General Qualifications — Any proposed member of any class shall fulfill the general qualifications of good morals and reputation and financial reliability in addition to the qualifications for a specific class of membership.
Each application will need the following:
• A sponsor who is a current Regular Member of Dana Point Yacht Club.
• Two references, preferably who are also current members of Dana Point Yacht Club.
• Applicant should have boating experience or demonstrate a strong interest in boating related activities.
• Current full equity fee, plus one-time administrative processing fee of $150.
• The application process takes one to two months.
• Attendance by the applicant at our monthly "Meet & Greet" reception is required prior to final review of the application.
Upon receipt of the application it is logged in and processed according to the date of receipt. The Membership Committee will thoroughly investigate all applicants and recommend approval or denial of membership to the Board of Directors who makes final determination of acceptance or denial.
Classes of Membership Requirements
Regular Memberships are equity memberships for persons age 18 or older who own a boat, or are current participants in boating activities, or have demonstrated a strong interest in boating. Regular Membership is currently limited to 500. There are Regular Memberships available.
Limited Members shall meet the requirements for Regular Members, except they shall be under the age of forty. There is no initial membership fee. The monthly dues are a percentage of the Regular Member dues and are based upon the age of the limited member. A percentage of the dues paid will be applied towards the conversion to a Regular Membership.
Applicants shall be adults age eighteen through thirty-nine. They shall be active racers who can advance the racing program of the Club and must be recommended by a Regular or Life Member. There is no initial membership fee. The monthly dues are a percentage of the Regular Member dues and are based upon the age of the Racing Member. 100% of the dues paid will be applied towards the conversion to a Regular Membership.
Unmarried children and grandchildren of Regular Members or Life Members who have not reached the age of twenty-six may be Junior Members. Junior Members may enjoy the privileges of the Club under rules adopted by the Board.
Youth Affiliate Membership is intended for unmarried youths who are not children or grandchildren of Regular Members or Life Members and who are less than the age of twenty-six. Youth Affiliate Members may enjoy the privileges of the Club under rules adopted by the Board. Youth Affiliate Membership dues and other fees shall be established by the Board.
Active duty members of any branch of the military services stationed within the Southern California Yachting Association area and who meet the boating interest qualifications for Regular Members. There is no initial membership fee. Military Members shall pay a percentage of the Regular Member dues. Military Members shall pay no dues during the period of their deployment. 100% of the dues paid will be applied towards the conversion to a Regular Membership.
Dana Point Yacht Club does not discriminate against any person for membership, employment, educational programs, or activities on the basis of race, national origin, color, creed, religion, sex, age, disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation.