Membership

About membership at the West Indies Yacht Club...

Join now and take part in an adventure started in 1885 !
The West Indies Yacht Club was founded for yachtsmen, marine officers, sailing enthusiasts and vessels owners, whether with engine or sails, to promote sailing and classic yachting, maintain, protect maritime heritage and improve sailing techniques as well as vessels performances.
Full Membership is open to ladies and gentlemen alike. The Clubhouse and its facilities are also open to members of other clubs with which the Club has reciprocal arrangements and guests of the Club’s Members. Members, Reciprocal Members and their guests are very welcome to use the Clubhouse which provides a place in which to relax and an elegant and convivial rendez-vous for families and friends to meet, a base for members’ business use and a variety of bars, restaurants, bedrooms, yachts berthing and mooring for members’ enjoyment and convenience.
Membership gives access to reciprocal clubs all around the world, as well preferred mooring rates when visiting overseas marinas and the full use of the Clubhouse. To discover the full extent of the membership privileges, you could contact the Club’ Secretary.

Joining the Club

To apply for Membership at the West Indies Yacht Club, there are two routes:

  • If you are recommended by a current Member of the Club, he should only discuss it with the Secretary (or email him) and the application would be brought forward to the next Membership Sub-Committee' meeting.
  • If you don’t know as yet any Member of the Club, you shall write (or email) to the Secretary a letter requesting your admission as a new member of the West Indies Yacht Club, alongside a Curriculum Vitae, and any other information shall you consider useful to mention.

Joining Fees & Annual Dues

There is a joining fee to be paid at the time when your Membership would have been approved by the Committee. This fee is payable only once in a lifetime when joining.

Then, Annual Dues are payable depending of your Membership Category. Please contact the Secretary for the current rates.

Members are warmly invited to make the necessary efforts to maintain and develop the Club’s Social life, as well not sparing efforts on the waters to bring home trophies and distinctions which would be displayed in the Clubhouse.
Members proposing new members are responsible for briefing them on the Club Regulations. New members should arrange an appointment to make the acquaintance of the Secretary at the earliest convenient opportunity.

ADVANTAGES & PRIVILEGES OF MEMBERSHIP

Some of the main privileges of being member, but there are so much more advantages...

A Clubhouse like a second home
Relax with style & elegance in your Caribbean retreat ! Either with family, friends or for business, the Clubhouse and would be the perfect setting for entertaining and relaxing.
Worldwide Network of Reciprocal Clubs
Reciprocal arrangements with carefully selected clubs worldwide, so when travelling on business or pleasure, a warm and civilised welcome can always be assured.
Business & Social Networking
Develop your business network and make friends among club' members, both on and off the waters!
A Dynamic Club' Social Life
With a large variety of events taking place at the club, either on or off the waters, there are plenty of opportunities to enjoy yourself with your family or friends!
Join the Home of Caribbean Yachting
Since 1885, we've been the home of Caribbean Yachting. With mooring facilities, you could berth your vessel throughout the year and sail at your convenience on the Caribbean' turquoise waters!
Accommodation and an Elegant Venue for Events
Use the elegantly decorated bedrooms to stay overnight or for longer periods of time, as well hire the club for your private or business events throughout the year.

Discover more about the Club

Before Joining...

Have a look at the Club' Regulations & Dress Code Policy.
You may browse the website to discover more about the West Indies Yacht Club. It is recommended to check Club' Regulations as well our Dress Code Policy. Shall you have any question or wish to apply for membership, you may email the Club' Secretary at secretary@wiyc.club.