On the evening of September 23rd, a group of young men met at the residence of Chalmers Burn and agreed to the formation of a Club for the purpose of fostering yacht sailing. The September 30th meeting fixed a Membership Fee at $10.00 and a first year dues at $6.00. The name of Corinthian Sailors Club was suggested as a Club name. At the dinner meeting on October 28th, the name Corinthian Sail Yacht Club was adopted. Temporary Officers were elected. Chalmers Burn as Commodore, Art Miller as Vice Commodore and Charles Parker as Secretary-Treasurer.
On December 2nd, the first annual election was held after dinner at Joe Muer’s Oyster Bar. Chalmers Burn was elected Commodore, Art Miller - Vice Commodore and Howard Lauhoff - Rear Commodore. The Constitution was presented, discussed and unanimously adopted. The members were actively looking for an old schooner to purchase which they could convert into a floating club house until they could find a permanent location.