About membership of 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 of 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.

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