Grand Rivers, KY Marinas, Sailing, Yacht Clubs
With marinas on Kentucky Lake and Lake Barkley, Grand Rivers offers unlimited water access and a boaters dream location. Kentucky Lake is 184 miles in length, was formed by a dam on the Tennessee River and is part of the Intercontinental waterway. Lake Barkley was formed by a dam on the Cumberland Rivers and is 118 miles in length. Check out the links below to our marinas, Kentucky and Barkley Lake boating safety and boating clubs.
Green Turtle Bay Marina and Resort
Cumberland River Mile 32 (Lake Barkley)
PO Box 102 Barkley Drive Grand Rivers KY 42045
Green Turtle Bay Marina on Barkley Lake offers 450 covered and open wet slips, dedicated slips for transients, three stocked ships stores, gas, boat works, yacht sales, dry stack, full-service marina. Open year round. All slip patrons have access to city water, electricity, internet, laundry.
Kentucky Lake Sailing Club
Grand Rivers KY 42045
Visit their website for membership information. KLSC is located in Grand Rivers, Kentucky. Headquartered at Lighthouse Landing Marina, the sailing club provides activities of interest for all Kentucky Lake area sailors. The yearly schedule includes four invitational regattas, training programs, club races plus social events from April through November.
Lighthouse Landing Marina and Resort
Tennessee R. Mile 25 (Kentucky Lake)
PO Box 129 320 W. Commerce Avenue Grand Rivers KY 42045
Lighthouse Landing Marina on Kentucky Lake offers 200 open slips for boats up to 42’ in a well-protected harbor, boat service and maintenance, and sailboat sales. Gas and diesel are available nearby. All slip patrons have access to city water, electricity, internet, laundry, bathhouses with showers and a self-service waste pump-out.
The Commonwealth Yacht Club, Green Turtle Bay Resort
Grand Rivers KY 42045
For information on membership and dues, call Green Turtle Bay Resort at 800-498-0428. The Commonwealth Yacht Club is a friendly group of boaters who enjoy the "water way of life" at the Green Turtle Bay Resort in scenic Grand Rivers, Kentucky. Our location at mile 32 on the Cumberland River makes us easily accessible from Kentucky Lake and the Ohio River and is a convenient stop for all boaters transiting north and south through the region in search of better weather. The Commonwealth Yacht Club operates out of our beautiful club facilities at The Green Turtle Bay Resort in Grand Rivers, Kentucky.
Links to more information on Kentucky and Barkley Lakes and Kentucky Boating:
Check out the Kentucky Online Boating Safety Course here - Boat eEd offers an online boating safety course developed for the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources. This safe boating course lets you get your Kentucky Boater Safety Education Certificate online, and this site also has information on Kentucky boater education law.
US Army Corps of Engineers Lake Barkley Report -Resource Management Office, Grand Rivers. This site includes Barkley Lake information including lake levels, water temperature, and discharge rate. For information by phone, call 270-362-4236.
Kentucky Lake Report- TVA site with information on Kentucky Dam, Kentucky lake levels and discharge.