Frequently Asked Questions (FAQS)


General Information:
What is the purpose of the Pelagic Sailing Club (PSC)?

General Meetings:
When and where are General Meetings?
Can guests attend General Meetings?
Is there an admission cost?
Are food and beverages available?

Membership:
How does one become a member?
What membership levels or types are offered?
What does membership cost?

Awards:
What is the Commodore’s Award?
What is the Vice Commodore’s Award?
What is the Rear Commodore’s Award?


General Information:

What is the purpose of the Pelagic Sailing Club?
The purpose of the Pelagic Sailing Club (PSC) is to bring together competent skippers and crew for their mutual sailing benefit. The Club’s mission is to promote safety on the water, seamanship sailing, and good fellowship. This club is a great way to meet other sailors, to improve your sailing skills and, most especially, to sail.
See also: [About the PSC]

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General Meetings

When and where are General Meetings?
General meetings are scheduled on the 4th Thursday of each month from April through October and the 3rd Thursday (before thanksgiving) in November at:

Pelagic Sailing Club Ensign

Pelagic Sailing Club

Savin Hill Yacht Club Burgee

Savin Hill Yacht Club

Savin Hill Yacht Club
400 Morrissey Blvd., Fox Point, Dorchester, MA 02125
Latitude: 42.309292  •  Longitude: -71.044234

Directions: SavinHillYC.org/~/driving-directions.

Can guests attend General Meetings?
General Meetings are open to the public.

Is there an admission cost?
Admission is free.
Are food and Beverages available?
Pizza is served at the meeting (upstairs) for a small charge. Beverages are sold at the Savin Hill Yacht Club lounge (downstairs).

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Membership

What membership levels or types are offered?

  • Boat Owner: A member who owns a sailing vessel (usually 25′ or more) seeking competent crew.
  • Skipper: A member, other than a Boat Owner, who is competent as a skipper on PSC or other club boats.
  • Crew: A member who is competent to serve as crew for PSC Boat Owners and skippers.
  • Member Applicant: A candidate applying for PSC membership as a Boat Owner, Skipper, or Crew.
  • Boat Owner/Skipper/Crew applicant: A member applicant or full member pending evaluation as a competent Boat Owner, Skipper, or Crew.
  • Full Member: A member who was evaluated as a competent Boat Owner, Skipper, or Crew.

What does membership cost?

Per year:
$100.00 Single membership
$140.00 Couples (both members)

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Awards

What is the Commodore’s Award?
This award is presented to the Pelagic member, who at the discretion of the Board, has performed above and beyond the call of duty as a volunteer to the club.

What is the Vice Commodore’s Award?
This award is presented to the Pelagic boat owner or skipper who has provided his or her boat for the performance of the most boat owner, skipper and/or crew applicant evaluation sails during the season.

What is the Rear Commodore’s Award?
This award is presented to the Pelagic boat owner, skipper or crew member that has performed the most boat owner, skipper and/or crew applicant evaluation sails during the season.

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