Located in Springfield, Ill., Island Bay Yacht Club was founded in 1935. It provides a range of recreational and social interaction opportunities for more than 500 members. The club features a pavilion area and hosts weekend sailboat racing through the summer months. Island Bay Yacht Club organizes race management seminars on various topics, such as mark boat operations, sailing instructions and starting penalties. The club provides vehicle parking services, as well as offers locker rooms to store personal belongings. Island Bay Yacht Club features several restaurants that provide a range of food options and beverages. It conducts sailing classes for children, adults and women.