Press Releases

Press Releases

Pelican Isle Yacht Club Celebrates Annual Fleet Review
Fleet Review 2018

March 2022 - Pelican Isle Yacht Club Members and their guests gathered for the annual Fleet Review and Blessing of the Fleet Ceremony. This is a special Yacht Club tradition, during which the Club's fleet is reviewed by the Commodore, Flag Officers and visiting dignitaries, either from the club grounds or from a vessel anchored or moored nearby.

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Pelican Isle Yacht Club Celebrates Boat Christening Day

January 2022 - Members of Pelican Isle Yacht Club and their guests gathered for PIYC's First Annual Boat Christening Day. A poolside brunch was enjoyed by all prior to the Boat Christening event. There were 10 vessels christened by the Club's Commodore and Members of the International Order of the Blue Gavel, an organization of Past Commodores!

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Pelican Isle Yacht Club Again Awarded Platinum Club of the World Status

October 2021 - This is an inaugural ranking of worldwide Yacht Clubs by the Club Leaders Forum. Yacht Clubs have been recognized in the Platinum Clubs of America elections for more than 20 years. This year, with the approval of the Club Leaders Forum Advisory Board, the esteemed Panel were asked to cast their votes for the Top 50 Platinum Yacht Clubs of the World. The Clubs are listed alphabetically and confirm that Yachting is a global activity and lifestyle. 

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Pelican Isle Yacht Club Again Awarded Platinum Club of America Status

October 2020 - Pelican Isle Yacht Club is proud to announce that the Club has been selected again as a Platinum Club of America! Platinum Club recognition is the most respected award in the Private Club industry with only the top 5% of Private Clubs receiving Platinum Status. Pelican Isle Yacht Club was awarded 7th place nationally in the Yacht Club Category 2021-2022.

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PIYC Completes $4.8 Million Dollar Renovation
Portside Patio

January 2018 - Pelican Isle Yacht Club recently completed a $4.8 million dollar renovation, enhancing and updating the facilities for the Members of this already-beautiful Yacht Club. The newly redesigned 20,000 square foot clubhouse features a contemporary design throughout with an upgraded dining room, expanded indoor & outdoor casual dining areas, a state-of-the-art-kitchen, enhanced water views from the clubhouse, new meeting & banquet spaces, and new outdoor dining and activity features including 2 bocce courts and fire pits.

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PIYC's 10 Year Anniversary - Clean Marina
Clean Marina

Pelican Isle Yacht Club (PIYC) is celebrating 10 years of being a part of The Florida Department of Environmental Protection's (DEP) Clean Marina Program. Pelican Isle was the 94th Clean Marina in the state of Florida. Today there are 288 Clean Marinas...

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