Our Mission

Promote and encourage boating in all its forms, as was well as, the social activities that accompany it.

Who We Are

There are almost 400 regular, associate, and young adult members of the Charleston Yacht Club (ChYC). These enthusiastic members enjoy sailing, yachting, and a variety of other water and social activities. ChYC is focused on sail and power boating, and is affiliated with U.S. Sailing and the South Atlantic Yacht Racing Association (SAYRA).

When We Started

The ChYC was founded in 1934 to foster interest in water sports.

What We Do

  • Regattas, sailing events, cruises, fishing tournaments
  • Monthly membership informational dinner meetings
  • Friday Night Casual Dining, Saturday Night Fine Dining, Tuesday dinners, Wednesday Grill Night,   Friday lunches (every other week)
  • Holiday parties including: Christmas, New Year’s Eve, Super Bowl, Halloween, and others.
  • Crab Crack and bi-annual Oyster Roasts
  • ChYC hosts many Charleston Ocean Racing Association (CORA) events, providing an excellent venue for relating and socializing post-race.
  • ChYC supports Charleston Community Sailing and their summer sailing educational programs.
  • During winter months, billiards, bridge and other card or board games are played in the ChYC lounge, overlooking the City Marina
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