Weather in Manhattan
Welcome to the Blue Valley Yacht Club
Sailing in Kansas? If you have never tried it, don't laugh. Tuttle Creek Lake provides the sailor with about 17 square miles of water, prevailing southwest winds averaging 12 to 15 knots, bright sunshine, blue skies, and no crowds!
For 50 years, sailors in the Manhattan area have been organized in the Blue Valley Yacht Club (BVYC). BVYC has moorings for keel boats, a fenced dinghy park for smaller boats, a private boat ramp, a lift, a hoist for stepping masts, and a picnic shelter.
Numerous young people have begun sailing through activities sponsored by BVYC. In the past BVYC has been home to the KSU Sailing Club. Currently BVYC sponsors the BVYC Youth Sailing Foundation which puts on sailing classes for young children.
A recent endeavor of the Yacht Club is sponsoring Sea Scout Ship 5074 . The Ship was organized in 2000; it is open to both boys and girls of the age 14 through 20. Due to the generosity of local community members, the Ship owns 6 sail boats ranging in size from Sunfish to a Ranger 26. If you are interested in joining the Ship contact one of the Yacht Club Board of Directors for more information.