Great Pond Yacht Club

Belgrade Lakes, Maine
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The Great Pond Yacht Club was founded in 2011 with a mission to spread the love of sailing on Great Pond in the Belgrade Lakes Region of Maine.  We cater to sailors of all levels and encourage everyone to join us, absolutely no experience is necessary!

As a club, we focus on fostering light-hearted competition in a fun and welcoming environment for sailors of all abilities.  We offer sail training for children and adults.  We host a series of races throughout the season, complete with a club championship.  And we offer lots of opportunities to gather together to swap stories over a cocktail or two.

If this sounds like something you’d be interested in, we’d love to have you!  All you need to do is follow the directions on the membership application page, and we’ll get you registered.  If you’re not sure, or you have any questions at all, please don’t hesitate to contact us or stop by our next event to say hi!  We’ll see you on the lake.


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2018 Milfoil Cup

2018 Milfoil Cup

Bursting through the surface, water flowing over my forehead and eyes, rapidly gulping in some fresh air then realizing there was a unique calm in this tight little world. An atmosphere barely higher than the size of a human head squeezed between a rounded...

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Hurricane Cup 2016

What a fantastic day for Belgrade Lakes sailors and the culmination of Great Pond Yacht Club’s 2016 race season. The Hurricane Cup turnout was a milestone we will all remember — 15 sloops in one race! ...ahem… and we all finished! Sincere thanks go to Pam Cobb and...

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Milfoil Regatta 2016

Here are the results from GPYC’s Milfoil Regatta 2016. Click one of the photos below to see a complete photo album of the event on...

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