Baldwin Yacht Club

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Established in 1948 in Old Saybrook, Connecticut, the Baldwin Yacht Club provides a safe, fun cruising and casual racing experience for active boaters. We have a variety of member moorings for boats not over 50 feet LOA and a full event calendar that includes dozens of ports in the eastern Long Island Sound region, and extending eastward to Nantucket and Cape Cod. We do not maintain a clubhouse facility.

We have over 200 members from New England and as far as Arizona, the Carolina’s and Florida and each plays an important role event planning and coordination, administration, and management of the club. To ensure everyone gets acquainted quickly, all new members are expected to serve two years on the Social Committee and to port host an event during their first two years of full membership.

Some BYC Mooring Locations

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Please take a thorough tour of our website, where you'll find a wealth of information about our club. Should you require further clarification, please don't hesitate to reach out by clicking the "Contact Us" button below to let us know what we missed. We value your feedback and are dedicated to ensuring that our site is a comprehensive resource.

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To become a Regular member of the Baldwin Yacht Club, you can start the application process as a Prospective Member by completing your New Member application online by clicking on Apply for Membership.

After completing the application, you will need to work through a current Regular member acting as a proposer who introduces you to the club and acts as a guide to the application process. If you don’t know any members, you may contact the Membership Chairperson, who will arrange for a member with similar attributes to function as your proposer.

To complete the requirements for Regular Provisional membership, the prerequisites include attending three on-water events in 24 months where meeting members and at least two members of the Board of Governors and two members of the Membership Committee, having the support of a sponsor and two other members.

All new member applicants shall remain Regular Provisional members for the first two years of dues paying membership. Regular Provisional members are required to host one event and be an active member of the Social Committee for their first two years to become a full Regular member.

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If you are a former member of Baldwin or the adult child of a current member, click on the "Apply to Rejoin" us button below.

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Baldwin Yacht Club is a 501(c)7 non-profit organization.
P.O. Box 44    Mystic, CT 06355-0044

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