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; seasonal 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



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News & Events

Posted On 8/19/2016
Calling all CYC members; come down to the club for the exclusive Speaker Series, Inferno at Sea presented by co-authors Gretchen F. Coyle & Deborah C. Whitcraft! This Speaker Series will be taking place on Wednesday, September 21st and will include a happy hour & dinner pre-presentation with a book signing to follow. Don't miss out on the opportunity! See flyer for more details.
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Posted On 7/29/2016
All potential members & guests of members!
Come on down for one of our Prospective Member Open House events taking place on  August 24th, which will include a meet & greet with our special CYCoP members all while experiencing an exclusive look at everything we have to offer here at the Corinthian Yacht Club; ranging from our adult & junior sailing programs to our trap shooting contests & even the opportunity to sunbath by the pool. We have a lot to offer here at the club so we hope to see you pay a visit!
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Posted On 7/28/2016
All Members, guests of members & potential members:
All Hands on deck! Join us down at the club and take part in a grand tour of the historic Yacht America! Join the 139-foot yacht America as she embarks on a North American voyage as the official ambassador of the America's Cup!
America is an exact replica of the vessel that started the America's Cup tradition in 1851 by defeating the best the British could offer to win the Royal Yacht Squadron's "100 Pound Cup".
Take advantage of the opportunity & don't miss out on the fun here at the club happening September 1st & 2nd (Friday & Saturday)!
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