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Reciprocal Policy



Old Dominion Boat Club

1.  Definition:  Reciprocity is the mutual exchange of commercial or other privileges; a relation of mutual dependence.

2.  Reciprocal clubs shall have transient slips available to members of ODBC.

3.  Members of reciprocal clubs are considered reciprocal guests of the Old Dominion Boat Club.

4.  All reciprocal guests shall identify themselves to the Club/Bar Manager on duty and present their current home based Club membership card and register their name and club affiliation in the reciprocal guest book. 

(Please note that the Club is closed after 6p to Non-ODBC members the first Monday of each month (2nd Monday if the first is a federal holiday) for our monthly Membership meeting.

5.  Reciprocal guests may not bring guests to the ODBC.  Spouses are not considered guests and the word spouse includes girlfriend or boyfriend of the reciprocal guest.

6.  Members of reciprocal yacht/boat clubs within fifty 50 road miles of the ODBC may visit the Club no more than six (6) times per year and no more than once per month.

7.  Reciprocal guests may not run a bar tab for food or beverages.

8.  At no time shall a reciprocal guest be allowed the use of the Club parking lot or a Club key card but shall gain entry into the Club via the Club's main entrance at 0 Prince Street.  Just ring the bell for admission. Reciprocal marina guests occupying a slip overnight at the ODBC pursuant to the M & B Rules are the exception and shall be issued one Club key card during their stay upon payment of a refundable deposit and the applicable slip fees.

9.  Reciprocal marina guests must first contact the Chairman of the M & B Committee to reserve a transient slip.  Transient slips for reciprocal marina guests are available on a first-come, first served basis no sooner than fifteen (15) days prior to the requested date of occupancy.

10.  Reciprocal marina guests are limited to a stay of seven (7) days or less.

11.  Reciprocal marina guests who arrive after regular business hours shall check in the following morning prior to 12:00 Noon.

12.  Though not specifically set forth herein, reciprocal guests are subject to all other Old Dominion Boat Club House and Ground Rules and transient boaters are subject additionally to all M & B Rules in effect at the time of the reciprocal visit.


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