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).
  • RYA Powerboat and Safety Boat courses at discounted rates.

We can offer you ashore:

  • A well run bar with a good selection of beers including guest beers.
  • Galley facilities with appetising food after sailing and at weekends.
  • A clubhouse with free Wi-Fi 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 has members of all ages and backgrounds and welcomes new applications. The Club 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.

To apply for membership either fill in the Online Membership Form or complete the Membership Application Form and post it to the Club.