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 9/25/2015
Happening Friday October 9th, be sure to mark your calender! Sailing Scandinavia with Thacher Brown will be held at CYCoP. As part of our Speaker Series, it is sure to be a fun, informative event. Ever wonder what the seas are like on the other side of the globe? This is your chance to hear it straight from the sailors mouth! Make your RSVP's to memberservices@cycop.com or call the club.
Posted On 9/25/2015
Ever wonder what all that racket is down on the CYC Trap Range? This is your chance to be a part of the fun and support the CYC Trap Program! Our Opening Day Shoot & Prospective Member Open House is happening on Sunday October 11th. Bring your sunglasses as it is sure to be a beautiful day at the club and down on the range! Please make reservations to memberservices@cycop.com or trap@cycop.com to ensure your spot! See you on the range!
Posted On 9/25/2015
The Newport Bermuda Race is always an action packed race that boasts some great sailors and of course some interesting stories. As part of the Speaker Series, join us on Thursday October 22nd for John Rousmaniere and his Racing to Bermuda presentation.   Reserve your spot today! RSVP to memberservices@cycop.com or please call the club.