On behalf of the flag officers and board of directors of the Surf City Yacht Club thank you for your interest in becoming a member of one of the most prestigious yacht clubs on the eastern seaboard. The Surf City Yacht Club is a wonderful place to enjoy the splendor of Barnegat Bay where our members share their love of sailing, powerboating, community and friendship. Inquiries about membership are always welcomed.
Please fill out this contact form and someone from our membership committee will contact you and provide additional information about our club and membership. Thank you again for considering membership in the Surf City Yacht Club and we look forward to your becoming a part of our sailing, social and boating community.
Members of each Type are entitled to all Club privileges. Only Regular and Family (adult) members may vote and hold office.
Applies to a married couple only, and does not extend Club privileges to the member’s children. This membership does allow the member the right to vote, hold office, obtain wet or dry slip dockage, and skipper a yacht in a Club race.
Extends all Club privileges to a member, spouse and children under 21 years of age (extended to age 25 for full-time students and members of armed forces on active service). This membership does allow the adult members the right to vote, hold office, obtain wet or dry slip dockage, and skipper a yacht in a Club race.
Single Voting Membership
Applies to a single individual who has Club privileges to the member only and does not allow Club privileges to their family. This membership does allow the adult member the right to vote, hold office, obtain wet or dry slip dockage, and skipper a yacht in a Club race.
Shall be a single person or married couple between the ages of 18 and 35. There are three different membership fee structures for this class of membership, based on the age of the member. Member ages 18-25 pay one fee, members 26-30 pay a different fee and members ages 31-35 pay a higher fee. Young Adult members are entitled to all social privileges and racing but do not have the right to vote, hold office or serve on a committee
Probationary Period: Each proposed member shall be on a probationary status for a period of 12 months after the date of admission to probationary membership. Proposed members shall be entitled to the privileges of their class of membership, except that they may not vote during the probationary period. All new members must participate in a minimum of two volunteer activities as a condition of the probationary period. Please indicate which activities you wish to participate in on the online application.
An Entrance Fee is required for Voting, Single Voting and Family Voting Members and shall be the purchase of 10 Certificates of Indebtedness at $5.00 each. Certificates of Indebtedness shall be purchased and issued upon completion of the probationary Membership period with a total cost of $50.00. Disposition of Certificates of Indebtedness is regulated by terms of the Constitution. This is paid the second year of membership after the probationary period.
Initiation Fee: The initiation fees will be $2500 for the 2022 membership year.
All members agree to be bound by the Constitution, Bylaws and such house and ground rules as may be enacted by the Club from time to time. Violation of these rules will be grounds for termination of membership. These rules are contained in the yearly Membership Yearbook which is distributed in early summer
All members agree to be bound by the Constitution, Bylaws and such house and ground rules as may be enacted by the Club from time to time. Violation of these rules will be grounds for termination of membership.