There are several different membership types.

  • Regular Membership: The current annual membership fee is $936.00 per year, billed monthly. At the option of the member, this fee may be paid annually, semi-annually or quarterly. There is a one-time initiation fee of $936.00 due at the time the application is submitted for consideration.
    Upon a member’s 65th birthday, the member has the opportunity to freeze their annual dues at the current membership fee. Unless there is a change in membership class, the rights and privileges of Regular Membership shall pertain.
  • Military Membership: The current annual membership fee is $936.00 per year, billed monthly. At the option of the member, this fee may be paid annually, semi-annually or quarterly. There is a one-time initiation fee of $936.00 that is deferred for three years.
    To qualify for a Military Membership, you must be on active duty in the Armed Forces of the United States, stationed on the Monterey Peninsula, and at least 21 years of age.
  • Crew Membership: The current annual membership fee is $612.00 per year, billed monthly. At the option of the member, this fee may be paid annually, semi-annually or quarterly. There is a one-time initiation fee of $400.00, applicable to conversion to Regular Membership within the first 90 days of membership.
    After 90 days, one-half of the initiation fee ($200.00) may be applied to Regular Membership. After one year, no portion of the initiation fee may be applied.
    A Regular or Life Member who is the owner of a yacht sailing under the burgee of MPYC must sponsor a Crew Member.  A Crew Member may not be an owner in total or in part of a boat.
  • Non-Resident Membership: The current annual membership fee is $493.00 per year, billed monthly. At the option of the member, this fee may be paid annually, semi-annually or quarterly. There is a one-time initiation fee of $936.00 due at the time the application is submitted for consideration.
    To qualify for this membership category you must be at least 21 years of age and normally reside further than 60 statue miles in a direct line from the Clubhouse of the Monterey Peninsula Yacht Club.
  • Intermediate Membership: The current annual membership is $288.00 per year, billed monthly. At the option of the member, this fee may be paid annually, semi-annually or quarterly. There is not an initiation fee associated with this membership category.
    To qualify you must be at least 21 years of age and less than 30 years of age. No person may remain an Intermediate Member past his or her 30th birthday; however, you may apply for a Regular Membership status. There is a Membership Conversion Fee, prorated on said member’s years as an Intermediate Member. Intermediate Members over the age of 21 years of age shall have all the privileges of a Regular Member, except they shall not have the right to vote or hold elective office.
  • Junior Membership: The current annual membership is $75.00 per year, paid annually. There is no initiation fee associated with this membership category.
    To qualify, you must be less than 21 years of age. The Junior Membership category shall remain in effect until the date of the January Board meeting following the 18th birthday or graduation from high school, whichever is later.
  • Inactive Membership: The current membership is $85.00 per year, paid annually. This membership category is for a member who moves outside of the State of California for a period of not less than (1) year and may elect to go inactive upon approval by the Board of Directors.  An Inactive Member shall not have the right to use the Clubhouse nor have a membership card.
  • Life Membership: This membership is presently closed. Previously, a Regular Member could transfer to Life Membership upon payment of a Life Membership fee set by the Board of Directors.

All members except Juniors are charged an additional $5.00 per month piling fee to ensure there are funds available when pilings (the posts which hold up the club) need to be replaced.