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New Member Information

Welcome to Crescent Sail Yacht Club!
We hope you'll enjoy your membership by exploring CSYC's full range of benefits and meeting many new people. If you have any questions, feel free to contact the Flag Officers (Commodore, Vice Commodore or Rear Commodore), Board Members, any member, or send us an email at joincsyc@gmail.com. If you want to jump right in and join now click here and start the process.

Membership meetings are the first Tuesday of the month at 8:00 pm in the clubhouse and generally run about one hour. This is a great way to meet new people and learn more about Crescent, and refreshments are served after the meeting. Note meeting are not held in July, August, and December)

Sailing Highlights
Monday Night Doublehanded racing is in June and August around a six mile triangle course, starting and finishing at Crescent's breakwall. After sailing, share stories of sailing renown with fellow racers at the Tiki Hut potluck, burgers, brats, and more!

The CSYC small boat regatta is a mid-June Saturday event in the late afternoon, finishing in time for sunset, dinner, and awards.

Thistles, Flying Scots, Lightnings, and Catamarans race on Wednesday evenings and Sunday mornings. A casual get together on shore follows racing, with theme parties sponsored by each fleet throughout the summer.

The CSYC annual DRYA regatta is in late August: it is the largest DRYA regatta on Lake St. Clair, attracting over 90 entries. Dinner, awards, and socializing in the evening allow competitors to relax while recapping a beautiful day on the lake.

Club Boats are available to members for an annual fee of $200 per year. Applications for club boat usage can be found in the member section of the CSYC web site.

Social Events
Event reminders will be sent out by email, and they are also listed on the web site Calendar page.

Friday night dinners are generally every other week. Watch for an email of the menu for each upcoming dinner, and to make reservations spots fill up quick!

The Commodore's Ball is held each spring in early May; all members and their guests are welcome.

Dues and Work Hours
Membership dues reminders are sent out by e-mail and are due December 1st and June 1st. More information can be found in the "Policies, Fees, and Dues" document.

In order to be considered a dry or wet mooring, Senior and Emeritus members must put in at least 18 work hours during the prior year. Mooring applications are on the CSYC web site.

Additional information
To get the most out of your membership, volunteer to be a Committee Chairperson. Chairpersons are listed in the front section of the roster. Contact any of the Flag Officers to volunteer.

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