RCYC DRESS CODE


The RCYC Dress Code is intended to maintain the standards and traditions of the Club.  Members and their guests are invited, and strongly encouraged, to embrace the spirit and intent of the Club's Dress Code. In general terms, Members are asked to wear smart looking attire including collared shirts, trousers and shorts free from rips, tears, and frays. Not permitted is blue denim, athletic wear, beach wear or shorts/skirts shorter than 3 inches from the knee.  
 
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Dress standards for Launches

Gentlemen’s Proper Attire

The minimum dress requirement for gentleman is smart casual (ie. a shirt with collar and sleeves, pants or shorts no more than 3 inches from the knee). Note: blue denim and sports attire are not considered appropriate attire.
 

Ladies Proper Attire

The minimum dress requirement for ladies is smart casual (ie. A dress, skirt, pants or shorts no more than 3 inches above the knee). Note: blue denim, short shorts, mini-skirts and sports attire are not considered appropriate attire.
 

Juniors

Juniors aged ten and over shall dress in accordance with the adult regulations. Children aged nine and under should wear neat and clean casual clothes.
 



Formal Areas of the Club

(a) Gentlemen’s Proper Attire

The minimum dress requirement for gentleman is smart casual (ie. a shirt with collar and sleeves, pressed slacks or trousers, Bermuda shorts with knee hose). Note: blue denim, shorts and sports attire are not considered appropriate attire.
Sport Jackets, blazers or business suits are encouraged and may be required for certain Club events or activities with advance notice.

(b) Ladies Proper Attire

The minimum dress requirement for ladies is smart casual (ie. A dress, skirt, divided skirts, slacks or trousers). Note: blue denim, short shorts, mini-skirts and sports attire are not considered appropriate attire.

There are no restrictions against spaghetti straps or otherwise strapless dresses or gowns.

(c) Juniors

Juniors aged ten and over shall dress in accordance with the adult regulations. Children aged nine and under should wear neat and clean casual clothes.
 


 

Dress Regulations:

For the purpose of these Dress Regulations, formal and informal areas of the Club are defined as follows:

Formal areas of the Club

Island: Front Hall, Lounge, Patricia Room, Ballroom, Dining Room, Ballroom Verandah, Flagship Room and Commodores’ Room.

City: Model Room, Foyer, Dining Room, Commodores’ Room, Canada Room, and Mezzanine Gallery

Informal areas of the club

Island: Sailors Bar, Bistro North, and Ovens’ Room
City: Galley, Crown & Beaver, Chart Room, and Fleet Room

Special events:

Each special event will be advertised with its own dress code.

Hats:

Hats are not to be worn in either of the clubhouses including Bistro verandah unless the hat is part of a lady's attire.