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Okauchee Lake Yacht Club
Sailing & Racing Excellence Since 1936
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New Member Frequently Asked Questions

What are the OLYC Membership Benefits:


Boat ramp access for family boats

Getting to know other boat lovers and sailors!



Access to all yacht club events:  See the events list tab for a full list.

Examples: WTWs, Club Lunches Wednesday Night Dinners, Commodore Ball, Ladies Luncheon and Specialty Parties

Opportunity to host parties



Free Judging Clinics and Mentoring

Participation in Saturday, Sunday and Wednesday Night Racing

Member of Judging Team

Interact with Skilled Sailors

Participate in Regattas




New Member FAQs:


When is the club open?
Only during social events and regattas


Who can attend?
Paying members can bring a guest twice/season


Can we bring our adult children?
Your adult children can come as your guest a couple times per year.


Do you have to live on the lake to be a member?
No, you do not need to live on the lake or keep your boat on the lake to become a member of the yacht club.


How do I get the boat launch key?
Contact Tim Kay at 414-704-5993 to obtain your key.


Where do I pay my membership fees?
Mail to P.O. Box 272, Oconomowoc, WI  53066


Are drinks and meals an extra cost?

Drinks at the bar, meals and some parties are an additional cost.
How do we pay for those?
These costs can be paid with cash, credit card or on Account. On account statements are mailed at the beginning of each month.


Volunteering is a great way to contribute to the club as well as to get to know the members and for members to know you. How do you get involved?

How do I go about becoming a yacht club Bartender:

You must become a licensed bartender with the town of Oconomowoc, specifically for the yacht club.
There is a bartending class at WCTC that you can take and also some Online class options. 
If interested, please contact Tim Kay, who oversees the bar and it’s license
Here are three that approved by the state of Wisconsin:


Contact Kathy Wiseman at 262-424-1684 or for Social volunteering opportunities

Debbie Prange at 414-418-4953 or for Sailing Regatta opportunities