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Sierra Point Yacht Club 


Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is the Club's guest policy?

    In order to comply with California's Alcohol Beverage Control (ABC) rules, all visitors to our Club must be a member-in-good-standing of a reciprocal Yacht Club or bona fide guests of an SBYC member. If you are a guest, your sponsoring member must be physically present at the Club in order to be served at the bar. When visiting, all guests must sign our guest book and wear a guest badge.

  • Do we have reciprocity with other Yacht Clubs?

    Reciprocity is a written agreement between Yacht Clubs that states that visiting members of the signatory Clubs will be provided the same rights and privileges as their own members. This is necessary, per ABC rules, in order to serve alcohol to members of visiting Yacht Clubs. Most Bay Area Yacht Clubs have a reciprocity agreement in place.

  • Can I reserve or rent the Club for private events?

    Review the Club Usage Policy.  Then contact the Rear Commodore to contact to schedule use of the clubhouse.  Email to

  • Why can't I take my beer/drink down to my boat?

    In order to comply with ABC regulations, all alcohol purchased at the Club must be consumed on the premises. You cannot purchase alcohol to take off-premises, opened or not. In addition, you cannot bring alcohol into the club.

  • How do I reserve a slip for the weekend?

    All slips must be arranged through the Harbor Master. Both guest/transient berthing and organized group (cruise-in) reservations are available.

  • How do I make arrangements for a cruise-in?

    The Port Captain is the person that cruise-ins need to contact to schedule use of the clubhouse. Email to


  • Are children allowed in the Club?

    Children are welcome in the Club when in the company of an adult.

  • How can I sign up to crew on someone's boat?

    Check the Racing Forum.  Show up with your gear before a race, ask around & put your name on the board. You can also ask any of the Race Committee on the Club's deck before the race.

  • How do I change my address, phone, etc?

    If you need to put in a change of address, phone, membership status or whatever:

    • Login to, and click Profile next to the Logout button
    • Within the Personal Info section, click on the Contact Info button
    • Enter your updates/corrections
    • Click on the Save button at the bottom of the form to store your changes, or click on the Cancel button to abandon your changes.
    • Click on other buttons to explore additional functionality.
    • Click on the Home button to return to Main Menu.


  • Where is my membership card?

    Please read the Membership Card Instructions document in the Documents folder. (Members will need to login)

  • How do I use the website?

    A general overview of the features of the website for members is in the Forum: How to Use the Website. Click to visit the forum (Members will need to login)

  • How do I register for an event?

    To register for an event, first log in.  Find the event on the Calendar and click the Register Now button.  Follow the detailed instructions in the Events entry in the Forum: How to Use the Website. Click to visit the forum (Members will need to login)