Welcome to The Corinthian Yacht Club of Philadelphia

Mission Statement:
The Corinthian Yacht Club of Philadelphia is a premier private club, rich in tradition, promoting participation and education in all aspects of yachting.  The Club provides excellent facilities, services and programs for member enjoyment.


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The Corinthian Yacht Club of Philadelphia is a participatory club of individuals and families with an interest in sailing, sailboat racing, cruising, boating and trap shooting. Conveniently located on eleven acres of beautiful Delaware River waterfront in Essington, PA. Corinthian is one of the oldest continuously operating yacht clubs in the country.

Members enjoy three seasons of one-design club racing on Lasers, J22s, Vanguard 15s and Optimists; year-round trap shooting; semi-annual sailboat cruises on the Chesapeake Bay or one of the Club's many social and educational events. The Club also has a vigorous junior sailing program and learn-to-sail classes. 

Privileges of the club include access to the dining room and porches, parlors, outdoor deck, locker rooms and swimming pool. The waterfront services include docks with water and electricity, and a number of moorings and slips.  The Club also owns 2 Flying Scots and several canoes, kayaks and stand up paddle boards for member use.  Members enjoy reciprocity with the Yachting Clubs of America, as well as several other select clubs.  Boat storage is available on the property.

Wish to receive more information? Please click here to to fill out the form on the next page so we can respond to your area of interest or call us at 610-521-4705 to learn more about sailing Philadelphia.

*The Corinthian Yacht Club of Philadelphia is a founding member of the National Sailing Hall of Fame and Philadelphia Yacht Squadron

News & Events

Posted On 10/22/2014
Join us for Thanksgiving for our traditional Buffet.  Serving from 1-3PM.
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Posted On 10/22/2014
Join us on November 1 for a Prospective Member  Open House.  Bring your friends to meet other members, watch our Trap shooters in action and learn more about all that CYC has to offer.  Noon-2PM.
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Posted On 10/22/2014
Sunday, October 26 – Bates Motel - VIP admission (no waiting on lines) at General Admission Price. Three attractions include Haunted Hayride, The Bates Motel and Haunted Cornmaze.  BBQ in the ticket area before our adventure. Prepare to be scared and have fun!!
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