Types of Membership

There are several types of memberships at ABYC.

Senior members, in addition to being able to use all the club facilities, are entitled to have a boat at ABYC (wet mooring, dry sailed or dinghy) and to vote at general meetings and are also entitled to hold an executive position on the board. Senior members who join after the beginning of the fiscal year will have their membership dues prorated.

Senior Associate members are members who have chosen to no longer store a boat at ABYC and are senior citizens.They enjoy all the privileges and facilities at the club except for voting rights at general meetings.

Junior members may use all the club facilities (barring any legal age requirements) and after being a junior member for a period of 5 years shall have the initiation fee waved should they choose to become senior members. Junior members may store a dinghy at the club provided they pay the storage fees and that they are in the Junior sailing program.

Dinghy members may use all the club facilities and may store a boat classed as a dinghy on the property. Dinghy members may not vote at general meetings nor can they hold a position on the board.

Associate (Crew) members are entitled to use the Club facilities, crew for senior or intermediate members, and are eligible to apply for the Co-op Sailing Program. An Associate membership is an individual membership and does not include other family members. Associates may not store a boat on club property, cannot vote at general meetings, nor hold a position on the board.

Introductory Associate (Crew) members are new to the Club and have not previously been members. Introductory Associate members are entitled to use the Club facilities, crew for senior or intermediate members, and are eligible to apply for the Co-op Sailing Program. An Introductory Associate membership is an individual membership and does not include other family members. Introductory Associates may not store a boat on club property, cannot vote at general meetings, nor hold a position on the board. This membership expires at the end of the year and is not renewable, although anyone who is or has been an Introductory Associate may apply for membership in another membership class. The Introductory membership fee cannot be applied to the initiation fee of another membership class.

Out of Town members are senior members who have temporarily chosen to stop using the club facilities for what ever reason. During the period of their absence, they may not store or moor a boat at the club and may not vote at general meeting. Upon return, these members shall be granted full privileges.

 

Membership Fees

Membership types, names, fees and conditions may change without prior notice as a result of annual reviews and meetings held in late January or early February. Please refer to the latest Membership Fee Structure for more details.

In addition to membership types, several payment plans are available. Please call the office for complete details.