updated April 1, 2015.
The Capital City Yacht
Club has an extensive history dating back to
early World War II when the club was organized as a civil defense unit.
Over time the purpose and objectives of the Club have changed to meet
the needs of its members and the community it serves. Today the Capital
City Yacht Club is one of the premier yacht clubs on south Vancouver
Island providing facilities and activities for its 300 active and
social members More information
City Yacht Club has a very active membership. The club is run
entirely by volunteers who donate their time in a variety of ways,
which helps keep our club operating smoothly and looking
There is always a talent that can be put to good use with such a
diverse club. So if you are interested in becoming a member, here are
- Shall be a person of at least nineteen years
- Must demonstrate ownership of at least
one-half interest in a boat over 16 feet in length, power or sail.
reside on the lower portion of Vancouver Island, including the Saanich
Peninsula and bounded on the north by Latitude 48°34.10 North.
require a sponsor and a seconder who is an Honorary Life or Active
Member in good standing with CCYC and who knows you personally. Your
sponsor or seconder will provide you with the required application form
and will need to present your application, in person, at a Directors
initiation fee for joining is $1,400.00 + GST of which a non-refundable
deposit of $200.00 + GST would be submitted with your application form.
your application is accepted by the Directors you would be numbered
sequentially on the official wait list for becoming a member. Current
wait list is approximately 7 to 8 years.
City Yacht Club is located on the south east side of Blue Heron Basin,
which is on the west side of Tsehum Harbour, Sidney BC. There is 100
feet of wharfage at the visitor's dock, as well as extra moorage
available during the summer when member slips are vacant. Beware! There
are sticks marking the channel to get to the yacht club. Depths are
near 5 feet at low tide. (Note that this is not at zero tide, so depths
may be even shallower!)