Seawanhaka Corinthian Yacht Club is a private, member-owned yacht club located on beautiful Centre Island in Oyster Bay, NY.  Since 1871, our members have demonstrated a passion for sailing and   maritime history. The Club offers a variety of sailing and boating activities that include team racing, ladies sailing, PHRF racing, fleet racing, cruising, distance racing, junior sailing and long distance cruising. We proudly host world-class regattas, social activities and events. Our Clubhouse offers fine and casual dining as well as a relaxing atmosphere to unwind after a day on-the-water or ashore. SCYC has reciprocal relationships with most accredited yacht clubs and is happy to host their visiting members. This privilege requires that you abide by the rules of the Club.

Reciprocal members interested in visiting SCYC are encouraged to come by boat if possible. (Lat. 40-55.812N, Long. 73-30.812W).  If visiting by car, please enter 314 Seawanhaka Yacht Club Road, Oyster Bay, NY 11771 into your GPS system.

SCYC Members

Visiting a Reciprocal Club

Below is a list of club with which Seawanhaka has had long standing relationships with in the past. Feel free to contact each club to inquire about their specific reciprocal requirements. If you need assistance with information regarding reciprocal club privileges or need a letter of good standing sent, please contact the Director of Member Services (contact).

***If you don't see a club that you'd like to visit on the below list, feel free to contact the club to inquire about their reciprocal privileges***

Reciprocal Club List


Balboa Yacht Club 1801 Bayside Drive Corona Del Mar, CA 92625 (949) 673-3515
Dana Point Yacht Club 24399 Dana Drive Dana Point, CA 92629 (949) 496-2900
Del Rey Yacht Club 13900 Palawan Way Marina Del Rey, CA 90292 (310) 823-4664
Long Beach Yacht Club 6201 Appian Way Long Beach, CA 90803 (562) 598-9401
Newport Harbor Yacht Club 720 West Bay Avenue Balboa, CA 92601 (949) 673-7730
San Diego Yacht Club 1011 Anchorage Lane San Diego, CA 92106 (619) 221-8400
San Francisco Yacht Club 98 Beach Road P.O. Box 379 Belvedere, CA 94920 (415) 435-9133
Santa Barbara Yacht Club 130 Harbor Way Santa Barbara, CA 93109 (805) 965-8112
Southwestern Yacht Club 2702 Qualtrough Street San Diego, CA 92106 (619) 222-0438
St. Francis Yacht Club 99 Yacht Road San Francisco, CA 94123 (415) 563-6363
Ventura Yacht Club 1755 Spinnaker Drive Ventura, CA 93001 (805) 642-0426


Belle Haven Club 100 Harbor Drive Greenwich, CT 06830 (203) 861-5353
Black Rock Yacht Club 80 Grovers Avenue P.O. Box 3343 Bridgeport, CT 06605 (203) 335-0587
Cedar Point Yacht Club 1 Bluff Point Westport, CT 06880 (203) 226-7411
Essex Yacht Club 13 Novelty Lane Essex, CT 06426 (860) 767-8121
Indian Harbor Yacht Club 710 Steamboat Road Greenwich, CT 06830 (203) 869-2484
Milford Yacht Club 131 Trumbull Avenue Milford, CT 06460 (203) 783-0060
Niantic Bay Yacht Club 8 Shore Road PO Box 416 Niantic, CT 06357 (860) 739-0558
Noroton Yacht Club 23 Baywater Drive P.O. Box 925 Darien, CT 06820 (203) 655-7686
Norwalk Yacht Club 10 Nathan Hale Drive Norwalk, CT 06854 (203) 866-0941
Old Greenwich Yacht Club Tod's Driftway P.O. Box 162 Old Greenwich, CT 06870 (203) 637-3074
Riverside Yacht Club 102 Club Road Riverside, CT 06878 (203) 637-1706
Rowayton YC @ Hickory Bluff 77 Bluff Avenue Norwalk, CT 06853 (203) 854-0807
Sachem's Head Yacht Club Chimney Corner Circle Guilford, CT 06437 (203) 453-9207
Saugatuck Harbor Yacht Club 6 Great Marsh Road Westport, CT 06880 (203) 227-3607
Shore and Country Club 220 Gregory Boulevard Norwalk, CT 06855 (203) 838-7507
Stamford Yacht Club 97 Ocean Drive West Stamford, CT 06902 (203) 323-3161
Stonington Harbor Yacht Club 32 Water Street #9 Stonington, CT 06378 (860) 535-0112
Wadawnuck Yacht Club 196 Water Street Stonington, CT 06378 (860) 535-0118


