Guidelines for Use of LBYC by Members of Clubs with Guest & Moorage Reciprocal Privileges
Long Beach Yacht Club is pleased to welcome members of Reciprocal Clubs that have been approved for Guest and Moorage reciprocal privileges to visit and enjoy the facilities of LBYC. LBYC was established in 1929 and has grown to exceed 1,000 members. The 10,000 square foot clubhouse was built in 1960 and conducive to warm and friendly social gatherings. The club's formal dining room is reputed to be one of the best in the Long Beach area.
Documentation Required for Admittance
Reciprocal guests must present either their current club membership card or a letter of introduction from the yacht club.
Upon arrival, please check-in at the Front Desk located on the 1st floor of the main clubhouse. If you arrive by boat after regular business hours, you may check-in the following morning. A copy of your Visa or MasterCard will be made and a guest pass issued. Please present your guest pass when purchasing food, beverages, ship store items, or slip fees beyond the 2 day grace period.
Purchases must be paid with Visa or MasterCard. Cash & Checks are not accepted.
Rules and Regulations
Guests are required to comply with all club rules and regulations, which include no use of cell phones inside the clubhouse, on the decks or the front porch area. In addition the Club is a smoke-free environment. Smoking is not permitted anywhere on the grounds of the Club or in the parking lot.
Guest and Moorage reciprocal privileges include use of LBYC's dining and lounge/bar facilities, ship store sales, swimming pool, locker room facilities and guest moorage. Moorage usage is limited to two separate seven day periods per reciprocal guest per calendar year. as defined in the LBYC Rules for Basin 4. (I could not find this in the last revised version of the Basin 4 Rules.)
For evening dining, an informal jacket and tie are traditional, but not required. For lunch, casual attire is appropriate, and reasonable shorts are permitted.
Never permitted anywhere in the Clubhouse except in route to and in the locker rooms are: tank tops, cut offs, wetsuits, foul weather gear, soiled working clothing, bathing suits, or wet clothing. The wearing of hats by men is not permitted in the dining room.
Common sense dress in good taste is appreciated.
LBYC is located in Long Beach at 6201 Appian Way on Alamitos Bay in the community of Naples. NOAA Chart #18749, N33 45.18' W 118 06.82'
The swimming pool is available for swimming all year. Between Memorial Day and Labor Day the pool is open from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Please note that the Junior Swim Team uses the pool from 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, Tuesday through Friday, restricting use of the pool in the mornings.
A lifeguard is present weekdays from 12:00 noon to 5:00 p.m., and weekends and holidays from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. There is no lifeguard the remainder of the year. The pool is closed on Mondays. For maintenance purposes a guest fee of $5.00 per day is charged for non-member use of the pool. Please bring your own towel.
The Club offers internet access. Please contact the Front Desk to acquire password log in information.
There is plenty of parking for visitors and guests just outside the member parking lot. There are several dock carts available for transporting provisions and trash. A permit is required for overnight visitors, and is available at the Front Desk. Cars parked overnight without a permit will be ticketed by the City of Long Beach.
If you require additional information, please contact General Manager Bret Coad, Director of Member Services Andrea Hart or Waterfront Director Rick Roberts during Club operating hours.