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location:  The San Luis Yacht Club is located on the Avila Pier in Avila Beach, which is tucked in the northern bight of San Luis Obispo Bay, on the Central Coast of California.

weather:  Situated on a South facing beach with the prevailing winds and swell from the Northwest, the San Luis Yacht Club enjoys the greatest weather on the Central Coast. 

history:  The San Luis Yacht Club was established in 1937 with emphasis on boating activities.

moorings:  SLYC has one mooring available for vessels up to 56 feet, from April 1 through October 31.  Daily rental is ($15). 

pacnap: Points Arguello and Conception Navigation Award Program.  Click for more details about this exciting award.

reciprocal clubs:  Most yacht clubs in the Southern California Yachting Association (SCYA) who reciprocate with other yacht clubs in the area will do so on a formal basis.  This is typically done through an exchange of reciprocal cards, which are approved and issued on an annual basis.  This activity is  between two specific clubs who wish to offer the mutual exchange use of their facilities.  These reciprocal privileges are not intended to entitle guests "wholesale" use of the other's facility.

burgees:  It is a tradition of Yacht Clubs all over the world to have its members exchange burgees with visiting yacht clubs at ports other than their own.  The San Luis Yacht Club has exchanged burgees with many clubs in the far reaches of the globe.  Contact a board member or Bob Rollins our "keeper of the burgees" to find out more about the exchanging of burgees.

membership The new membership drive has concluded for 2019.  The next membership drive will be in early 2020, provided there are openings.  Look here for announcements in early 2020.

reservations:  The Clubhouse is for the use of SLYC members, their immediate families, and guests only.  Application for club reservation is available to members in the 'Members' section.


Recent Updates

  • New Burgee (Loch Lomond YC) added  (5-12-19)
  • May 2019 Foghorn posted  (4-29-19)
  • Jan / Feb Minutes posted  3-29-19

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