Crescent Sail Yacht Club 

276 Lakeshore Road, Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236

Welcome to Crescent Sail Yacht Club

Come sail with us!

Click on the links below for information on how to become a new member:

New Member Procedures

New Member Flyer

Membership Application

Membership Policies, Fees, and Dues 

Frequently Asked Questions

Aerial Photos of Crescent: 

Shoreline and From the South

Forgot your Membership ID or password

Junior Sailing Program

Click here for the July 8 update on the CSYC Junior Sailing Program

If you have any questions, contact

The purpose of our Crescent Junior Sailing Program is to provide instructional classes to promote sailing to youth so they can learn seamanship, boat handling skills, regatta tactics and have fun at our club. Our 2020 Junior Sailing Program registration opened March 15.  All CSYC coaches are US Sailing Level 1-2 certified.  

Click here for additional information on our Junior Sailing Program. 

Adult Learn to Sail

Click here to view information about our Adult Learn to Sail Program.

Monday Night Doublhanded Series

Now is the time for everyone to get ready to come out and sail in the Summer Series. If an application is needed please contact the race committee at, pick one up from the mail slot in the clubhouse, or click here for an application.

Racing will begin on Monday, Aug 3rd with races on the following three Mondays, August 10, 17, 24. The awards ceremony will be on the last Monday in August, the 31st. In this series we will be using a 5 mile course with the starting order reversed from the Spring Series. 

CSYC COVID-19 Protocols

Effective June 8, 2020 the below restrictions set forth by the Crescent Flags and Board go into effect.  We expect every member and guest  comply with these and all restrictions placed by Federal, State, and Local governments.

Masks must be worn inside all buildings
Members are responsible to sanitize everything they make contact with
No food or beverages inside buildings until further notice
Any guest from out or town, or out of state, are refrained from entering any buildings.  Outside access to the bathrooms is allowed.
Anyone who does not feel well should not come to the club at all!

Clubhouse First Floor
Max Occupancy 10 persons

Clubhouse Galley
No use of equipment including food prep, storage, dish cleaning.  
Hand washing allowed.

Clubhouse Meeting Room
Remove 1/2 the tables and chairs to allow social distance minimum limits

Max occupancy of 3 persons 
Middle stalls and sinks will be blocked out
Sanitize everything you make contact with.
Showers are still closed until further notice

Clubhouse Members Lounge 
Max Occupancy 5 persons
Be mindful of those trying to access the upstairs deck.  Outdoor social distancing rules apply while on the deck.  

Junior Sailing Center
Max Occupancy 6 persons

Inside Great Lakes Sailing



Crescent's Spring Regatta - June 13

Click here to view pictures from Crescent's Spring Regatta

DN Iceboating North Americans

In January the DN Iceboating racers were scratching their heads wondering about ice conditions with such a mild winter. They ventured far west to find great conditions in Fort Peck Montana. Gold fleet top three finishers were 1st James ‘T’ Thieler, 2nd Ron Sherry and 3rd Chad Atkins.

Check the website to see the fabulous drone footage.

2019 Crescent Regatta

Click here to view pictures from the 2019 Crescent Regatta.

Crescent apparel, water bottles, beverage tumblers, and much more are available for purchase from the online Ships Store.  Items are delivered to the club at no charge.  There is a 2-week lead time.

Upcoming Events


7, 11, 21, 28 - Tuesday Luncheons
        Zoom or Crescent balcony  
        at noon, contact Tom Strong
14, 28 - Knit Club 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
21-24 - Catamaran Training Camp 8AM - 6PM
21 - CSYC Board Meeting at 7 PM
24-26 - CRAM Catamaran Regatta
30, 31 - Laser No Coast Regatta

1, 2 - Laser No Coast Regatta
3, 10, 17, 24 - Rick Johnson Doublehanded 
4, 11, 18, 25 - Tuesday Luncheons at noon
11, 25 - Knit Club 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
22 - Regatta 1/2 Workday
30 - CSYC Regatta
13 - Crescent's Spring Regatta
        Click here for the Sailing Instructions
20 - C Course Regatta

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