32nd Annual Great Lakes Boating Festival


The Grosse Pointe Yacht Club

The Grosse Pointe Yacht Club is proud to host its 32nd Annual Great Lakes Boating Festival. With an unsurpassed reputation in Detroit's yachting community, the GPYC is known as the place to be for southeastern Michigan boaters. This makes it the perfect venue for exhibitors to showcase the latest yachts on the market along with marine products and services. Open to the public, the Boating Festival will feature a wide range of activities — vintage boats display and the Grosse Pointe Art Fair. We look forward to seeing you in May 2021.

  • LATEST MODELS OF BOATS
  • MUSIC
  • STADIUM SAILING
  • FOOD
  • FRIDAY NIGHT AUCTION & PARTY
  • GROSSE POINTE ART FAIR
  • AND MUCH MORE

**COVID-19 protocols will be required and followed by all Exhibitors and Visitors.**

The Spring Launch "Wheels & Keels" Party and Auction. Held outside in a spacious tent with a private pre-view of this year's boats.

  • Friday, May 21, 2021 — 6 pm until midnight
  • Visit the Party and Auction page for details and tickets.

The Great Lakes Boating Festival and Summer Launch Auction and Party are two major fund-raising events that support GPYNEF’s mission.

Presented by The Grosse Pointe Youth Nautical Education Foundation:

GPYNEF is a non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of amateur sailing. Each year the Foundation awards college scholarships, sponsors competitive sailing events, provides equipment and financial support to sailing programs, as well as, individual junior sailors and community. For more information visit: http://gpynef.org

Hosted by The Grosse Pointe Yacht Club- 788 Lakeshore Rd, Grosse Pointe Shores, MI 48236