Dues & Fees

  • Membership includes unlimited use of the Clubs' outstations throughout the year

  • TBYC does not have permanent moorage at any of our outstations

  • The fiscal year for the Club covers the period from October 1st to and including September 30th of the following year

  • In addition to the Annual Dues, each membership must complete 12 hours of volunteer work throughout the year.  Members who are not able to complete 12 hours will be subject to an assessment of $400.00, due on January 31st with the Annual Dues payment.


Entrance Fees

Thunderbird Yacht Club currently has a wait list for new members.  However, new member applicants may prepay the entrance fee in advance to receive a special discount of $1,000 off the regular entrance fees of $4,000 - now is the time to join!

  • Entrance fees are $4,000 plus GST

  • Entrance fees are a one-time fee, applicable to all memberships and are due when submitting the application

  • Should the application not be approved, all money will be returned to the applicant

  • Any increases are determined by the Board of Directors each year

Annual Dues

  • ​Dues for 2021 are currently $1,150 per year plus GST for Active Members

  • Dues for 2021 are currently $200 per year plus GST for Social Members

  • Annual dues  cover the period of January 1st through to and including December 31st of each year

  • Increases are determined by the Board of Directors and reviewed each year

  • Dues must be paid no later than January 31st in each year.  Late charges will be applied.

  • New members are required to pay the full amount regardless of which month the membership begins, prior to September. 

  • New membership applications accepted after Labour Day will be pro-rated to the end of the calendar year​

Wait Lists

  • Thunderbird Yacht Club’s Active membership is capped at 125 Members. Once the cap is reached, any new member applications are put on a Wait List, in the order of receipt. New member spots become available when existing Members resign or move to Social status.

  • To reserve your spot on the Waiting List, a $500 non-refundable deposit must be received with the application and this deposit will be applied to Entrance Fees when membership is approved.  

  • There is no guarantee as to the length of time of any Wait List.

  • The membership cap is subject to review by the Board of Directors.