Established in 2001, the Naval Point Club is the result of uniting the Banks Peninsula Cruising Club and the Canterbury Yacht and Motor Boat Club. The Club has over 800 members and is based at Magazine Bay, Lyttelton.
The Club has excellent facilities, is an all-tide sailing venue and offers many services to its members. A comprehensive member's handbook is published yearly listing the full race calendar, social and cruising events, membership, fleet registers, contact details and Club rules. The Club's active fleets include vessels from dinghies to keel boats, with substantial numbers of trailer yachts, catamarans and dinghies. As well as sailing vessels club membership includes powerboats and launches, waka ama and kayaks and is a venue for dragon boat training.