Membership Information

All homeowners in Newport Shores are Resident Members of the Newport Yacht Club, which means they are members of the homeowner’s’ association. This class of membership has yearly dues of $200 billed in January. Members in this class are not granted use of the Clubhouse facilities or participation in Club activities unless they are Active Members.

As of January 1, 2005, any purchaser of a home in the Newport Shores community is required to become and maintain their status as an Active Member of the Newport Yacht Club.

Most homeowners in Newport Shores are Active Resident Members of the Newport Yacht Club. The one-time initiation fee is $5,000, due at time of membership signing. Once acquired, membership may be kept even after moving out of Newport Shores, by continuing to pay monthly dues of $70 (plus tax), which are billed quarterly. Membership entitles the homeowner and their immediate family to use all facilities and to participate in all activities of the Newport Yacht Club.

Owners of marina slip licenses are required to become Active Associate Members of the Club. Associate Members are required to pay a $2,000 initiation fee and active monthly dues of $70 (plus tax) which are billed quarterly. Associate Members also have use of the Clubhouse facilities and may participate in all the Club’s activities.

Home Renters of Active Resident Member homes in the Newport Shores community may have Active Associate Member status through their landlord agreement and Board approval. Dues for Home Renters of Active Resident Member homes  are the responsibility of the homeowner and/or agreement of Homeowner and tenant.

Marina slip renters may choose to become Active Associate Members with payment of an initiation fee and active monthly dues and only for the time they occupy a home or slip.

All Members (Resident, Active Resident, Active Associate and Provisional) receive the monthly newsletter and have access to the Member’s website. Resident and Provisional Members may also attend certain special events such as the Fourth of July celebration and Commodore’s Ball.