The Members Dock is the center dock in the Guest Dock area in front of the main Clubhouse. The Guest Dock is the western dock in this area and is painted white. The rules of use are as follows from the SFYC Harbor Rules and Regulations.
SECTION VI – USE OF THE GUEST DOCK
The Port Captain, or in his/her absence the Harbor Master, is in charge of the of the guest dock.
Members are entitled to tie up their yachts at the guest dock not more than thirty six (36) calendar days per year, without charge, in accordance with the following rule:
a. Members may tie up their yachts at the guest dock a total of three (3) calendar days per month without charge. Commencing on the fourth (4th) calendar day during any month, such Member will be charged the greater of (A) $0.50 per boat foot per day, or (B) $15.00 per day, for the privilege of tying up at the guest dock.
b. A Member shall not tie up his/her yacht at the guest dock for longer than six (6) consecutive calendar days. After expiration of the sixth (6th) consecutive calendar day, the Member must remove his/her yacht from the guest dock. Yachts left at the guest dock after the sixth (6th) consecutive calendar day will be assessed a daily fee equal to 200% of the daily fee specified in Section 5.a(1) immediately above until the yacht is moved. If a yacht is not moved by the tenth (10th) consecutive calendar day, the Club shall have the right but not the obligation to have the yacht towed to a destination to be determined and to charge the Member all costs and expenses paid or incurred in connection therewith.
c. While tied up at the guest dock, all yachts that are Member-owned must fly the Club Burgee.
d. Members who do not have a berth in the Harbor and whose yacht is participating in a Club-sponsored regatta will not be charged for the use of the guest dock during the period the regatta is in progress, as the same is specified in the sailing instructions for that regatta.
Non-Members from Qualified Clubs that have been granted Reciprocal Rights may tie up their yachts at the guest dock with the written approval of the Port Captain or the Harbor Master, but only on condition that such usage does not interfere with Club activities and regattas.
Yachts tied up at the guest dock which are owned by non-Members must fly the Burgee of a yacht club which has been granted Reciprocal Rights by the Club, and the skipper of each such yacht must be in possession of a valid, current membership card the Qualified Club.
Charges for use of the guest dock by non-Members are as follows:
a. Day Use: No charge for the first three (3) hours, after which the overnight fee is applied.
b. Overnight Use: $1.00 per boat foot for each night.
Non-Members whose yacht is participating in a Club-sponsored regatta will not be charged for use of the guest dock during the period the regatta is in progress, as the same is specified in the sailing instructions for that regatta.
C. PORT CAPTAIN
The Port Captain and/or a Flag Officer may extend the stay of a yacht beyond the limitations set for in the House Rules and Regulations for good cause, and may adjust charges if special circumstances require.