Dana West Yacht Club

 

The Best Little Yacht Club on the West Coast

 

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Welcome To DWYC

Thank you for visiting! We are currently offering meals and beverages for take out only until further notice due to the COVID-19 virus. Please revisit our website for updates or click to the “stay connected” page for more information. 

About DWYC

DWYC is a Southern California Yachting Association Senior Club that offers it’s members and guests unbeatable services and activities. We’re famous for our hospitality, incredible dining experience, top-shelf bar service and hosting fun and entertaining social events. We invite you to click through the webpages and familiarize yourself with our menus, event calendar (below), on the water activities and how you can join the Dana West Yacht Club family. 

Vice Commodore Molly Dearing                      Commodore Hydee Riggs                                                Rear Commodore Nina McNeely

 

Only the Best

Fresh Ingredient, Tasty Meals

DANA WEST YACHT CLUB offers a delectable selection of Take Out menu items for lunch and dinner.  Enjoy one of our gourmet high-top “Burgers Your Way” or a tender Prime Filet Mignon.  On Sunday, order for our mouth-watering Prime Rib.  Have a serious appetite? Try the Captain’s Cut.

Seasonal Daily Specials

Executive Chef Joel creates a fresh variety of dinner specials each week that you can enjoy at home, on the boat or picnicking in the harbor. This is in addition to our daily menu that offers a wide selection of delicious, freshly prepared dishes for lunch and dinner.

 

Beverages To-Go

Bar Manager George Moreno, and Mixologist Mike and Kris are standing by to pour you a glass – or pull your favorite bottle – of wine, draft or bottled beer, and cocktails of your pleasure to accompany your Take-Out meal.*

*Alcoholic Beverages cannot be consumed on DWYC premises.

 

Cruising

DWYC has one of the most active programs in Southern California, visiting destinations up and down the coast. This includes annual cruises to Catalina Island’s Isthmus and Avalon annually, and extended cruises to Channel Islands, San Diego and beyond.

Weather seminars, cruising destination presentations and burgee exchanges with clubs members have visited are part of the program.

Racing

Dana Point offers some of the best competition in Area J with winds ranging from low to high challenging any racer on the course. We host a friendly two-man series, harvest moon series, weekly summer evenings, and a 3-day charity regatta benefitting American Cancer Society.

DWYC is also represented in regional regattas, championships and international races.

Anglers

Fishing at DWYC is for both the y0ung and the young at heart! A fun live and learn charter on the water for the kids is the perfect experience, while the adult DWYC Anglers fish competitively in tournament throughout the year. 

Social 

There are more parties and events at the clubhouse than you can imagine!  Please see the master calendar for all the details.

Popular activities are karaoke, weekly game nights, sports viewing, dinghy poker, and planned parties that often include live music, dancing, costumes and prizes. Of course there is also holiday celebrations, such Mother’s Day and Easter Brunch, and Father’s Day BBQ.

Charity Regatta

Sailing for Life” ™was conceived and first established as the theme for Dana West Yacht Club’s 23rd Annual Charity Regatta hosted on June 4-6, 2021, in support of the American Cancer Society.

Together, DWYC and the ACS invite other yacht clubs, sailing organizations and generous sailors to adopt “Sailing for Life” as the theme for one of their fundraising events or other boating-related charitable efforts.

Youth Sailing

Our Dana West Youth Sailors sail a variety of boat styles, including RS Teras, Lasers, CFJ’s.  We host Summer Camps for all skill levels, ages 8-18, as well as year-round Intermediate and High Performance racing training programs.  Our Junior sailors participate in local regattas throughout the year.  Our programs are open to our members, as well as the community!!  

 

SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE!

Our Events

DWYC has a full calendar of events and activities taking place all year. Check out Master Calendar for the latest on what is happening at the Club, on the water and around the harbor regularly!

Clubhouse & Bar

The Clubhouse & Bar are currently closed until further notice.

The Patio is Open as a Waiting Area for Take Out Orders Only.

Kitchen Hours

for Take Out

Thursday: 12pm to 7pm

Friday: 12pm to 7pm

Saturday: 12pm to 7pm

Sunday: 12pm to 7pm

CLOSED: Monday thru Wednesday

Interested in Membership?

 

Do you have questions and want to learn more about membership options or the application process?