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Lake Norman Yacht Club
Mooresville, North Carolina

Who We Are

LNYC is a not-for-profit club whose mission is to dedicate its programs and resources to the growth of sailing and sailboat racing through instruction and practice in a sociable, family-friendly environment, and by continuing our heritage of being a member-run organization.  
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Remembering Jake Barnhardt


Saturday, May 19, 2018
First Presbyterian Church of Mooresville
249 West McLelland Ave (corner of Broad St and McLelland)

Family receiving friends in parlor 10-11 a.m
Memorial Service at 11 a.m 
Reception immediately following in the church fellowship hall with light refreshments

**LNYC friends & family gathering planned at the club house at 2:00PM.  Bring a "finger food" appetizer to share.  Contact Maggie Callen to volunteer 704-664-2770

View Obituary Here

Early Saturday May 12, 2018 Jake Barnhardt sailed away from this earth.  Jake joined LNYC in 1997, but we first met Jake in the 70’s sailing at High Rock Yacht Club.  He would roll down that red dirt road pulling his boat with one or the other of his children in tow as crew.  Always the true Southern gentleman, Jake greeted us with a big smile, made us feel a part of the group gathered at the camping site and always had positive words of encouragement for us new sailors.  He would draw us in with his charming, unique drawl which sometimes drove us crazy but you always knew he cared.

Jake left his mark on this world by raising strong children and grandchildren, working hard to create a business he loved and by always giving back to his community. He was a gentleman sailor who loved life, his family and his friends. He loved riding his old bike, creating beautiful wooden  boats with his hands, sharing his home grown grape jelly with friends and most of all he loved Amy.

We will miss you Jake.
Starr and Larry Lewis
Bill Ross lowering the flag to half mast in honor of Jake on Saturday, May 12, 2018.

Future Events

MAY 2018:

Discover Sailing Weekend - 5/19/2018 POSTPONED UNTIL SUNDAY, May 20th.

LNYC Club Series #5 - 5/26/2018
LNYC Dinner Series - Gourmet Burger Extravaganza - 5/26/2018

June 2018:

LNYC Club Series #6 - 6/9/2018

LNYC 2018 Sail Camp - June 11th to June 15th

Race Results

2018 Thistle Carolinas District and Bottoms Up Regatta Results

Past LNYC Events in Regatta Network  Most of our events are scored within Regatta Network.

Important News and Articles


2018 Club Series NOR

2018 Club Series Sailing Instructions


Register for 2018 Junior Sailing
2018 Junior Series NOR
2018 Junior Series SI
2018 LNYC Youth Membership Guidelines and Application


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