The Island Estates Yacht Club is forty-five years old.  We are an incorporated not-for-profit club whose mission is to foster fellowship among its members. 

We are the founders and organizers of the Island Estates Memorial Boat Parade.  With help from the community, the City of Clearwater and the Clearwater Yacht Club, the parade has grown to be one of the largest in the southeast. 

In the past forty-five years some of us have grown older and some of us are no longer boaters, but we all cherish the friendships the yacht club has fostered… and so the tradition lives on.


Gene Traupman

Vice Commodore

Jim Ostrosky


Macia Coxhead


Patricia Ostrosky