WHy Join the DYC?

The Dillon Yacht Club is a group of sailing and power boating enthusiasts who have joined together to promote the sport and safety of boating, sailing, cruising, power boating and sailboat racing, along with   fellowship among boaters on beautiful Lake Dillon. We depend on members volunteering their time to help organize and carry out club activities and we expect each member to actively participate. We actively seek new members with an interest in sailing and boating to join our club and accept members regardless of age, sex, race, color, or religion.   

We hope you'll join our fun group of sailing enthusiasts.  Whether you're in it for racing, cruising or socializing, become a member! 

Top 10 Reasons to Join the DYC

  1. Organized Cruising Events
  2. The Region’s Top Sailboat Racing Program – Weekend or Seasonal Racing Series Options for One Design & PHRF Racers
  3. Thursday Night Beer Can races
  4. Reciprocal Privileges at Yacht Club Across The USA 
  5. Camaraderie – Long-term Friendships and Wonderful Memories
  6. Learn To Sail – Juniors
  7. The Town of Dillon Has Everything You Need For A Weekend Vacation – Dining, Shopping, Entertainment and Lodging
  8. Dillon Open Regatta – The World’s Highest Regatta with Over 100 Boats Racing at America’s Highest Yacht Club at 9,017’
  9. Discounts at Local Marinas, drinks at the DYC bar, and Dillon Junior Summer camps!
  10. The gorgeous, unparalled scenery at our cherished lake Dillon  


Membership options

Full/Family Member 

  • Full access to clubhouse/deck 
  • Voting
  • Participate in Club Social Events
  • Reciprocity with participating Yacht Clubs around the country
  • Specialty Races
  • Tell Tale subscription
  • Up to 6 membership cards
  • DYC Junior Sailing Prgm discount
  • Membership Fees: $275  

Social/Crew Member

  • Full access to clubhouse/deck facilities
  • Participate in Club Social Events
  • Specialty Races
  • Tell Tale subscription
  • 1 membership card
  • Membership Fees: $50  

Junior Member

  • Under 18 years of age
  • No initiation fee
  • Full access to clubhouse/deck 
  • Participate in Club Social Events
  • Reciprocity with participating Yacht Clubs around the country
  • Specialty Races
  • Tell Tale subscription
  • 1 membership card
  • DYC Junior Sailing Prgm discount
  • Membership Fees: $25  

Racing Fees

  • Must be a Full DYC member
  • Individual race days (Summer Series, Frostbite) - $50 each
  • Summer Series (includes Frostbite Series) - $275
  • Frostbite Series - $75  

New Member Initiation Fee

  • A one-time fee for new apps
  • Only applies to Full members
  • $50