Great Lakes Boating Festival 2015
With a solid reputation in the Detroit yachting community, the Grosse Pointe Yacht Club will once again host its Great Lakes Boating Festival from 15 -17 May with Camper & Nicholsons International in attendance for the third year.
The event is hosted by the Grosse Pointe Yacht Club, in Grosse Pointe Shores Michigan, and welcomes the public to see the latest yachts on the market as well as marine products and services. Also on display over the three day festival are antique cars, stunning vintage boats, a display from the Edsel & Eleanor Ford House and an exhibition from the Dossin Museum.
Funds raised at this event are used to sponsor and support youth nautical education and competitive events through out the local community. Grants are provided for 10 annual college scholarships, funding high school sailing programs, educational seminars and sponsorship of major high schools and youth championships. The Foundation and Yachtsmen’s committee have raised over US$2.5 million to support the many causes to support youth programs.