Club Rules For Members & Guests

Club Privileges

  • The privileges of the Clayton Yacht Club (CYC) are extended to all members in good standing.  Privileges are also extended to include all members in good standing of reciprocal and visiting yacht clubs.  All slip assignments for visiting yacht clubs will be the responsibility of the Dockmaster.  On arrival, the Commodore requests that visitors report to the Bar/Restaurant and register in the visitors log book.


  • Yachts from reciprocal and visiting yacht clubs and members without assigned dock space are welcome to overnight dockage on a space available basis.  The CYC does not participate in "no charge" reciprocal dockage arrangements.  The Club does not accept credit cards or checks; all dockage fees should be satisfied with cash. 

Personal Watercraft (PWC)

  • The use of PWC's is permitted, but common courtesy is expected.  No dinghies are to be left unattended at the docks.  Guests of members may dock their boats only when attending Club functions or using Club facilities.

Restaurant Hours

  • Hours are posted at the bar and generally include lunch and dinner.  The Club's restaurant has a full complement of legal beverages and a menu at reasonable prices for your dining pleasure.  The Club does not accept credit cards, so visiting yachtsmen should be prepared to settle all restaurant and bar bills in cash.  The club has the right to refuse alcoholic beverages to anyone who is visibly intoxicated.  In the restaurant area, shirts and shoes are required at all times. 

Food and Drink

  • No personal food or drink is allowed to be consumed on Club Grounds.  We request that you limit consumption of personal provisions to your boat or dock area.  A barbecue grill is located at the Main (East) dock entrance for your convenience. 


  • Children are welcome at the Club!  Parents are to supervise their children at all times.  Parents will be held responsible for the behavior of their children. 


  • Pets are strictly prohibited inside the restaurant and upper club house with no exceptions.  Pets must be on a leash at all times while on Club property.  Please walk your dog in the upper club house area or along the upper parking area along the road. 


  • Roller blades are not to be worn on the docks or in and around the bar/restaurant area.  Swimming is permitted, but there is no lifeguard on duty, so swimming is at your own risk.  


  • Fresh water and electricity are available on the main (East) dock for your convenience.  The electrical supply is 120 volts at 60Hz and all outlets are GFI protected.  The West dock has fresh water, but a limited amount of electricity.

Showers & Restrooms

  • Restrooms with showers are available in the restaurant and available 24/7.


  • A telephone is located in the restaurant and is available for use only during restaurant hours.  All toll calls must be paid for by phone card or calling collect. 

Pumpout, Fuel, Laundry, ATM

  • All available in the Village of Clayton, please ask our Stewards for referrals and directions.  A single coin-operated washer and dryer is also available for members and visiting yachtsmen in the upper club house. 


  • Parking is available along the road directly above the lower club house and restaurant, and adjacent to teh drive leading to the Main (East) dock.  Parking around the lower club house and restaurant is allowed only when utilizing the restaurant.  All guests of members must register their vehicles with teh Club steward when visiting for an extended period of time.  Any vehicle not registered with the stewards may be towed at the owner's expense.  We ask that any member or guest parking for an extended period to park away from the lower clubhouse and restaurant area.

Emergency Phone Numbers

  • The Clayton area is served by the 911 system to report all emergencies
  • US Coast Guard: (315) 482-2575 or 482-7107
  • US Immigration: (315) 482-2681 or 482-2065

Flag Officers and Board of Directors

  • The names of the current flag officers and directors are posted in the bar area of the restaurant.


  • All charges and fees for membership in the Club and for services services provided by the Club are set by the Board of Directors and are subject to change without notice.

Special Events

  • Members may reserve certain areas of the Club, including the upper club house, for special events, subject to availability.  The fees for use of these facilities and the rules that apply are available from the Vice Commodore (Chairman of the Club's House Committee) or from any of the Club's stewards.  Only the Vice Commodore can confirm a reservation for a special event.

Membership Application

For more information about a Clayton Yacht Club membership please contact us.  Below is the link to the application form. 


Reciprocating Yacht Clubs

Alexandra Yacht Club 

Ashtabula Yacht Club


BluffersPark Yacht Club

Brockville Yacht Club


Bronte Harbor Yacht Club

Burlington Sailing & Boating Club

Cathedral Bluffs Yacht Club

Crescent Yacht Club

Genesee Yacht Club

Island Yacht Club


Macassa Bay Yacht Club

Mimico Cruising Club

National Yacht Club

Oakville Power Boat Club

Oakville Yacht Squadron

Onondaga Yacht Club


Port Hope Yacht Club

Port Whitby Marina & Cruising Club

Pultneyville Yacht Club

Put-in-Bay Yacht Club

Queens City Yacht Club


Rochester Yacht Club

Royal Canadian Yacht Club

Sandy Beach Yacht Club

Smugglers Cove Boat Club

Thousand Islands Yacht Club

The Buffalo Yacht Club

The Oakville Club


Waukegan Yacht Club


Willows Yacht Club

Wilson Yacht Club