Why Join Ocean Springs Yacht Club?
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- The best way to see if the Ocean Springs Yacht Club fits your interests is to come on by or schedule a private tour of the club and facilities. Private tours may be arranged by calling the club at 228-875-1915 or e-mailing your request to firstname.lastname@example.org . For more information about upcoming events please visit the calendar.
We believe that joining a friendly, private, family oriented club that is also one of the most affordable on the Gulf coast, should be an easy, pleasant experience. Membership includes the following:
Fine dining, grill your own night, members pot luck dinners, parties for holidays, football games, other special events, cooking classes, music and dancing, Mardi Gras, and the annual Commodores Ball are among the suite of activities at the OSYC. On the sailing front, we have a fleet of 25 club boats available for qualified member use throughout the year. We offer both youth and adult sailing classes to help get you out on the water. We also host multiple regattas throughout the year for the enjoyment of the sailor and spectator alike. In addition, we are involved in competitive racing of our boats. In the summer months, we provide weekly club races, inter-club sail races, major regional and national regattas. In 2011, Ocean Springs Yacht Club hosted the Hobie Cat North American Championships. For more information, see the sailboat racing, sailing eduction and photos sections of this website.
With your membership you are granted privileges at all other GYA clubs (Gulf Yachting Association) along with most others across the nation. Along our Mississippi Gulf Coast, you have six (6) other local Yacht Clubs to visit should you choose. Pool usage is included in your membership, reasonably priced youth and adult sailing instructional programs, exclusive beach and private dock privileges, use of club picnic area under building, club dining area and kitchen can be available for small private member parties, a sail yard is available for boat storage. There are grilling provisions near the pool area. There is also private parking for members using the club, walking the bridge or enjoying the new Front Beach path. The view of the Gulf and our beautiful sunsets from our veranda should not be missed.
There are a variety of membership categories available to select from to best suit your individual situation. When an initiation fee is in effect, we have easy payment plans for the initiation fee. This allows for a small partial down payment of the initiation fee, and paying the balance over the next five (5) months along with your monthly dues.
The OSYC Board of Directors reviews and approves all new members. Our committee is very responsive and meets monthly to review applications for membership. You will be advised immediately upon acceptance and will then be entitled to full member privileges.