Welcome


UYC ClubhouseWelcome to the University Yacht Club website.  Founded in 1951, UYC is a member of the United States Sailing Association and is listed on the registry 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).