page (or click here)

Crane in Date Set for May 25th

Due to the late start to spring, the crane in date has been moved to May 25th.

March Dock Work continues

Once again this winter, new work has been done to upgrade the harbour docks. More berths on the north wall were lengthened and widened to accommodate larger craft.

Annual General Meeting - Sunday, March 24th

The AGM will be held on Sunday, March 24th in the Best Western - Ontario Room @ 1:30pm

2013 Membership Application now available!

Look in the documents/resources page for the current membership application. Due date is April 30th. Don't delayy, as late fees and loss of berth will occur after the due date.

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