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WYC Membership

The Wayzata Yacht Club is a non-profit sailboat racing club that is owned and operated by its members.  A paid membership is required for racing your boat at WYC.

See below for annual membership rates.

See club bylaws for membership details.

Full Membership

$450

Full membership is appropriate for those intending to race a boat, moor at the club docks, and vote on club issues.  Full memberships include your spouse and young children.

Upon joining, or upgrading membership status, a one-time $400 membership certificate must be purchased.

Skipper Membership

$320

Skipper memberships are popular for sailors who do not own a boat, but wish to regularly act as the required "member-on-board".

Additionally, all equity holders in boat partnerships are required to be Skipper or Full Members.

Skipper members are not eligible to vote or earn mooring points at the club.

Crew Membership

$100

Crew membership provides sailors who crew or skipper small boats at WYC with club mailings, a club parking permit, access to club grounds and facilities, and guilt-free access to refreshments after the race.

Crew members may also act as the "member-on-board" on a limited basis as noted in the Notice of Race eligibility and entry (section 2.2.2).

A crew membership is only required after participating in 5 races.


How to Join

Please complete our online membership form or a print version accessible on the home page at right side, and submit it to WYC accounting. Once received and processed, an online payment link will be sent to you via e-mail.  Full members should contact the Club Manager first regarding additional membership requirements.  

Email completed membership form to: accounts@wyc.org or mail to:
Wayzata Yacht Club
PO Box 585
Wayzata, MN  55391-0585


If you are new to WYC and plan to race your own boat, we encourage you to immediately contact the appropriate Fleet Captain to introduce yourself and learn of any requirements or dues for joining a specific fleet within the club.

Benefits Full Skipper Honorary Crew Assn*
Racing X X X X**
Voting Privileges X
Spouse Membership X
Children <25 Membership X
Qualify as "Member on Board" for racing X X X X***
Mooring Priority X
West Lot Parking X X
East Lot Parking X X X X
Host non-sailing events at YC X
Own a partnership interest in moored boat X X X
Personal use of facilities/grounds X X X X
Complimentary beverages X X X X

* Individual racing members of an association must be a member of WYC and follow member rules.
** Required after five races.
*** Up to 3 races
Please see club bylaws for membership details.