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-For details on Cape Fear Yacht Club membership benefits,

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Welcome to the Cape Fear Yacht Club!

If you wish to donate to the Andrew Bates Memorial Youth Sail Fund, click or tap on the Venmo or PayPal images below...


The Cape Fear Yacht Club's mission is: 

  • Foster educational programs in seamanship, 
  • Encourage and promote safe boating, and 
  • Promote the public's interest in yachting and sailing

For more than a quarter of a century, the CFYC has adhered to these ideals, while providing members with engaging social opportunites and contributing to the local Southport and Oak Island communities through philanthropic endeavors. We pride ourselves in diversity of interests and focus on social values and responsibilities.


The Cape Fear Yacht Club (CFYC) welcomes sail and power boat owners and all boating enthusiasts. CFYC Members enjoy a wide variety of sailing, boating, and social events, most notably sponsoring the Youth Sailing Program, monthly Clubhouse Bar Nights and themed dinners and social events both at the CFYC Clubhouse and other venues.

CFYC is currently accepting Membership applications. 

Benefits Include:

  • Exclusive Social Events and Activities
  • Cruising and Sailing Adventures
  • Reciprocal agreement with other Yacht Clubs and discounts
  • FREE Clubhouse Rental for Personal Events
  • Seaman, Safety & Navigational Education with Southport's America's Boating Club 
  • Community Engagement & Sponsorship
    • Youth Sailing Program
    • Blessing of the Fleet
    • Annual Golf Tournament & Dinner Fundraiser
    • Adopt a Highway Project
    • Sailing Regatta
    • Southport's Wooden Boat Show

We hope you join us in the camaraderie, social activities, and support of the local community.

To join or request more information about membership, please contact us.