Membership Information

Application Details and Fees

For 2022 the initiation fee is $6,000, and dues are $300 per quarter.  When you apply to Hobcaw Yacht Club you are required to pay a $1,000 non-refundable deposit. The deposit will be applied to your final balance once you become a club member.

Hobcaw Yacht Club currently has a waiting list. (Waiting list does not apply for Hobcaw Point subdivision residents with proof of residency).

When members are approved by the Hobcaw Yacht Club Board of Directors, they will have 15 days to pay the remainder of their initiation fee, first quarterly dues and the 2013 membership pool assessment for a total of $5,800. Please note, initiation fees are subject to change and are calculated based on the date members are voted in.

Membership requires 2 sponsors who are current Hobcaw Yacht Club members in good standing. To obtain an application please have one of your sponsors reach out on your behalf to our membership chair or the club manager: or

NOTE:  $1,000 is a non-refundable deposit due when an application is submitted

Membership Benefits

Membership includes, just to name a few examples:

Oyster Roasts

Monthly Supper Clubs

Monthly Adult Only Happy Hours

Food Truck Fridays by the Pool

Summer Pool Parties (Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day)

Children’s Holiday Parties (Easter Egg Hunt, Bike Parade, Halloween Carnival, and Cookies with Santa)

Swimming pool operated by life guards

Swim Team / Swimming lessons

Sailing Lessons

Annual Sailing Regatta

Private / Secure Boat Landing access

Waterfront play ground and park

Fishing Tournaments




Any individual twenty-one years of age or older who is of good moral character, who is acceptable to the membership, owns real property and maintains primary residence within the Hobcaw Point Subdivision.



Any individual twenty-one years of age or older who is of good morale character, who is acceptable to the membership and lives outside of the Hobcaw Point Subdivision. Non-residents elected after July 12, 1993 will be classified as nonresident associates.

Resident, Non-resident and Non-resident associates will be referred to as regular members as opposed to special category members.



Any individual eighteen to twenty-one years of age who meets the general requirements for regular membership and is the child of a regular or out-of-town member. Junior members shall not be included in the membership 1imimitation.



Any individual who meets the general requirement for membership and resides outside the Tri-County area. Out-of-town members shall not be included in the membership limitation.



Any member who attains age sixty-five and has been a member in good standing for at least twenty consecutive years may advise or be nominated for election by the Board of Directors to life membership. Life members shall not be included in the membership limitation.



Any individual who has made an outstanding contribution to the Club of community may be elected to honorary membership by a unanimous vote of the Board of Directors.


Below you can download a list of yacht clubs with we share reciprocity.  

The National Association of Yacht Clubs- Reciprocity .pdf

Hobcaw Yacht Club is a volunteer run and maintained club.  Not only is volunteering a membership obligation, it's also a great way to meet and get to know other members.  Please see the individual volunteering opportunities below.  Click the corresponding link to be redirected to a virtual sign up sheet.  See you around the club! 


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