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.

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*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 7/23/2015
Corinthian Yacht Club is hosting an Open House for Perspective Members and guests that would like to come down and check out the club and what it has to offer. Happening on August 19, beginning at 5:30 PM, be prepared to bring your appetite for some good food, good drinks, and good times on the water at CYCoP! If you plan on attending, RSVP via memberservices@cycop.com. See you at the club!
Posted On 7/8/2015
Wednesday, August 12th at 1730 hrs the CYC is hosting the annual Caribbean BBQ Night with the Union League of Philadelphia! This has always been a blast and every year the event seems to get better and better! It is sure to be a fun filled night with good food, friends, and of course drinks! What better way can you spend a Wednesday night other than being on the river at CYC?! RSVP to memberservices@cycop.com to lock your spot in! See you at the club!