Join CCYC

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To submit an application (any of the red form links), or if you have any general questions about membership at CCYC, please e-mail our Membership Chairs Natalie Holliday/Susan Nilsson at
Membership. If submitting an application through standard mail, use the address on the form.

Renewal Membership

Current members of CCYC should log in to the website and make sure that all of their profile information, including address and email address are current. Members can pay for their renewal membership with the internal My Statements feature. Click on the link below to securely renew membership.
Current Members Click Here to Renew

Regular Membership

A regular member is any person 21 years of age or older, who owns a boat with an assigned mooring in Montrose Harbor. Applicants must be approved by the Board of Directors.
Regular Membership Application Form

Affiliate Membership

An affiliate member will have all the rights and privileges of a regular member, except without any voting privileges. An affiliate member cannot: serve on the CCYC Board of Directors, serve as the head of any club committee, or host a party at the club without a regular member sponsorship. This membership is intended for non-reciprocating club members that do not own a boat in Montrose Harbor. Applicants must be approved by the Board of Directors.
Affiliate Membership Application Form

Associate Members (ASSOC-25 and ASSOC-30)

An associate member will have all rights and privileges of a regular member.  Applicants must be approved by the Board of Directors.  Proof of age required.

ASSOC-25 is for people who are ages of 19-25, born during the years from March 1, 1991 through March 1, 1997. $280 per year.

ASSOC-30 is for people who are ages 26-30, born during the years from March 1, 1977 through March 1, 1991. $420 per year.
Associate Membership Application Form

Crew Membership

A crew member is any person who acts as crew for a regular member and who does not have an assigned mooring in Montrose Harbor. This membership does not have voting privileges; however, limited guest privileges are allowed.  Applicants must be approved by the Board of Directors.
Crew Membership Application Form

Social Member

A social member is for any person or surviving spouse who has been a regular member in good standing for five consecutive years and no longer owns a boat or moors a boat in the Chicago area, as defined in the by-laws. This membership does not have voting privileges; however, guest privileges are allowed.  Applicants must be approved by the Board of Directors.

Non-Resident Member

Any member in good standing who moves, and whose current residence and principal place of business is more than 50 miles from Montrose Harbor, and who has no interest in a boat in the Chicago area.  Applicants must be approved by the Board of Directors.

Life Member

This is one of the highest honors awarded by CCYC. Applicants must be approved by the Board of Directors.

For consideration to become a Social, Non-Resident or Life Member please contact the Commodore.
  • Application Process
      1. The applicant for membership is required to fill in an application addressed to the attention of the membership chairman. Applications may be obtained at the Club or from the membership committee or chairman or if you have Acrobat Reader installed on your computer just go to the bottom of this page and double click on the CCYC Membership Application.PDF

      2. An applicant for regular membership must return:

        1. a properly completed, signed application
        2. a copy of the applicant's current valid mooring permit in Montrose Harbor.
        3. a check covering all fees.
      3. Upon receipt of the signed application, the membership chairman will send the following to the applicant:

        1. a letter of welcome requesting the applicant's presence at the next board meeting.
        2. a resource inventory which the applicant must complete and bring the next board meeting.
      4. Upon being introduced to the Board of Directors, an invitation is extended to the applicant, inviting him/her to the next general meeting for introduction to the Club. Keys are distributed with the current newsletter and membership card by mail.

      5. The Board may modify the formal introduction procedures in keeping with particular situations.
        The above process takes approximately thirty days to complete after the applicant has properly returned all membership application information and fees. For further information contact:

        commodore@corinthian.org

        Send Applications to:
        Chicago Corinthian Yacht Club
        3712 N. Broadway, Unit 319
        Chicago, IL
        60613

      Membership is available to all applicants following this procedure regardless of race, sex religion or ethnic origin. CCYC welcomes members who share an interest in boating and who will support club activities as needed, emphasizing our long-standing "Volunteer" spirit.

      In the case of married couples or boats with multiple owners making application for membership, the person signing the application will be considered the applicant, and thus the member, unless directed otherwise. Both though, may apply as individual members if desired.