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SOUTH MANHATTAN BEACH | P.O. BOX 544 | MILFORD, IOWA 51351 | 712-337-0121

Okoboji Yacht Club

 Adult Learn to Sail Instruction--Free Intro Courses

The OYC will be offering two, two-hour adult learn to sail sessions. Each session will run from 3-5 pm at the Okoboji Yacht Club., immediately preceding the Saturday Sailing Grill & Chill events.

Training will include class room instruction and on-the-water training in Yngling sailboats, depending on conditions.  The final date is:

Saturday, August 26

Whether you are a novice with no prior sailing experience or whether you area " lapsed" sailor, please join us.  Membership in the OYC is not required.  The goal of this program is to grow interest in pleasure sailing, racing and race management on Lake Okoboji.

Please indicate your participation in any or all sessions by emailing Jane Hopkins Gould (


SATURDAY 9:30 AM: forecast WSW Wind at 10 MPH - temp 75 degrees - RC Pearson Crew 


SUNDAY 9:30 AM: forecast NE Wind at 8 MPH - temp 75 degrees - RC Thornton Crew




FRIDAY  - Lobster Party  6-9PM 

The 2017 OYC Sailing School Brochure is Now Available

Click Here

Dixon Beach hosted the last summer-of-the-year Open Bar with a great slide show. Such a great reminder of good sailing...good Okoboji!  Click the link to watch it. 

We are very proud to offer our new website that allows for member management, on-line payment of events and increased flexibility for managing our site. 

To familiarize yourself with our new site, click on the link and you will be given an explanation of each menu at the top of the page.