How to Join the SJIYC
You are sponsored into the club by two existing members. You will find our members glad to invite you to join them at the Club and get to meet other members. We encourage participation as a guest in several events to really get to know us. If you don’t know any current members contact our membership chair, Vice Commodore Bill Robinson at firstname.lastname@example.org, who can help make connections with existing members for you.
You can download a complete application package by clicking one of the links below which provide a comprehensive description of the process and the necessary application forms. It also describes some aspects of the Club and outlines the financial implications of membership.
In summary however, the steps are:
First, you will need to obtain sponsorship by two current members of the Club.
Then fill out the application form, which must be signed by both sponsors, and have your sponsors send letters of recommendation directly to the membership chairperson.
Junior Member Application (Under 21)
Finally, mail your completed application along with a check for the application fee of $580 to:
Bill Robinson, Vice Commodore
P.O. Box 67
Friday Harbor, WA 98250
The Membership Chairperson will contact you for a meeting to provide you with an opportunity to discuss your membership interest.
Your application will be processed per the By-laws of San Juan Island Yacht Club.
The initiation fee into the Club is $2,500. New members can pay the fee, less the $580 application fee, when inducted. You also have the option of paying the initiation fee via an installment plan of $500 a year plus a nominal interest charge on the outstanding balance. Annual dues will be pro-rated based upon the month of your induction.