Coral Reef Yacht Club 2484 S. Bayshore Drive Miami, FL 33133 (305) 858-1733
Key Biscayne Yacht Club 180 Harbor Drive Key Biscayne, FL 33149 (305) 361-9171
Lauderdale Yacht Club 1725 SE 12th Street Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316 (954) 524-5500
Naples Yacht Club 700 14th Avenue South Naples, FL 34102 (239) 262-6648
Ocean Reef Club 35 Ocean Reef Drive Suite 200 Key Largo, FL 33037 (305) 367-2611
Palm Beach Yacht Club 800 North Flagler Drive West Palm Beach, FL 33401 (561) 655-8711
St. Petersburg Yacht Club 11 Central Avenue St Petersburg, FL 33701 (727) 822-3873
The Florida Yacht Club 5210 Yacht Club Road Jacksonville, FL 32210 (904) 387-1653


Chicago Yacht Club Monroe Station 400 E. Monroe St Chicago, IL 60603 (312) 861-7777


Annisquam Yacht Club 17 River Road Gloucester, MA 01930 (978) 283-4507
Corinthian Yacht Club, MA 1 Nahant Street P.O. Box 401 Marblehead, MA 01945 (781) 631-0005
Eastern Yacht Club 47 Foster Street Marblehead, MA 01945 (781) 631-1400
Edgartown Yacht Club 1 Dock Street #1309 PO Box 1309 Edgartown , MA 02539 (508) 627-4361
Hyannis Yacht Club 490 Ocean Street Hyannis, MA 02601 (508) 775-9331
New Bedford Yacht Club 208 Elm Street Dartmouth, MA 02748 (508) 997-0762


Annapolis Yacht Club 2 Compromise Street Box 908 Annapolis, MD 21404 (410) 263-9279
Chesapeake Yacht Club 4943 Hine Drive Shady Side, MD 20764 (401) 867-1500
Tred Avon Yacht Club 102 W. Strand Road P.O. Box 337 Oxford, MD 21654 (410) 226-5269


Rockport Boat Club 4 Main Street Rockport, ME 04856

North Carolina

Washington Yacht and Cty Club 7155 River Road PO Box 1721 Washington, NC 27889 (252) 946-1514

New Jersey

Atlantic Highlands Yacht Club 6 Simon Lake Drive Atlantic Highlands, NJ 07716 (732) 291-1118

New York

American Yacht Club 499 Stuyvesant Avenue Rye, NY 10580 (914) 967-4800
Beach Point Yacht Club 900 Rushmore Avenue Mamaroneck, NY 10543 (914) 698-1600
Centerport Yacht Club 33 Plum Beach Drive P.O. Box 624 Centerport, NY 11721 (631) 261-5440
City Island Yacht Club 63 Pilot Street Bronx, NY 10464 (718) 885-2487
Cold Spring Harbor Beach Club 101 Shore Road Cold Spring Harbor, NY 11724 (631) 692-6540
Devon Yacht Club 300 Abrahams Landing Road Box 2549 Amagansett, NY 11930 (631) 267-6340
Douglaston Club 600 West Drive Queens, NY 11363 (718) 229-3900
Huntington Yacht Club 95 East Shore Road Huntington, NY 11743 (631) 427-4949
Larchmont Shore Club 1 Oak Bluff Avenue Larchmont, NY 10538 (914) 834-1516
Larchmont Yacht Club 1 Woodbine Avenue Larchmont, NY 10538 (914) 834-2440
Mamaroneck Beach & Yacht Club 555 South Barry Avenue Mamaroneck, NY 10543 (914) 698-1130
Manhasset Bay Yacht Club 455 Main Street Port Washington, NY 11050 (516) 767-2150
Nassau Country Club 30 St Andrews Lane, Glen Cove, NY 11542 (516) 676-0554
New York Athletic Club YC 31 Shore Road Travers Island Pelham Manor, NY 10803 (914) 740-1103
North Shore Yacht Club 73 Orchard Beach Road Port Washington, NY 11050 (516) 883-9823
Northport Yacht Club 11 Bluff Point Road P.O. Box 29 Northport, NY 11768 (631) 261-7633
Orient Yacht Club 325 Boston Post Road P.O. Box 161 Mamaroneck, NY 11957 (914) 698-9858
Port Jefferson Yacht Club 1 Pass Way P.O. Box 138 Port Jefferson, NY 11777 (631) 473-9650
Port Washington Yacht Club 1 Yacht Club Drive Port Washington, NY 11050 (516) 767-1614
Sag Harbor Yacht Club 27 Bay Street Sag Harbor, NY 11963 (631) 725-0567
Sagamore Yacht Club Head of Bay Avenue P.O. Box 327 Oyster Bay, NY 11771 (516) 922-0555
Sayville Yacht Club 123 Boylan Lane Blue Point, NY 11715 (631) 363-9581
Sea Cliff Yacht Club 42 The Boulevard Sea Cliff, NY 11579 (516) 671-7374
Sheldrake Yacht Club 173 Mamaroneck Avenue Mamaroneck, NY 10543 (800) 634-0169
Shelter Island Yacht Club 12 Chequit Avenue PO Box 546 Shelter Island Heights, NY 11965 (631) 749-0888
Shenorock Shore Club 475 Stuyvesant Avenue Rye, NY 10580 (914) 967-3700
Union League Club of New York 38 East 37th Street New York, NY 10016 (212) 685-3800
Yale Club of NYC 50 Vanderbilt Avenue New York, NY 10017 (212) 716-2100

