Chesapeake Yacht Club

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4943 Hine Drive
Shady Side, MD 20764
38° 50' 12.4'', -76° 31' 53.18''
VHF Ch. 78
Chesapeake Yacht Club
Chesapeake Yacht Club
Chesapeake Yacht Club
Chesapeake Yacht Club
Chesapeake Yacht Club
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CYC is monitoring and complying with all communications and mandates from federal and state authorities. At this time, limited transient dockage IS AVAILABLE. The pool and showers are closed. Facial masks are required when in the clubhouse restroom areas.

The General Manager and office staff are reachable at 410-867-1500. Take-out dining is available to transients only during prescribed hours. Pumpout and diesel and gasoline fuel are available during normal operating hours as indicated on CYC’s web site

Once we open completely..... Relax by our pool and enjoy first-class dining when you dock at the Chesapeake Yacht Club!

The Chesapeake Yacht Club is located on the scenic and protected West River, on the western shore of the Chesapeake Bay area less than ten miles south of Annapolis. The marina is located just a short boat ride from many popular destinations such as Kent Narrows, Tilghman Island, St. Michaels, and Oxford. Chesapeake Yacht Club has 142 slips for boats up to 70’ and is a gated, secure marina that is professionally staffed and maintained. The clubhouse offers formal and casual dining, free WiFi, picnic areas with grills, a pub/lounge, an indoor kid’s area, ample restrooms and showers, and a guest laundry facility. You can cool off in the beautiful river-view pool, enjoy lunch and beverages at our poolside bar, and refill your cooler with bags of cubed or block ice! Diesel/gas and pumpout services are available onsite. Many marine services are available from nearby providers who are at the club on a regular basis. Chesapeake Yacht Club is the place to stay for a night, a weekend, or a season!

(The Chesapeake Yacht Club is a private membership organization with a Sec. 501(c)(7) federal tax exemption. The facilities of the club are for the sole use of members and their guests. Information presented on this public website shall not be construed as an invitation to the general public.)

Berth Capacity



Please hail the dockmaster on VHF 78 as you approach Green "5" marker in the West River
Minimum Approach Depth:6.0 Feet
Minimum Channel Depth:6.0 Feet
Mean Low Water Dock Depth:6.0 Feet
Mean High Water Clearance:0.0 Feet

Services & Amenities

Last Updated: Jan 23, 2024

Fuel Dock:Yes
Water Hookup:Yes
Boat Ramp:Yes
Swimming Pool:Yes
Groceries:Within 5 Miles
Pet Friendly:Yes
Max. Vessel LOA:70.0 Feet
Max. Slip Length:0.0 Feet
Max. Slip Width:0.0 Feet
Fixed Docks:Yes
Oil Disposal:Yes
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First class facilities, excellent food (Fri-Sun), and an awesome staff!

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Gorgeous surroundings, easy access to the Chesapeake Bay, great facility and a community of friendly people. Being in the "middle Bay" area gives us a good start to trips around the Bay as well as a head start when heading up or down the ICW.

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Too bad the upgraded shorepower outlets kept tripping all night while my boat was plugged in. I should have taken the offer to move to the fixed dock with the less sensitive electric.

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Great facilities, service, and food. It was our first time staying at CYC and we’ll definitely be back. Thank you!

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Just wow!!! Beautiful Marina, great pool. Great food fantastic!

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No complaints at all. Great hospitality, fun people, good food, nice club, good pool (not good for laps but perfect for just relaxing!).

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Fun stay, nice facilities and members were very welcoming. Marina requests that you dock by 4 pm, not a problem since the pool is nice and happy hour is at 5 PM. Great bar and restaurant.

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Excellent marina to visit. Nice dock facilities, great restaurant, attentive staff, and well maintained pool.

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CYC is a friendly club with great amenities and plenty of options for visiting groups or boaters traveling solo. Spacious grounds and greenery plus ample gathering space for cocktails or dining, indoors or outdoors. You can even watch the sunset from one of the rocking chairs surrounding the outdoor fireplace while enjoying a nightcap. Good dockside service and full amenities. Easy access from the bay and located within a few hours' cruise to Annapolis or popular Eastern Shore destinations.

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We chose CYC after visiting every marina and resort from Edgewood down to Herrington South - and it was an easy choice. We highly recommend the entire Chesapeake Yacht Club experience in comparison to a marina. The food is great, the service is fantastic, and the social activities are fun. Everyone here is very nice - the club has a culture of genuine hospitality, helpfulness, and kindness. As slipholders, we are also part owners, so we have a say in the direction of the club - more so than customers at a marina. We find it especially pleasant to be able to spend our weekends at the club and on our boat without the noise of nearby nightlife. We highly recommend dropping by and seeing the facility to anyone thinking of boating in this vicinity.

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I found found the food to be average, not great. The docks are in desperate need of replacement and the water depth is minimal at best throughout the marina. Wakes from passing boats made it down right dangerous on the southern side of the marina. The grounds and facilities are nice.

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Amazing location off the central Bay. Convenient to entire middle Bay. This is a great location that has achieved an amazing blend of friendly people, outstanding food and a clean facility. Sit by the pool bar and enjoy a nice breeze while you see a showstopper of a sunset.

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CYC is one of the best kept secrets on the Bay. Perfect location for heading north, south, or east on the Bay. There are so many great boating destinations close by. And if you don't feel like taking the boat out, the facility has all the amenities you need, pool, restaurant, Tiki Bar, Kids Room with games, and beautiful grounds. You will also find great people at CYC. We've been members of CYC for 16 years and can't imagine being anywhere else. Please come check out CYC for a weekend, you won't want to leave.

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Whether you're here for a night or the weekend. Be prepared to have fun and relax. We've been members for 8yrs. Our kids have grown up here. We've made so many amazing friends. Fun for everyone. Great staff. Warm and inviting pool. Awesome food in the restaurant or out at the No Wake Zone Tiki bar. Kids have their own Juior fleet room not to mention the many kayaks to use. Even the dogs are invited. Love that we're a gated/secure yacht club. Come check us out you won't be disappointed. Even the sunset is spectacular here!

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My husband and I have been boating since 1989. We started out at Mears marina in Annapolis. We are a 2 hr. drive and we have been coming every weekend (when in season) ever since. We found that after awhile Annapolis became boring. Arriving Friday, having to find a restaurant to eat (2 kids) every weekend became expensive and there wasn't anyplace to hang out other than the boat. They had tennis courts and a pool which was small a shared by the tennis/swim club and therefore croweded. They had a small club house that only the officers had keys to. Eventually a friend told us about CYC and we went down to visit. What a difference: Easy access to the Bay, St. Mike's, Annapolis and Solomens island A very nice restaurant A BAR for after the kids went to bed or they hung out in the kids room A nice private swimming pool with lovely view A "pad" with picnic tables, GAS grills, umbrellas so you could grill out comfortably at each dock. A outdoor wood fireplace with rocking chairs for cooler nites, and most of all FRIENDLY People. Guess what we were there to start our summer boating that April and that has been 17 years ago. Come visit, and look for Victorious on the end of Middle Dock

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I've been a member for five years. This club is the finest facility on the bay. The food at the restaurant is delicious, the service is first class, and the location is perfect for cruising to just about the entire bay. Whether you participate in the social events or are looking for a quiet place to get away, you'll find it here. Highly recommended.

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