Welcome to the University Yacht Club website. Founded in 1951, UYC is a member of the United States Sailing Association and is listed on the registery of the Yachting Clubs of America. UYC members participate in active power and sailing fleets that are berthed at Club docks.
University Yacht Club is located on Lake Lanier in Flowery Branch, Georgia near Atlanta. Lake Lanier is a man-made lake encompassing 38,000 acres (150 sq-km) of water and 692 miles (1,114 km) of shoreline at normal level, a "full summer pool" of 1,071 feet (326 m) above mean sea level. It was named for poet Sidney Lanier, and was built and is operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. It is patrolled by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (GDNR).
2015 Junior Sailing Camp
It’s that time of year to start signing up for the UYC Jr. Sailing Camp. If you are 6 to 16 years old and would like to learn how to sail from US Sailing certified sailing instructors, this is your opportunity! Two sessions will be offered. Click the 'read more' button for more information.
Learn About Us
Interested in learning more about UYC? Click on the About UYC->General Information menu for information about our club. Explore our history and look into what it takes to become a member in the other 'About UYC' menus.
Sailors, houseboaters and any other boaters concerned with the wind. Click the icon to the left to see the wind forecast from Windfinder.com.
Click the image to see the forecast lake levels. Click here for more in-depth information on lake levels and drought conditions in the state of Georgia.
Lake Lanier Map Book
Check out this great link from the US Army Corps of Engineers: LakeLanierMapBook