ABOUT US

 ABOUT POINT YACHT CLUB

On May 6, 1986, the Point Yacht Club was formed by boating enthusiasts whose goals were to socialize and enjoy activities on the water.  Having fun was one of the top priorities of the club members, along with increasing the membership and becoming a member of the Gulf Yachting Association (GYA).

In 1987 plans were made for the very first Lost Bay Regatta, Point Yacht Club hosted the first annual Lighted Christmas Boat Parade, and efforts to search for a “place to call home” began in earnest.

In 1991, the Point Yacht Club found its home in a rental house near Bear Point Marina.  The club remained at this location until 1997, when at this time they entered into a lease agreement with Pirate’s Cove.

The raft-ups continued as did the races and the parties after the races. What started as a small group of dedicated boaters has grown into a large group of fun-loving, environmentally conscious members who believe they have found a permanent home on the north side of Arnica Bay at 6606 County Road 95, Josephine, Alabama.  The property was purchased in 2014 and lies adjacent to Pirate’s Cove; it was once owned by the Muellers.  The old bath-house was saved and converted to a club house with an immense deck attached to the front. With 100 feet of waterfront, the view from the deck is breathtaking!

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The Point Yacht Club (PtYC) is committed to giving its members a reason to get out on the water. Whether its regattas or raft-ups, members enjoy the opportunity of spending time with people who find true happiness on the water. As a member of the Gulf Yachting Association (GYA) PtYC invites crews from area clubs to participate in regattas, raft-ups, and parties.

The Point Yacht Club sponsors a number of Races and Regattas throughout the year. They range in size from smaller club affairs such as:

  • Wheelbarrow Race
  • Lillian Bridge Race
  • Cheeseburger Race
  • Fast Women Regatta (GYA)
  • Commodore’s Cup

to one of the premier yachting events on the Gulf Coast, the Lost Bay Regatta (GYA).

2018 Point Yacht Club Board of Governors

Commodore:

Vince Arbour                         251-423-4095       sva3@yahoo.com

Vice Commodore:

Bill Hudson                            251-564-1351        hudsonwd48@yahoo.com

Rear Commodore:

John Horner                         251-213-8184        jhorner57@gmail.com

Treasurer:

Billy Cunningham                251-510-6908      wmcunningham@bcmlawyers.com

Secretary:

Lani Bond                           850-982-3503        lanibond@homeonthebayou.com

Fleet Captain:

Neil Davies                         251-752-4133         ndaviesgeo@me.com

Social Committee Chairperson:

Linda Eriksson                   918-693-1228         jaelleall@gmail.com

Board Member:

Paula Menck                        205-310-2150       lizzytoad7@centurylink.net

Board Member:

Barbara Evans                     205-886-0733      sailorsbandb@yahoo.com

Board Member:

Cherryl Hammock             205-646-5383       cherrylhammock@yahoo.com

Board Member:

Janet Asher                         251-752-5660         janet@mjwines.com

 

Tell Tale Skipper:       Jay Warthen                    jwarthen411@gmail.com

 

RAFT-UPS are scheduled March – October

Boaters bring something for the grill and something to share. Events are held in quite coves, bayous and bay… Ingram Bayou, Redfish Point in Big Lagoon, Bon Secour River, Soldier’s Creek and others.

LOO WOW

The Point Yacht Club’s Annual LOO WOW, held in June, is the social event of the year. Grass skirts, leis, water games & events, music, barbeque and much more set the tone for this great event.

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