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Welcome and Benefits of Membership

Dear Prospective Member,

Thank you for your interest in Stonington Harbor Yacht Club.

With a well-appointed clubhouse designed for year-round use, we are a full-service yacht club committed to time-honored, nautical, protocols located on beautiful Stonington Harbor.  We offer an energetic social schedule, formal and informal dining and bar, and educational activities. SHYC members also have access over 75 national and international yacht clubs through our Reciprocity Program.  

A sampling of our popular programs is listed below:

On the Water                                                             In the Clubhouse

Ideal 18 Fleet for Member Use                                    Informal & Formal Dining and Bar

Club Cruises for Yachtsmen & Land Travelers            A Variety of Social Events

Sailing Lessons (Adult and Youth)                               Live Music Nights

Women’s Sailing & Competitions                                Educational Speaker Series                                         

Sailboat Racing Series & Regattas                                Training & Water Safety Programs

Youth Sailing & Activity Programs                              Investment Speakers                                      

Oar & Paddle Activities and Meet Ups                        Contemporary Movie & Opera Nights

Sport Fishing                                                               Mah Jongg & Bridge

Special Olympics & Wounded Warriors Service Opportunities

Whether you are a full-time or summer resident in the area, the Club provides a welcoming platform to meet others with common interests. New members build a network of friends from the over 400 enthusiastic individuals comprising our Club. Our community includes young families, current and retired professionals in the world of business, government, academics, and medicine, experienced and novice sailors and boaters, as well as those participating in our popular clubhouse programs.

I look forward to welcoming you to the Club.


Joe Williams