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 Level 1/2 at discounted rates.
  • RYA Powerboat and Safety Boat courses at discounted rates.
  • Well maintained Club boats for use by members - dinghies and Squib.

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 in one of the most picturesque locations on the south coast.
  • Free WiFi and computer points in the Clubroom.
  • 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 plus yard storage for dinghies- more information

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

  • Joint/Family  - 2 adults plus children or grandchildren (age under 18) £198
  • Single - 1 adult plus children or grandchildren (age under 18) £151
  • Intermediate (age 22 to 29) £75.50
  • Youth (age 18 to 21) £30.20
  • Cadet (age 9 to 17) if not part of an adult membership £13

We do not charge an entrance fee when joining our Club for the first time !

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

Joining monthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAug
Reduced by10%20%30%40%50%60%70%80%

  • The renewal date for memberships is the end of September
  • Joining in September costs an annual subscription and includes the following subscription year
  • The Club holds an 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.


Temporary Membership

We also offer the following temporary membership categories:
  • Temporary Dinghy Sailor - per day, bring your own boat for racing, includes yard storage - Singlehander £10 - Doublehander £15
  • Temporary Family ⅛ Family rate per week
  • Temporary Single ⅛ Single rate per week
To apply please contact us at memsec@wsc.org.uk