Rhode Island

Bristol Yacht Club 101 Poppasquash Road P.O. Box 180 Bristol, RI 02809 (401) 253-2922
Ida Lewis Yacht Club 170 Wellington Avenue P.O. Box 479 Newport, RI 02840 (401) 846-1969
Newport Yacht Club, RI 110 Long Wharf Newport, RI 02840 (401) 846-9410

South Carolina

South Carolina Yacht Club 10 Yacht Club Drive Hilton Head Island, SC 29926 (843) 681-7292


Houston Yacht Club 3620 Miramar Drive PO Box 1276 La Porte, TX 77571 (281) 471-1255
Texas Corinthian Yacht Club 104 Park Circle P.O. Box 577 Kemah, TX 77565 (281) 339-1566


Cayman Island Sailing Club Red Bay 244 Spinnaker Road George Town, Cayman Islands (345) 947-7913
Itchenor Sailing Club The Lane, West Itchenor Chichester United Kingdom PO207AG
Norddeutscher Regatta Verein 22085 Hamburg Germany +4904055779950
Royal Air Force Yacht Club Riverside House, Rope Walk Hamble South Hampton S031 4HD 023 8045 2208
Royal Bermuda Yacht Club Point Pleasant Road PO Box HM 894 Hamilton Bermuda HM
Royal Canadian Yacht Club 141 St George Street Toronto Ontario Canada M5R 2L8 (416) 967-7245
Royal Danish Yacht Club Tuborg Havnepark 15 2900 Hellerup Denmark +45 33 14 87 87
Royal Hamilton Amateur Dinghy 25 Pomander Road Paget PG05 Bermuda (441) 236-2250
Royal Northern and Clyde YC The Clubhouse, Garelock Rd Rhu, Helensburgh Scotland G84 8NG 01436820322
Royal Norwegian Yacht Club Huk Aveny 1 0287 Oslo Norway
Royal Nova Scotia Yacht Squadr 2372 Purcell's Cove Road Halifax, NS Canada B3P (902) 477-5653
Royal Ocean Racing Club 20 St. James's Place London United Kingdom +44 20 7493 224
Royal Perth Yacht Club Australia II Drive Crawley Western Australia +61 8 9389 1555
Royal St. Lawrence 1350 Lakeshore Drive Dorval, Quebec Canada H9S 2E3 (514) 631-2720
Royal Swedish Yacht Club HotellvΣgen 9 SE-133 35 Saltsjobaden Sweden +46 0855616680
Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron 33 Peel Street Kirribilli NSW 2061 Australia +61 2 9955 7171
Royal Thames Yacht Club 60 Knightsbridge London United Kindgom SW1 X7LF 020.723.52121
Royal Yacht Squadron The Castle Cowes Isle of Wight United Kindgom PO31 7QT +4401983292191
Sint Maarten Yacht Club 90 Welfare Road Simpson Bay Bridge, Simpson Ba Sint Maarten (721) 544-1056
Yacht Club Punta Del Este 2 de Febrero Punta Este 20100, Uruguay (+598) 42440219

