CIC on the water

Catawba Island Club offers members and their guests a premier boating experience along Lake Erie's southern coastline. Our proximity to the Lake Erie Islands (Bass Islands and Kelley's Island) -- we are approximately 7 nautical miles from Put-in-Bay and only 8.5 nautical miles from Kelleys puts you in the heart of the action.  


Professional Services &

From stem to stern, Catawba Island Marina offers some of the regions best marine service technicians.

Our experienced labor force takes great care and pride in handling your vessel. We are determined to provide top quality service with continuity, consistency and value as no other marina can. We are proud to say, that because of the loyalty and support of our customer base, our storage building have been at 100% capacity each year since we built our first building. We expect to be at full capacity again this season, so we encourage you to reserve your space early.

The Catawba Island Marina offers a full line of services by factory-trained technicians. Their goal is to provide your vessel with the ultimate care and attention to detail. Whether your vessel needs a minor carburetor adjustment, running gear replacement, A/C system replacement, gel coat scratches, varnish work, or boat detailing, or more, we are here for you at a reasonable cost.

Please contact our Marina Director Jack Madison or more information (419) 797-4414. 

Marinas & rack storage

North Marina: N 41 34 304 W 082 51 312

The marina is an integral part of the many amenities and services provided for club members.
The Catawba Island Marina has 320 deep-water slips and can accommodate vessels up to 130’. Cable TV, Water, Electric, Wireless Internet Access, and Telephone are available at our fixed and floating docks. Seasonal dockage is available for members only. Transient dockage is also available for our Associate Yachtsmen and their guests.

South Marina: N 41 34 304 W 082 51 312

Catawba Island Marina South has 60 fixed slips nestled in a quiet cove, accommodating vessels up to 70 feet. Electric and water are provided at all slips. Catawba Island Marina South also has rack storage for your Jet Ski, Dinghy, or small boat, with operating hours of the lift 8am-8pm. A total service marina, the Catawba Island Marina can handle any maintenance need for your vessel from major engine and hull work, to general repairs. Transient dockage is available on a limited basis.


Yachtsmen Association

The Yachtsmen's Association is a collection of Catawba Island Club members (boaters and non-boaters alike) who appreciate and celebrate the CIC lifestyle to its fullest. Starting the season off with meet and greet cocktail parties, organized cruises during season, and multiple events throughout the year, the Yachtsmen's Association is a fantastic way to meet new people, discover new places, and just have a great time.

All Catawba Island Club members are eligible to join the Yachtsmen's Association and enjoy the many activities. For more information about membership please contact our Membership Coordinator, Matthew Stouffer.

2019 Flag Officers


Andy & Liz Winson

Vice Commodore

Jeff & Bonnie Rolf

Rear Commodore

Tom & Lisa Mandel

Fleet Captain

Brian & Jennifer Koch

Fleet Surgeon

Dr. Mark & Nancy Farmer

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The Catawba Island Club has a rich history or sailing and Sailors who have helped to make it the finest marina and yacht club on the Great Lakes. Our sailing program includes some great cruising around the Islands as well as a spectacular racing program that has grown over the years.  

For 2019, we have 4 scheduled races in our Summer Racing Series.  These races include:

  • The Memorial Cup,

  • Dewars Cup,  

  • Dry Creek Trophy Cup Race,

  • The Burgee Bar Race.

Guest riders and crew are always welcome on race day!