How to Join

Why become a member?

We can offer you on the water:

  • The best sailing waters in the UK.
  • A full racing programme for cruisers, Squibs and dinghies throughout the year with an experienced race management team.
  • A thriving cruising group.
  • An active cadet group and YOBs (Youth on Boats) class.
  • An annual Regatta and open series racing.
  • The use of two cranes and yard storage.
  • Good sheltered moorings in Weymouth harbour with easy access to sailing waters and no tide problems.
  • The chance to be a crew on club boats and to improve your sailing skills.
  • The support of fellow sailors.
  • Dinghy Sailing Courses, including RYA Level1/2 at discounted rates.
  • RYA Powerboat and Safety Boat courses at discounted rates.

We can offer you ashore:

  • A professional run bar with a good selection of beers including guest ales.
  • Galley facilities with appetising food after sailing.
  • A clubhouse with free WiFi and computer points in one of the most picturesque locations on the south coast.
  • An interactive club website.
  • Shower and changing room facilities.
  • A full social programme throughout the year.
  • Members’ discounts at local chandlers and other retail outlets.
  • RYA theory courses in navigation from Day Skipper to Yachtmaster Ocean at subsidised prices.

We also have a limited number of moorings for yachts and keelboats - more information

The Club welcomes new applications from people of any age and background and offers the following membership categories:

  • Joint/Family  - 2 adults and children £187 + £40 joining fee
  • Single £143 + £40 joining fee
  • Intermediate (age 22 to 25) £71.50 + £15 joining fee
  • Youth (age 18 to 21) £28.60 + £15 joining fee
  • Cadet (age 11 to 17 if not part of a family) £13 + £15 joining fee
  • Temporary Family ⅛ Family rate per week
  • Temporary Single ⅛ Single rate per week

From April 1st the subscription fee for new members reduces as follows:

Joining monthAprilMayJuneJulyAugust
Percentage of full fee payable60%50%40%30%20%

The renewal date for memberships is the end September. The joining fee does not apply on the Open Day in May.

Parents of all under 18 year olds must complete a parental consent form if their children are to be allowed to participate unaccompanied by their parent or guardian in any club event.