Guest Services

Reciprocal Guest Information

Reciprocal Club Visitors are welcome at the Club and to utilize SCYC’s moorings and Clubhouse facilities. 
  • One form of identification is required by reciprocal members:
    • Prior to arrival, a letter of introduction from the reciprocal club should be sent to the Front Desk, [email protected] 
    • A valid membership card, displayed upon check in. 
  • Reciprocal Club Visitors may utilize the Club for up to six (6) days per calendar year, not counting those days when the visitor may be a guest of a member. 
  • Visitors are welcome to purchase a memento of their visit from the Gift Shop at the Front Desk. Non-members are not permitted to purchase either the Winter or Summer Club Ties.
  • All Clubhouse charges shall be paid by interclub account including guest rooms, food and beverags. All mooring/service dock charges shall be paid at the service dock at the time of  service via credit card only. Visit the front desk to secure a guest card upon arrival.
  • Dining reservations are required in advance (516) 922-6200. Please specify the time that you would like to be seated and take into consideration whether or not you will be having cocktails prior to your seating. Certain events may be limited to members only. 


Guests are welcome to utilize mooring and  dockage privileges. Ice and fuel are available for purchase at the Service Dock.  All mooring/service dock charges must be paid by credit card at the Service Dock directly (516) 922-6200 ext.126.

Overnight Guest Rooms

The Club has a limited number of guest rooms which are available to non members for limited stays. Inquire with the front desk for rates and availability, (516) 922-6200.

Club Information & Rules


The speed limit on Club property is 10 mph. Guest parking is restricted to the upper lawn unless otherwise designated.


SCYC follows the tradition of Morning and Evening Colors each day at 0800 and sunset which begin with the ringing of a ships bell and the command “attention to colors” immediately followed by a cannon shot (except Sundays when no cannon will be fired). Upon hearing the shot, or the command “colors”, all those outside in sight of the flag will stand, remove their hat and face the flag in silence, with their right hand over their heart until the flag is  lowered. The command, “carry on” will then be given by the most senior Club Officer or member present.

Club Rules

  • Cell phone use, including emailing and texting is restricted to parking areas and private guest rooms. Cell phones are permitted for reading, viewing, and showing photos to others, as long as they are not used for other communication purposes.
  • Photographs, videos and recordings in and of the Clubhouse, Club property and grounds are not allowed to be used for commercial purposes, including social media.
  • Pets are not allowed in the Clubhouse, on the Porch and where food is being served or prepared. Service animals are permitted in the Clubhouse provided proper documents are    displayed (comfort animals are not recognized as Service animals). All dogs on Club property must be leashed.
  • Gentlemen are requested to remove their hats upon entering the Club.
  • The Bar is restricted to persons over the age of 18. No one under the age of 21 shall be permitted to consume alcoholic beverages on Club property.
  • Children under the age of 10 must be accompanied by an adult while on Club property.
  • Smoking of any kind is prohibited in all buildings, on porches and where food is being served.

Dress Code

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Club Casual Attire
Men are required to wear a collared shirt and slacks (shorts of an appropriate length may be worn).
Appropriate for Lunch, Salty Dog or Dinner in the Model Room or Outdoors
Jacket and Tie
Men are required to wear a collared shirt, jacket and tie, and slack (dress shorts of an appropriate length may be worn).
Appropriate for Dinner on Saturdays, Ties are optional Wednesday-Friday)
Additional Dress Code Information
  • Sailing “tech shirts” that may or may not have a collar are permissible in the Clubhouse dining areas prior to 1900, unless noted otherwise due to special events.
  • Denim is not permitted in any area of the Clubhouse, with the exception of the Bar (entering or exiting the Bar and restrooms) before 1900 hours. White jeans are permissible at any time. All jeans must be clean and without holes.
  • Shirts and shoes must be worn in the Clubhouse and on the Porch at all times. 
  • Bathing attire is prohibited in the Clubhouse and on the Porch.