Mission Statement

Our mission is to promote yachting, preserve tradition, and foster community.

Dana Point Yacht Club, a private club established in 1952, has a pristine facility overlooking the Point and a magnificent view of the harbor and open ocean to Catalina Island.  Our incredible membership committee and staff will encourage and foster interest in all aspects of yachting.  If you would like to be a part of the tradition, please contact one of our Membership Co-Chairs or the office and they will provide you with all the details.

Membership Advantages:
  • Outstanding junior sailing program
  • Competitive racing opportunities from local fleets to championship regattas
  • Cruising fleet activities with organized outings to destinations in Southern California and beyond
  • Exciting fishing excursions with monthly educational angler meetings
  • Spectacular dining and bar facilities

Classes of Membership Requirements

Equity Membership is currently limited to 500. 
Limited Members shall be under the age of 40. 
Active racers who can advance the racing program of the Club and must be recommended by a Regular or Life Member.
The Youth Affiliate Membership is intended to provide youths age twenty or under who are not children or grandchildren of members, an opportunity to participate in special programs of the Club under the direction of the Junior Program Chairman; or to actively participate in racing, cruising, fishing, and other related activities of the Club.
Unmarried children and grandchildren of Regular Members or Life Members who have not reached the age of twenty-six may be Junior Members.  Junior Members may enjoy the privileges of the Club under rules adopted by the Board.
Dana Point Yacht Club does not discriminate against any person for membership, employment, educational programs, or activities on the basis of race, national origin, color, creed, religion, sex, age, disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation.
General Manager
Mark Nelson, GM
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Membership Committee Chairs
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