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Open Seas Yacht Club

Cruising the Chesapeake Bay with Pride!
The Chesapeake Bay's Premier LGBTQ Boating Experience!

Open Seas Yacht Club

The Open Seas Yacht Club was founded over three decades ago by a group of gay men and women who share a love of boating and the Chesapeake Bay. 

OSYC is comprised of water enthusiasts from all over the beautiful Chesapeake Bay (members from Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Virginia, DC, and beyond).  Both sailors and powerboaters make up OSYC.  Semi-monthly events are scheduled in the summer ranging anywhere from popular marina destinations to fun filled raftups.

Our goal is to provide a safe yachting club that fosters camaraderie, fun and the enjoyment of boating and other water activities in the company of gay men and lesbians.

Make sure to check out our Member Signup and come out & boat with us! 


Did you know that  Gay and Lesbian awareness throughout the bay is rapidly increasing thanks to OSYC? 

Our club brings diversity to the water, and has made many friends (both gay and straight) along the way...