The spirit of volunteerism is a core tenet of our club and one which underpins our governance, management and commitment to preserving beloved traditions for generations to come. For new members, joining a committee is a great way to become integrated into the club and forge friendships that will last a lifetime. Get involved - you'll be glad you did!
Our Membership Committee consists of five members who investigate all applicants for membership and personally interview the same. The Committee supervises the conduct of the membership in general and oversees the Hospitality Committee, which welcomes new members at Club functions and assists them in getting acquainted with members.
Our House Committee supervises the management of the the R to R Room, Commodore's Lounge and Junior Bar, the procuring and duties and activities of the stewards generally, opening and closing of the Club daily and for the season and any duties of a like nature.
Service, Events & Activities (SEA) Committee
The Service, Events & Activities (SEA) Committee assists at and enhances many club functions and activities, both social and sailing. They support traditional LYC activities such as the Opening Day Cocktail Party, 4th of July Party, Champagne Breakfast, Past Commodore’s Dinner and Closing Cocktail Party.
The SEA provides a great opportunity to renew old acquaintances, meet new friends and become involved in LYC activities!
Regatta Planning Committee
The Regatta Committee, consisting of five members, supervises and controls all racing activities.
Building & Grounds Committee
The Building & Grounds Committee is responsible for the physical maintenance, repairs and improvements of the club building and grounds, other than the docks and marina.
Junior Activities Committee
The Junior Activities Committee establishes a schedule for social functions for our junior members and is responsible for all equipment pertaining to junior activities (except club-owned boats).
Junior Sailing Committee
The Junior Sailing Committee is comprised of at least two members who are appointed annually by the Commodore.
The Communications Committee disseminates news, announcements and the results of social and sporting events at the Club. The Committee also publishes The Scuttlebutt, our weekly newletter that keeps members apprised of the many happenings at and around the Club.
Trophy & Awards Committee
The Trophy & Awards Committee procures the various new trophies and supervises the repair and return of perpetual trophies.
Docks & Channels Committee
The Docks & Channels Committee, chaired by the Rear Commodore, is responsible for the care and maintenace of the Club's docks, channels and marina.
The Commodore annually appoints a five-member Nominating Committee at the first regular membership meeting of the club.
The Planning Committee determines the present and future capital improvement needs of the Club, investigates such needs and makes recommendations to the Board of Governors regarding such improvements.
The Historian Committee is responsible for documenting, preserving and displaying the history of Lavallette Yacht Club.
The Yearbook Committee publishes the annual LYC Directory and Yearbook and performs associated duties.
The Extenders Committee coordinates activities at the club before and after the official season.
Boat Engineers Committee
The Boat Engineers Committee, chaired by our Fleet Captain, maintains all of the power boats owned and operated by the Club.