The Wayzata Yacht Club, founded in 1965

The Wayzata Yacht Club was founded in 1965, and at that time had buoys and slips for 30 boats. The club celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2015.

WAYZATA — Wayzata was named one of the five best sailing towns you may not know about by Sailing World Magazine in an article published online on July 17.

The article mentions the Wayzata Yacht Club and Wayzata Bar and Grill, quoting a few locals who enjoy winters and summers in the area and partying out on the lake.

Also on the list are Bellingham, Washington; Somers, Montana; Burlington, Vermont and Marion, Massachusetts.

Frances Stevenson is a reporter for the Lakeshore Weekly News, covering the communities around Lake Minnetonka.

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