Yacht Clubs

San Francisco Bay is ringed with yacht clubs, which provide a collegial atmosphere to relax with fellow boaters. Many sponsor races and cruises and have both sail and power events.

Aeolian Yacht Club

Phone: 510 523-2586

Founded in 1906, Aeolian Yacht Club is an all volunteer club that features deep water berths, guest dock, club sailboats and dinghies, wood workshop, and a clubhouse with a bar, kitchen, and dance hal…

Alameda Yacht Club

Phone: 510/865-5668

Founded 1985…

Ballena Bay Yacht Club

Phone: 510/523-2992

Founded 1969…

Bay View Boat Club

Phone: 415/495-9500

Founded in 1961; indirectly connected to the long-running Allemand Brothers boat yard. Public launch ramp….

Bay Area Multi-Hull Association

Phone: 415/495-9500

Founded in 1978 to promote multi-hull sailing. The association does not have its own clubhouse but organizes multihull races, cruises, and social events….

Bel-Marin Keys Yacht Club

Founded 1966…

Berkeley Yacht Club

Phone: 510-843-9292

Founded in 1929. Sponsors Friday night race series all summer….

Cal Sailing Club

Sailing cooperative for small-boat sailors and windsurfers. Not a traditional yacht club, but a non-profit sailing cooperative that owns a fleet of 23 sailboats from 14 to 26 feet. Lessons, cruises, a…

Classic Yacht Association

Phone: 415/381-6014

Founded in 1969 for owners of pre-1943 boats, primarily motoryachts. Does not have its own clubhouse but organizes participation in parades, cruises, and social events. Northern California chapter of …

Corinthian Yacht Club

Phone: 415-435-4771

Founded in 1886 to promote small-boat yachting, only the San Francisco Yacht Club predates the Corinthian on the Pacific Coast. The Corinthian’s large clubhouse with its Colonial Revival facade is one…

Coyote Point Yacht Club

Phone: 650.347.6730

Coyote Point Yacht Club is one of the oldest clubs on the bay, with over 150 members. The clubhouse has great bay views, and the marina has a fuel dock. Fly your Burgee & members of Reciprocal clu…

Emeryville Yacht Club

Phone: (510) 428-0505

Organized 1989….

Encinal Yacht Club

Phone: 510.522.3272

The oldest club in the east bay, founded in 1890. Extensive racing program and host to many events….

Golden Gate Yacht Club

Phone: 415/346-2628

Founded 1939…

Island Yacht Club

Phone: 510/521-2980

Founded 1970…

Loch Lomond Yacht Club

Phone: 415/459-9811

Founded 1962…

Marin Yacht Club

Phone: 415/453-9366

Founded 1935. Has its own marina….

Marina Bay Yacht Club

Phone: 510/232-6292

Founded 1985…

Mariposa Hunters Point Yacht Club

Phone: 415/495-9344

Founded 1932…

Master Mariners Benevolent Association

Association for wooden sailboat owners. A revitalization of an organization originally founded in 1867 by owners of working sailboats on the bay. Now sponsors the annual Master Mariners Race and an an…

Metropolitan Yacht Club

Phone: 510/893-6926

Founded 1957…

Napa Valley Yacht Club

Phone: (707) 252-3342

North Bay Yacht Club

Organized 1959…

Oakland Yacht Club

Phone: 510/522-6868

Founded 1913…

Point San Pablo Yacht Club

Phone: 510/620-9690

Founded 1946…

Presidio Yacht Club

Phone: 415/332-2319

Founded 1959. The Presidio Yacht Club is a social organization under the sponsorship of 60th Services Squadron, Travis Air Force Base. Membership was previously limited to active duty & reserve mi…

Richardson Bay Yacht Club

Richmond Yacht Club

Phone: 510/237-2821

Founded 1932…

San Rafael Yacht Club

Phone: 415/454-4661

Founded 1938…

San Francisco Yacht Club

Phone: 415 435 9133

The oldest yacht club on the Pacific Coast (organized 1869), the San Francisco Yacht Club is also one of the most exclusive on the bay. It is located in Belvedere and has its own 190-slip marina. As t…

Sausalito Yacht Club

Phone: 415/332-7400

Founded 1942…

Sausalito Cruising Club

Phone: 415/332-9922

The Sausalito Cruising Club was founded in 1949 as a boating and social club. The club facility is a refurbished WWII ammunition barge docked at Dunphy Park within walking distance of beautiful downto…

Sequoia Yacht Club

Phone: 650 361 9472

Visitors are welcome. Drop-in lunch on Wednesdays, and dinner on Fridays. Wednesday evening "Beer Can" race with burgers following. Sailors who would like to crew for these races can always …

Sierra Point Yacht Club

Phone: 650-952-0651

Club based at the Brisbane Marina. Sponsors beer-can races during the summer, and weekend cruises to other yacht clubs. Established 1984….

Single Sailors Association

Does not have a clubhouse of its own; monthly gatherings at Ballena Bay Yacht Club….

South Beach Yacht Club

Phone: (415) 495-2295

Founded 1988….

St. Francis Yacht Club

Phone: 415/563-6363

San Francisco’s premier yacht club, founded 1927. The most prestigious yacht club in San Francisco, and the one closest to the Golden Gate Bridge….

Tiburon Yacht Club

Phone: 415/789-9294

Founded 1965. Note that the clubhouse is on the east side of the Tiburon peninsula, not in the town of Tiburon….

Tradewinds Sailing School and Club

Phone: 510 232 7999

Sailing school and sailboat rentals, 22 to 65 feet. Based at Marina Bay Yacht Harbor in Richmond. Club program available allowing unlimited use of the fleet. (Not a PICYA club.)…

Treasure Island Yacht Club

Phone: 650/588-4351

The TIYC was founded as a military-only club but is now open to all. Founded 1966….

Vallejo Yacht Club

Phone: 707 643-1254

The Vallejo Yacht Club dates back to 1900. It has its own 124-slip marina, adjacent to the Vallejo Municipal Marina. The club offers a large clubhouse with frequent activities, and a year-round sailbo…