HYC New and Associate Membership Procedures
1.0 New Members. New member applicants must serve a probationary period before being accepted as a Member of HYC. The probationary period varies depending on whether or not the applicant is sponsored by an HYC Member.
1.1 Sponsored: A sponsored applicant must be known by a Member in good standing of HYC who will vouch for his/her character. The sponsored applicant will serve a three (3) month probationary period, but is eligible to receive a gate key. At the next regularly scheduled monthly meeting following the three-month waiting period, a vote will be taken to either accept or reject the applicant as a Member of the Club. Candidates may not attend the meeting during which their candidacy for membership is being discussed and determined. There will be NO EXCEPTIONS to this procedure.
1.2 Non-Sponsored: A non-sponsored applicant for membership, who is not well known by any HYC Members in good standing, will serve a six (6) month probationary period, but is eligible to receive a gate key. At the next regularly scheduled meeting following the six (6) month waiting period a vote will be taken to either accept or reject the candidate as a Member of the Club. Candidates may not attend the meeting during which their candidacy for membership is being discussed and determined. There will be NO EXCEPTIONS to this procedure.
1.3 Sponsored and Non-Sponsored:
1.3.1 New members will pay the current yearly membership dues plus a $50 one-time fee.
1.3.2 A vote to reject the applicant for Club membership can be taken any time during the probationary period for inappropriate or destructive behavior.
1.3.3 If the applicant is rejected for membership any fees paid pursuant to 1.3.1 will be returned only after the applicant returns the gate key.
2.0 Associate Members. Associate membership is available to:
2.1 Current Members’ children who have turned (18) eighteen and are away at college or military service, etc.
2.2 Out-of-town residents who want to support HYC and remain informed about HYC activities.
2.3 Associate Membership Fee is $25 per year.
2.4 Associate Members are not provided with a key; have no voting rights, or storage rights.
3.0 Boat Storage: Boat storage at the site is NOT guaranteed and is subject to availability and approval by either the Port Captain or Harbor Master. Additional storage fees apply.
To request a Membership Application e-mail: HYCMembershipInfo@gmail.com