Membership

CLASSES OF MEMBERSHIP:

Full Active:  Individuals over 18 years of age (except those individuals duly elected to Junior Membership) duly elected to membership who have paid an initiation fee as provided in the by-laws. They shall have full voting privileges and the right to hold office. A member's spouse and unmarried dependents under age 25 shall be entitled to the privileges of the Club.

Associate:  Individuals over eighteen years of age (except those individuals duly elected to Junior Membership), not maintaining a boat at the Club, duly elected to membership, who have paid an initiation fee as set forth in the by-laws. Such members do not have the right to vote or to hold office.

Junior:  Individuals between the ages of 18 and 29 years, duly elected to membership who have paid an initiation fee as provided in the by-laws. Such members shall not have the right to vote, hold office or have private parties, but may maintain a boat at the Club. Guests of such members at the Club shall be limited to crew and family. Junior Membership shall terminate on January 1 following such member's 28th birthday.

Non-Resident:  Former Active or Associate Members whose initiation fees were paid in full, and who have moved over 200 miles from Nashville. Change to Non-Resident status must be approved by the Board of Governors, and such Non-Resident Members shall not vote nor hold office. When visiting in Nashville, they shall have full use of the Club's facilities, and shall at times receive the Anchorline, Yearbook, and other mailings. Should a Non-Resident Member move back to Nashville, he may apply to the Board of Governors for reinstatement as an Active or Associate Member without double payment of initiation fees.

 

BENEFITS OF MEMBERSHIP:

HIYC members are allowed many benefits based on membership level.  The following benefits are universal for members:

Use of clubhouse facilities, such as bathrooms, kitchen, grills
Use of pump out station and launching ramp
Use of courtesy dock
Use of HIYC's shared club boat
Participation in HIYC events, such as the July 4th Celebration, Regattas, etc.
Dock waiting list (requires member to contact Rear Commodore)
Delivery of the HIYC newsletter, "The Anchorline"

Full Active members are allowed the following benefits in addition to the universal benefits:

Ability to keep a boat at HIYC
Use of grounds and/or mooring fleet for boat storage
Allowed to hold private parties with no attendance limitation, pending Board approval
Voting rights at all quarterly meetings
Ability to serve on HIYC Board of Governors to lead and direct HIYC's course into the future

Associate members are allowed only the universal benefits:

No additional benefits are allowed at this level of membership

Junior members are allowed the following benefits in addition to the universal benefits:

Ability to keep a boat at HIYC
Use of grounds and/or mooring fleet for boat storage
Allowed to hold private parties for 5 or less, pending Board approval

 

DUES:

Full Active:  $213.04/Quarter - One time initiation fee $491.63
Associate:  $106.52/Quarter - One time initiation fee $54.63
Non-Resident: $43.70/Year - No initiation fee
Junior:  $38.24/Quarter - One time initiation fee $54.63

Initiation fee for full active membership may be paid in full, or with a $32.78 service charge/5 monthly payments of $98.33, or with a $65.55 service charge/10 monthly payments of $49.16.

Junior Membership status is for members 27 years old and younger.  Being this young at heart does not qualify!

 

INTERESTED IN JOINING?

Please complete the New Member Application and email Pam Vague  for additional information.

 

PHRF RATINGS:

If you are interested in bringing your boat to HIYC to race in the PHRF fleet, please reference the Fleets by Class (2014) or the Consolidated US Sailing PHRF List (2011)Please note this link is for reference purposes only.  All PHRF rating decisions are at the discretion of the HIYC Race/PHRF Committee.

 

HIYC SHARED CLUB BOAT:

HIYC's shared club boat is a Catalina 22.  It is available for members' use on a first-come, first-served basis.  Members must be pre-approved prior to using the boat.  Approved members may use the boat for a maximum of 48 hours at a time for daysailing purposes, participating in a regatta, or overnighting.