A Grosse Pointe Yacht Club Foundation GROSSE POINTE YOUTH NAUTICAL EDUCATION FOUNDATION
The acting Committee that ensures the GPYNEF mission is achieved is a dedicated group of Past-Commodore’s and junior sailing enthusiasts called the Yachtsmen’s Committee. This volunteer Committee has existed for over 29 years dedicated to providing opportunities for financial assistance, training and competitive sailing events for young people.The YC organizes and promotes the Great Lakes Boating Festival and the Summer Breeze Fundraiser for the GPYNEF. Money raised by the Yachtsman’s Committee is directed to support the GPYC Junior Sailing program and provide donations to the GPYNEF to meet their annual goals.
In total since 1988, the Yachtsman’s Committee has raised over $3,000,000 in gross funds to support junior sailing.