The 33rd Annual Great Lakes Boating Festival is cancelled for 2022 due to Grosse Pointe Yacht Club harbor renovations. Check back with us next year for the May 2023 boat show.
The Spring Launch Party and Auction
Held at the Grosse Pointe Yacht Club
Saturday, May 14 2022 — 6 pm until midnight
Visit the Party and Auction page
The Summer Launch Auction and Party is
a major fund-raising event that support GPYNEF’s mission.


Presented by
The Grosse Pointe Youth
Nautical Education Foundation
GPYNEF is a non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of amateur sailing. Each year the Foundation awards college scholarships, sponsors competitive sailing events, provides equipment and financial support to sailing programs, as well as, individual junior sailors and  community. For more information visit:
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Hosted by
The Grosse Pointe Yacht Club
788 Lakeshore Road
Grosse Pointe Shores, MI 48236
313 884-2500

Summer Launch Party: Saturday, May 14, 2022 — 6pm to midnight

Great Lakes Boating Festival: 2023 to be announced