Join CYC

Why join Centerport Yacht Club?


  • Founded in 1947
  • 235 Regular memberships (CYC is home to many families, with approximately 300 children under age 18 currently growing up at the Club)
  • 20 Associate memberships (for those 21 to under 37 years of age)
  • 10 Junior memberships (for those 16 to under 21 years of age)
  • Beautiful historic clubhouse on Northport Harbor (also available for member-sponsored catered events including parties, weddings, reunions, meetings, etc.)
  • Reciprocal privileges with many other yacht clubs
  • Open 11 months of the year (closed in January)


  • Fleet of 120+ sailing yachts, over 50 power yachts and close to 70 power boats
  • Competitive yacht racing including Ensigns, Stars, J/24s, J/80s, Performance Handicap Racing Fleet (PHRF) for larger racing and cruising sailboats, Frostbiting (JY-15s and Lasers), and Ideal 18s
  • Club dock and mooring field (moorings are set and billed through the Club)
  • Launch service from mid-April through the end of October (limited service before and after the season)
  • Sailing Center
  • Assigned parking lot spaces for smaller boats
  • Hoist dock
  • Launch ramp
  • Club cruises 
  • Club moorings in Lloyd Harbor, Sand City, and Port Jefferson for member use
  • Use of Club kayaks and paddleboards
  • Use of Club-owned Ideal 18 sailboats for an additional annual fee
  • Adult Learn to Sail program in Club-owned Ideal 18s


  • Swimming pool with lifeguards and bathhouse (open Memorial Day to Labor Day)
  • Dining Room, Porch and Binnacle Room bar (billed monthly to the Club member)
  • Burger Buoy snack bar by the pool (open seasonally)
  • Adult parties and social events scheduled throughout the year (Friday Happy Hours, Commissioning/Decommissioning, Holiday parties, Mother’s Day Brunch, Father’s Day BBQ, Men’s and Ladies’ Nights, Wine Dinner, Docktails, Regatta Parties, Fishing Tournament, etc.)
  • Get Fit CYC programs (Yoga By The Bay, Run CYC, etc.)

Children's Activities

  • Junior Sailing program for children ages 5 to teens (Opti, Blue Jay, Feva, Laser, C420, Ideal 18)
  • Swim Lessons for children age 4 and up
  • Swim Team for children ages 6 -17. (includes swim meets with other clubs)
  • Children’s parties/events scheduled throughout year (Halloween party, Holiday party, Easter Party, etc.)

Commitment to the Club

  • CYC is a member-owned and member-run private club. All members are encouraged and expected to participate in, and volunteer for, various activities to allow members to get to know one another and keep costs down.

Membership Inquiries

If you are interested in becoming a member of The Centerport Yacht Club, please fill out the form below and our Membership Committee will get back to you with more information. 

The number of new members accepted each year varies depending on the number of openings available in each membership category (see Facts above). Boat owners are given preference over non-boat owners.