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 9/10/2016

The Union Yacht Club and The Corinthian Yacht Club are collaborating in an "America's Cup Update Speaker Series presented by Tucker Thompson", hosted by the Union Yacht Club on Tuesday, October 4th. Reserve your spot for this presentation & 3 course dinner! 
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Posted On 9/8/2016

Come on down to the club to hear a special presentation of "The Commonwealth vs. John Eleuthere DuPont: The Prosecution of John E. DuPont "America's Wealthiest Murderer". Dennis McAndrews & Joseph McGettigan will share their inside exeprience of trying to prevail justice and take down John DuPont, the murderer of Olympic Gold Swimmer David Shultz. 
This event will also include a happy hour and buffet dinner following the presentation!
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