Happy Cruising!

We are having great weather in the Pacific Northwest! Hope you are getting out there to do some serious cruising!

Are you looking for a yacht club to go cruising with? Des Moines Yacht Club members cruise and have many social events all year. We have a few openings for new members. Check out our membership pages on this website!

The Des Moines Yacht Club and Wesley Gardens Wood Shop have teamed up again for a Kids’ Hydroplane Giveaway at the 2023 Waterland Festival Junior Parade.

These small wooden hydroplanes are made for dragging behind bikes, or on a stick, or racing along the water’s edge trying to create that rooster tail effect.

Des Moines Yacht Club members Bill and Patti Linscott, and Bill Coleman, have continued the partnership with Bobby Stratton, Bob Chase, and the Wesley Gardens Wood Shop to bring back those moments and their past memories for all to relive.

There are 80 small wooden hydroplanes (as long they last) for kids registering for the Waterland Festival Junior Parade.

These boats are great for decorating and all decorations are being supplied.

DMYC First Mates Award Four Navigating the Future Scholarships
at 2024 Dollars for Scholars Reception

Four outstanding Mount Rainier High School graduating students were awarded
DMYC First Mates Navigating the Future scholarships during the annual Des Moines
Dollars for Scholars Awards Reception on May 8, 2024. The event was held in the
ballroom of DMYC and was hosted by the First Mates. Local and civic leaders
welcomed students and their families and helped make the evening special for these amazing scholars.

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