St. John Yacht Club
St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands
Charter members included:
Jack and Laura Bosh
Bob & Joyce Leigh
Henry & Maia Mongie
Tommy & Frances Smith
And our first commodore
Over the past 36 years, the St. John Yacht Club has grown to about 80 family memberships, including full- and part-time residents. We are members of the United States Sailing Association, with full reciprocal privileges with yacht clubs all over the world.
Mission Statement (Section
2 of the
The purpose of the club is to encourage and promote the sport of yachting in the Virgin Islands; to provide a social outlet and bond for those who would follow the sea as an avocation and to provide the organization to give collective voice in support of measures and programs, the objective of which is the maintenance and protection of the marine environment of the Virgin Islands. The Club may also award scholarships for marine studies.
Each year we hold three or four regattas
Duke's Trophy – Near
Island Hopper – Near Cruz Bay, around the Pillsbury Sound Cays
Commodore's Cup –
More information and race dates can be found in the "Race Schedule" section of this web site.
Boats/sailors from anywhere are welcome to participate in the regattas. Call the Race Chairman at 340-715-2265 for information.
The St. John Yacht Club tries to hold monthly Socials during the high season for its members and their guests. Look in the "Next Social Event" section of this web site for information on what is upcoming.
If you are on
St. John Yacht Club always welcomes new members who
share our love of
Our Club Insignia – The Maltese Cross (see insignia above, info from Wikipedia)
The Maltese Cross is
identified as the symbol of an order of Crustian warriors known as the Knights
Hospitaller, or Knights of
Glory and honour
Contempt of death
Helpfulness towards the poor and the sick
Respect for the church