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Commodore Decatur Yacht Club

is a not-for-profit sailing club devoted to promoting the sport of sailing on Lake Decatur. Additionally, its members strive to make sailing in Decatur accessible for anyone with an interest in recreational sailing. This is accomplished by providing a safe and friendly environment where individuals can participate regardless of their experience level.


CDYC is a sailing club made up of many different individuals and families from around the region. Anyone wanting to sail on Lake Decatur is welcome to become a member. Regular members are entitled to store their sailboat at the club year-round for a very affordable price. Associate Members who demonstrate proficiency may check out club keelboats for free. Whether you are a seasoned sailing veteran or a novice wanting to learn how to sail, this club is for you. Social events are part of the club atmosphere as well. Check out some of the activities on the Events tab.

Recreational Racing

Flying Scot Fleet 215 sailors at CDYC invite you to participate in our Recreational Racing program. Enjoy a free introductory sailboat ride and see if our Flying Scot Recreational Racing program on Lake Decatur is for you. 

CDYC members who participate in the Fleet 215 Recreational Racing program enjoy free instruction and coaching. 

Click here to learn more and to get started. Fleet Captain Eric will contact you and set up your first sail and answer all your questions or email