Over 200 families actively enjoy NLGYC membership. NLGYC offers a number of attractive plans that enable members to enjoy the wide variety of activities including sailing, tennis/pickleball, social, junior program involvement and more! NLGYC memberships and junior program options are structured to promote optimal engagement in club events in an affordable fashion. To find out more about joining NLGYC, contact


   How to Apply for Membership   

To join NLGYC, you must fill out a membership application HERE, be sponsored by an active member, and pay an initial capital assessment of $950 (may be paid all at once or in five annual installments of $220). Your membership must then be proposed and seconded by a sponsoring member and approved at a Board of Directors' meeting.


   Annual Membership Level and Dues   

Once approved for membership, you may select from five membership level options. Your level can differ from year to year and you can upgrade at any time.

Cost = $785 for a family, $615 for a couple, $400 for an individual.
Season with Facilities membership includes use of the tennis courts, parking lot and launching facilities for racing class sailboats, participation in racing and day-use of moorings, attendance at all club events and voting.

Cost = $530 for a family, $355 for a couple, $260 for an individual.
Season membership includes attendance at all club events and voting, and use of the dock and parking lot while attending events and meetings.

Cost = $435 for a family, $355 for a couple, $260 for an individual.
Short Season membership is the equivalent of Season with Facility Membership, but is limited to two consecutive or separate weeks in the increments of one week, including the surrounding weekends. 

Cost = $170 for a family, $170 for a couple, $110 for an individual.
Associate membership includes attendance at two events and use of facilities twice.

Cost = $70 for a family, $70 for a couple, $70 for an individual.
Corresponding membership includes no attendance at events or use of facilities.

NOTE: Membership renewal invoices are sent out Feb 15th of each year, and are due on April 1st. A late fee of $25 is assessed for payment after April 1st, $50 for payment after May 1st, and $75 for payment after June 1st, for all membership levels. 


   Club Rules, By-laws, and Application Forms   

For further information and detail about membership, please download and review the following documents:

Club Rules (.pdf)
Club By-Laws (.pdf)
Membership Application (.pdf) --> This pdf is for your reference. Please apply for membership online HERE.
Conflict of Interest Policy (.pdf)


   Guest Privileges   

A member may have a guest use the club in accordance with that member’s membership level privileges on two occasions. Any guest should not be offered these privileges more than twice in a season. Guests must be accompanied at all times by their sponsoring member. NLGYC members may not be offered guest privileges. To encourage and support sailing participation, guest limitations do not apply to crews while they are participating in racing activities.