Waquoit Bay Yacht Club

41o 34.739 'N / 70o31.595 'W
Waquoit, Massachusetts

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The Waquoit Bay Yacht Club is located at the head of beautiful Waquoit Bay, along the southern coast of Cape Cod, in the town of Falmouth. Founded in 1926, the Waquoit Bay Yacht Club is a family oriented yacht club offering a full seasonal program for both adults and young people, and a year-round social program for adults. The Club's purposes are to encourage and promote the sport of yachting, to provide and maintain a suitable clubhouse and anchorage, and to assist in improving the waters of Waquoit Bay.
Street Address:
20 Waquoit Landing Road
Waquoit, MA 02536
Mailing Address:
P. O. Box 3434
Waquoit, MA 02536
Telephone:
  508-548-5732
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CLICK HERE for information about applying for membership to the Waquoit Bay Yacht Club. Members, CLICK HERE to print the application form for use by new prospective members.

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Waquoit Bay Yacht Club Membership Process

Thank you for your interest in becoming a member of the Waquoit Bay Yacht Club.

Below is the process for consideration of prospective member(s) of the Waquoit Bay Yacht Club.

General Information:

    • Membership is limited subject to the determination of the board.
    • Prospective members are considered once each year. New applications must be received by April 1 and will be acted on before May 15th.
    • A membership committee has been established consisting of a chairperson and as many as four additional members.

Process:

  • A prospective member should contact a WBYC Member who will agree to be one of two sponsors of the individual or family.
  • The application form for membership is available at the link below on this page in pdf format for downloading and printing by a club member only.
  • The club member will send the application to the prospective member.
  • All prospective members must submit a completed WBYC application package for membership which includes:
      • The completed WBYC application
      • A letter stating their interest in joining the club and reasons why
      • Two letters of recommendation, one each, from two club members who are in good standing and are not on the membership committee.
  • The completed application package should be sent by mail to the chairperson, no later than April 1, the mailing address is on the application.
  • The first week in May, the membership committee will meet and interview all prospective new members.
  • After the interview process, the membership committee will meet with the board and make their recommendations. The Board of Directors will make the final decision regarding the applicant(s).
  • By May 15th, the membership chairperson will notify applicants who have been accepted and send them the invoice for the required initiation and membership fees, due May 30 to the WBYC treasurer.
  • By May 15th, the membership chairperson will notify by mail those applicants who have not been accepted.

Please keep in mind that all membership decisions are dependent on the number of openings available.

All completed applications, letters, and two sponsor letters, must be received on or before April 1st in order to be acted on by May 15th.

 

MEMBERS ONLY:

CLICK HERE to access the WBYC Application Form

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