Nanaimo Yacht Club Membership Information

NYC Membership Form


Nanaimo Yacht Club is now accepting applications for NEW MEMBERS

Even if a new member doesn't receive a slip assignment right away, the benefits of membership include: use of our outstation(s), reciprocal moorage and facility access at other Yacht Clubs, lots of members-only events, access to our own lovely facilities, and more! 


A member who has paid the prescribed fees as listed in the Rules & Regulations Fee Schedule and has been accepted as a member by the Executive Committee.  A regular member does not hold permanent moorage.


A member who has paid the prescribed fees as listed in the Rules & Regulations Fee Schedule. Before a Regular member can become a Mooring Member, the Regular Membership fee must be paid in full.


A person who has attained the full age of 19 years, who has followed the prescribed procedure and has been accepted by the Executive Committee. An Associate member shall not vote, hold office, chair any committee, have moorage, or acquire seniority with respective to moorage and shall have no interest in any property of the club. They shall be entitled to attend all General Meetings and enjoy all facilities and functions at the Club, with the exception of access to Reciprocal Clubs and Outstations. Associate Member parking at the Club is restricted. A differently coloured Parking Pass will be issued for parking from 0700 to 2300 hours.There is no overnight parking permitted. If an Associate Member decides become a Regular Member their fee already paid will be credited towards the Regular Membership Fee.


A person from age eight years to eighteen years inclusive who has paid the prescribed fee, followed the prescribed procedure of sponsorship and responsibility and has been accepted by the Executive committee. A Junior member shall be entitled to all the privileges of the Club but shall not vote or hold office, and shall have no interest in any property of the club. Upon reaching the age of nineteen years a Junior member may become a regular member if the prescribed conditions are met. A Junior member shall not earn moorage seniority.

NYC Membership Card

Membership Boundaries, Fees and Payment Changes

NYC By-Laws changed to include extended Membership Boundaries.

In June 2017 the boundaries where a person must reside within to be a member of NYC was changed and now is defined as Vancouver Island, and the Gulf Islands in British Columbia.

Besides the Boundary change the cost to becoming a regular member was also changed and now is based on the age of the person applying for membership. 

Ages are inclusive:

  • 19 to 25 years   $1,000.00
  • 26 to 40 years   $1,500.00
  • 41 plus years    $2,000.00 

There's more.....  the Regular Membership Fees can be spread over 2 years.

For more information contact us at:
NYC Office: 250-754-7011

NYC Membership Form