SHYC Bye-Laws

Everyone is welcome to  join in with our numerous activities and events planned throughout the year. You don’t need to own a boat to join our club. Our annual membership fees are currently  – full members (associated with boats) @£100 per person per year, social members @£84 per person per year. (VAT included)

Contact our Membership Secretary, via email at or call into the club and have a chat with any of our members. Just ask the bar staff and they can point you in the direction of a flagboard member who will give you a tour or answer any of your questions. You can pick up an application form from the bar or download it here. either send it to the Membership Secretary via email or give it to Sarah our Administrator.

Benefits of Membership:

  • Cheaper beer at the bar than elsewhere in the marina, also we are the only area that carries Harveys ale! – ;
  • Good deals for the Royal Sovereign Suite where you can hold various parties and weddings.
  • Dinghy  sailing 6 sessions for members adult and child at competitive prices. ideal to learn to sail before going out on something bigger. mainly undertaken in the harbour until you prove your competence. Vanessa and Rob Cottington run the dinghy training events.
  • Under 18’s are  free and will get their own membership cards if parents are members;
  • Social environment with panoramic views across the harbour;
  • Meet friendly like-minded people;
  • Free Wi-Fi;
  • Regular social events – quizzes, party nights, great food, ladies lunch and yoga for example.
  • Yacht racing and cruising in company; We actively encourage members to have a try at sailing. There are many skippers needing crew so once you learn to sail you would be offered opportunities to go across the channel, enjoy social cruises and other events. You just need to take that first step.

Members receive regular communications about club events and activities though our weekly newsletter.