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Be sure to follow our Facebook page and Instagram feed to see great images of our cruises to the Channel Islands, and Races hosted here in Ventura. Tag your activities with us #venturayachtclub to be featured on our web site!

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About Us

Come Visit

Founded in 1938, Ventura Yacht Club is the oldest yacht club in Ventura County and one of the more unique clubs in the United States. VYC is a full service facility located on the west side of Ventura Harbor between the Ventura Harbor Village and the Channel Islands National Park headquarters. VYC owns and operates a 91 slip marina for members and maintains a spacious 240-foot guest dock for members and visitors with yacht club reciprocity. The club also has a two-ton hoist and dry storage spaces for trailerable boats up to 30 feet. VYC offers a wide variety of boating activities, social events, weekend dining and even a youth program that has introduced hundreds of youngsters to the sport of sailing.

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Junior Sailing Program

Our youth sailing program is open to 8-18 year old kids in the summer for week-long sailing classes from June to August. You don't have to be a member of the club to sign your kids up. Space is limited, so get your registration forms in the Spring so you can enroll your junior sailors!

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Years since VYC started in 1938

91

VYC Marina Slips

1050

Ventura Yacht Club Cruises

3600

VYC Junior Sailor Graduates

Our Mission: To support and promote the safe enjoyment of recreational boating, and teach boating skills to the young people in our community.

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David Boatner

Rear Commodore

Gary Wolfe

Commodore

Miguel Valdes

Vice Commodore

Watch a Tall Ship glide gracefully into Ventura Harbor....

Ventura's nautical history - both commercial, and recreational - has a rich and colorful heritage

Since 1938, Ventura Yacht Club has played an active role in supporting safe, fun, community-based enjoyment of recreational boating.

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Contact Info

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Ventura Yacht Club
1755 Spinnaker Drive
Ventura, CA 93001

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(805) 642-0426

email

office@venturayachtclub.org

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COVID-19 Notice

Due to the risks associated with the COVID-19 Virus and in compliance with the Orders of the Ventura County Health Officer [ vcemergency.com ], Ventura Yacht Club is closed. There is no food or beverage service or member events available until approved by the local authorities and the VYC Board of Directors. VYC Staff will maintain the house and grounds. Social Distancing and compliance with the VC Health Officer’s orders are mandatory. All members are encouraged to wear face masks while on VYC grounds. Office Hours are limited to 9AM to 1PM. Please call the office for updates.