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The Yachting Section of the Vancouver Rowing Club is currently accepting applications to their membership roster numbering in excess of 450 sailors and power boaters.

Members of the Vancouver Rowing Club's Yachting Section enjoy the following benefits:

  • Sheltered year round moorage in Coal Harbour for approximately 230 boats (subject to availability)

  • Club cruises traditionally held on Easter, Victoria Day, Canada Day, Labour Day and Thanksgiving long weekends

  • Year round sailboat racing series, highlighted by the VRC Summer Regatta

  • Active encouragement of participation in club racing for both experienced and novice captains and crew

  • Periodic pub nights and presentations on various boating related topics

  • Outstations located in Snug Cove, Ganges, Silva Bay, Otter Bay and Pender Harbour

  • Reciprocal privileges with over 90 yachting clubs located in British Columbia, NW United States and elsewhere in the world

  • Numerous social events including the Commodore's Ball, Sailpast and dock parties

  • Well equipped workshop, mast tower and mast room

  • Workout facilities

Click to be directed to the membership application formsponsor letter template and questionnaireplease forward completed applications to the Club Office

Current section bylaws require two VRC sponsors to accompany all applications.   For those applicants who require sponsorship, please feel free to contact our membership officer who can facilitate introductions during social functions and also arrange a tour of the Club.

As agreed upon at the 2021 VRC Yachting Section AGM, all new yachting section Active Member applications will be subject to a $500 administration fee, due upon submission of an application form. This fee will become effective for new applications submitted from January 1, 2022 forward.  This fee is in addition to the membership dues, and is non-refundable, except in the case where the club denies acceptance of an application.

What is expected from me as a member?

  • Participating in Club events and volunteering on a committee or the Yachting Executive are excellent ways to get to know the club, the section and of course to lend a hand

  • Members are required to adhere to the policies and procedures set out in the Club Constitution and BylawsVRC House Rules and the VRC Yachting Section constitution and Bylaws.

  • The VRC Yachting Section events and programs are organized 100% by volunteers.  On your application you will have an opportunity to expound on your special talents.   The main theme is to "get involved".

For more information please contact the office at (604) 687-3400 or email our membership officer.