Origin of George Lakes Yacht Club

George Lakes Yacht Club was founded in 1954 by a group of enthusiastic sailors resident in George. It was originally located on Swartvlei Lagoon, but re-located to Island Lake in 1961. Click here for more on the history of the club.

The club is situated in the picturesque Wilderness area of the Southern Cape, near George. It is on Island Lake, so called as there is a prominent island on the northern area of the lake. The George Lakes Yacht Club is situated on the southern shore of this lake.

GLYC caters for sailing of all types, compatible with the surroundings

Dinghies - Laser, GP14, Fireball, Sonnet, Optimist, Tera, Dabchick, etc,

Catamaran - Hobie, Dart, etc.

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