If you’re going to have a luxury yacht, you’re going to need a yacht club, and fortunately, Naples has some of the finest establishments within close proximity to accommodate your needs. Whether traveling near or far, the Gulf Coast has quite a few spectacular destinations for your yachting adventures. When traveling in style, these yacht clubs will be certain to meet your standards:
Naples Yacht Club
Located on the pristine Naples Bay, and with close proximity to the open waters of the Gulf of Mexico, it’s no wonder the Naples Yacht Club has become an internationally renowned destination for yachtsmen from around the world. Founded in 1947, the club is built on tradition, and has become known as a “boater’s paradise.” Expansions and renovations throughout the years have enhanced this first-class facility. Members can enjoy both casual and formal dining or hold private events.
Naples Sailing & Yacht Club
Launched in 1964, Naples Sailing and Yacht Club has also become a premier yacht club. With views of the Naples Bay, and easy street access to downtown Naples, the club offers fine-dining facilities. The club boasts a welcoming atmosphere with a diverse group of members. Offering “Clubs within your Club,” camaraderie is obviously encouraged through a variety of clubs - book, bowling, wine, yoga, car, fishing, and more. Social events like the Commodore’s Ball, Super Bowl Brunch, 4th of July and Kentucky Derby parties are sure to keep you entertained throughout the year.
Marco Island Yacht Club
A short boating excursion south of Naples will lead you past the iconic wildlife sanctuary of Keewaydin Island, and eventually to Marco Island, where you will easily find the Marco Island Yacht Club adjacent the Jolley West Bridge. The Marco Island Yacht Club, like Marco Island itself, is known for a casual, good time. Their agenda is filled with country western nights, holiday parties, karaoke night, bridge, water aerobics, and day and evening cruises.
Sarasota Yacht Club
If you are looking to venture farther, Sarasota, 117 miles north of Naples, offers the Sarasota Yacht Club as a destination. With a long history originating in 1907, the full-service club has created quite a reputation for itself. Located just inside Bigg Pass, the establishment offers a 110-slip marina, a fitness center, a pool, sailboats, kayaks, paddleboards and so much more. Having won many culinary awards, their fine dining experience is highly acclaimed. Aso known for the Annual Sarasota Yacht Club Invitational Regatta along the Gulf of Mexico, this club is sure to meet your expectations.
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