What We Do


Founded in 2017 by David Workum, The Leland Yacht Club Foundation is an IRS sec. 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization separate from the Leland Yacht Club. The Leland Yacht Club Foundation supports programs that follow its mission to promote sailing, educational opportunities relating to water activities, safety on and around the water and community outreach. The Foundation provides scholarships to the Leland Yacht Club youth sailing program.

LYCF accomplishments in 2019.

  • Hosted US Sailing, Instructors Certification Program for northern Michigan area sailing instructors in June 2019

  • Hosted CPR/First Aid Certification and Water Safety educational programs for Leelanau County area students

  • Partnered with another area non profit, Bay Area Recycling (BARC) to make the annual LYC Barbecruise a cleaner & more environmentally green event

  • Community Sponsor for the Fishtown 5K Race

  • Leland Yacht Club Foundation supporters & LYC volunteers set up and worked the race water & aid station at the LYC Clubhouse for the Fishtown 5K

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