Membership Info

Tacoma Yacht Club membership is open to boaters and non-boaters alike. Enjoy the benefits and privileges of belonging to a private club. This is your opportunity to meet and cruise with one of the best clubs on the West Coast. Joining us will be one of the best membership decisions you will ever make.

For over a century Tacoma Yacht Club has managed to hold on to its basic principles. The goal of our founders was to build a yacht club with a warm and friendly attitude that meets the needs of its members. This attitude exists today just as it did in 1889 and our plan is to have these traditions continue.

TYC Clubhouse and Facilities

  • 290 + slip sheltered marina with easy access to cruising in the Puget Sound
  • Modern Clubhouse with beautiful views of Commencement Bay
  • Active members may use the club-owned and leased outstations. Visit our Outstations page to learn more.
  • Outstanding restaurant and lounge
  • Private meeting rooms
  • Banquets and Private Events may be scheduled by club members. The club has a superb reputation for successful event planning and execution. Visit our banquets page to learn more.

Social Activities & Events

  • Organized Club Cruises for power and sail boats
  • Shipmates women’s auxiliary
  • Junior Sailing Program
  • Competitive Sailing Fleet campaigning up and down the sound
  • Many scheduled events to participate in or just enjoy watching.
  • Boating fun since 1889

New Member Information

Active membership in the Tacoma Yacht Club also brings reciprocity to yacht clubs worldwide. Enjoy all the benefits while you are out of town or traveling the world.

Tacoma Yacht Club offers several types of membership:

  • Active Membership is our most popular membership offers a full range of boating and club activities and privileges.

  • Associate Membership is a very economical and allows the use of the restaurant, Clubhouse and attendance at Club social functions.

  • Junior Membership is available to anyone 12 to 21 years old.

Membership requires sponsorship by at least two TYC members in good standing. If the applicant is not known to the required number of members in good standing, the Membership Chair(s) may assist in obtaining endorsements.

Take a look through the TYC Membership Pamphlet to learn about our ameneties and the benefits of becoming a member.

Membership Application:

Click here to download our PDF application. Fill it out online, print, sign and then email it to

Request Additional Information:

To request a schedule of fee's or for general inquiries, please contact the Membership Manager.

Marylene Place
Membership/AR Manager
(253) 752-3555 ex 2