Visiting Boaters

Come by Sea or Land and Enjoy A Visit with Us

The Houston Yacht Club welcomes members of reciprocal clubs, guests of our members and attendees at the many private functions hosted at the club. We are known for our hospitality, beautiful view and fine food. We will do everything possible to make your visit with us enjoyable and hope your stay with us will encourage you to come back again soon.

Visiting yachtsmen should contact our office at 281-471-1255 to verify reciprocal privileges. Visitors from a recognized yacht club must present a current membership card at check-in. A guest card will be issued and all charges will be billed directly to the guest. Visitors involved in open regattas must check in with the office and present a Master Card or Visa Card for billing backup. Upon approval you will be issued a guest card valid for the duration of your stay. All visitors must respect the rules and traditions of the club.

If arriving by sea, please contact our Harbor Master at 281-471-1255 or VHF channel 68 to arrange for guest dockage. After tying up at the guest dock, please visit the Harbor Office promptly with your boat registration and insurance documentation as well as yacht club membership card to complete the registration process. Visiting yachts must display their yacht club burgee at all times.


Our clubhouse is open five days a week, Wednesday through Sunday. We offer bar and food service on those days. Please contact the Club ahead of time or Click Here for the hours of operation. 

The clubhouse also has guest rooms available for members and guests. The Front Office will be pleased to provide details.

Waterfront Facilities

For information about our harbor, please click here.

Slip Reservation Policy: Slip reservations may be made with the Harbormaster, but are available only on a non-interference basis with club activities and member usage.

Waterfront Amenities

  • Heads and showers are conveniently located.
  • Laundry facilities are available free of charge.
  • Picnic tables are located in the Beachcomber at the head of the harbor.
  • Fuel dock and pump-out are available. See Harbor page for details.

Guest Policies

Guests may use all of our facilities, including bar and food service, pool and waterfront facilities. The house rules of the Houston Yacht Club must be observed. Casual attire is acceptable, but shirt and shoes must be worn at all times while indoors. All visiting vessels must have holding tanks. No repairs are to be made to visiting vessels without express permission of the Harbor Manager. Visitors may purchase club merchandise except blazer emblems.


Coordinates: HYC Harbor Entrance
Latitude: 29 37.28' N
Longitude: 94 59.87' W

3620 Miramar Drive
Shoreacres, TX 77571

Harbor Manager: John "Cotton" Wolters
VHF Channel 68

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