Welcome to Dana Point Yacht Club

DPYC is a private member club dedicated to  the enjoyment of boating related activities.
The environment is casual and fun-loving.  We constantly strive to maintain our reputation as

"The Friendliest Yacht Club on the Coast".

There is an exciting series of RHD Charity Regatta events starting August 5 with the Paddle Event and culminating on August 19-21.

To sign up for any of our RHD Charity Regatta events, get further information about all events, or find out about becoming a sponsor of the Richard Henry Dana Charity Regatta, please visit the Regatta page.

RHD Charity RegattaSponsor's Reception
Wine+Food Pairings

August 19, 2016

A special 'Thank You' to all of our regatta sponsors featuring a gourmet wine & food extravaganza.  Some select wines will be available at significant savings.  Special Reserve Auction including wine dinners and more ... this evening only.  All regatta sponsors receive an invitation to this special reception at their level of sponsorship.

Receive Your Invitation!

Top Notch Racing

Racing at Dana Point Yacht Club is a rich tradition and is part of our heritage dating back to the establishment of the Club in 1952 and includes the names of such individuals as Hobie Alter ... More Info


Cruising Fleet

Dana Point Yacht Club started its cruising program in 1973 with a cruise to Emerald Bay, Catalina Island. That first cruise was arranged by DPYC member Charlie Smith with Corsair Yacht Club ... More Info

Club Anglers

Anglers compete for "First Catch of the Year" flags in eight categories and the bragging rights which come with winning.  There are also a number of tournaments and an annual fishing trip ... More Info

Social Events

Dana Point Yacht Club has some of the most fun & exciting social events anywhere. Events take place throughout the year and include traditional and some very unique events ... More Info

More About Us

Founded in 1952, we started with 25 members and are currently almost 500 members strong, and growing. The common bond for those in the DPYC is created by their love of the ocean, a deep sense tradition, fairness & competition in boating; and their genuine love for the community in which they live and the beautiful Dana Point Harbor.

Dana Point Yacht Club has been Southern California Yachting Association's ‘Yacht Club of the Year’ several times.

Dana Point Yacht Club

Friendliest Yacht Club on the Coast

Dana Point Yacht Club is a casual, informal, fun loving group dedicated to boating activities. We are a friendship oriented club, promoting boating experiences to all ages. Our goal is to maintain our reputation as "The Friendliest Yacht Club on the Coast".

Great Racing Tradition

The race history at Dana Point Yacht Club has its roots back to the establishment of the club in 1952 and includes the names of such individuals as Hobie Alter. Racing is part of our heritage and will always remain the core focus of our club. We believe that our Junior Sailing programs have developed not only great sailors but strong leaders in life!  DPYC also has a great cruising program, fishing fleet, and lots of fun at our social events.

What's Happening at DPYC



New Member Brunch

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USCGA Boating Classes

USCGA Public Education Class Read More



RHD Charity Regatta - Paddle Event

Richard Henry Dana Charity Regatta - Paddle Event
SUP | Paddleboard | Outrigger Canoe | Surfski

Mount Gay Rum Trophy... Read More



Junior Sailing Awards Ceremony

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