Joining the Orwell Yacht Club

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Joining is easy, the OYC welcomes new members, simply click here to submit an application online or download the membership form as a pdf file, complete and return it to the Club. You will be asked to come along to the Club to discuss what we can offer and what you expect from the Club but you will be guaranteed a warm welcome and we will try to accommodate your needs. You will become part of a Club dedicated to providing good services and facilities at the lowest possible costs and to join with some of the friendliest people sailing on the East Coast.

Membership Charges and Fees – There are two full adult classes of Subscription all charged at common yearly rate. Young people under the age of 25 years may join as Cadet members in their own right if they are not already included in Family membership. People who have been full members who live more than 50 miles away and who give up boat ownership on the Orwell may retain an association with the Club through a ´Country´ membership. An additional fee equal to one year´s subscription is also levied on joining the club (this is waived for Cadets).

Typical example: Member, partner and two children under 18yrs, 24ft Yacht, bilge keel

Annual Subscription £183
Registration Fee £ 48
Tender Registration Fee £ 41
Drying Pontoon annual rental £267
Winter lay-up, Causeway £ 89
Launch & Recover £ 104
Total £732

Alternatively, the deep water Trot Mooring may be chosen, increasing total to £770

In the first year there would also be the one-off Joining Fee charge

Show Club Fees 2023

 

Joining Fee (Single, Family)
£183
Yearly membership (Single, Family)
£183
Yearly membership (Cadet)
£33
Yacht/Motorboat registration fee
£48 per craft
Sailing Dinghy registration fee
£55 per craft
Tender registration fee
£41 per craft
Locker Annual rental
£42
Mooring Fees
Mooring Fee – if using own tackle, on the beach or creek post licence holder
£87
Causeway post mooring Berth (inc. Mooring Fee)
£172
Drying Pontoon mooring Berth (inc. Mooring Fee)
£267
River Trot mooring Berth (inc. Mooring Fee)
£305
Fore & Aft Berth (inc. Mooring Fee)
£340
Club owned swinging mooring (inc mooring fee)
£225
Creek posts mooring Berth (inc. Mooring Fee)
£378
Part Mooring Fee
(Applicable to members over wintering at the OYC and not having an Annual OYC mooring allocation)
£50
Creek posts winter lay-up 31 October to 31 March (inc walkway beach berth)
£121
Drying Pontoon winter lay-up 31st October-31st March
£75
Causeway Post winter lay-up 31st October-31st March
£35
Causeway winter lay-up 31st October-31st March
£89
Causeway Laying-Up – Summer (1st May to 31st September)
£58
Launch/Recovery
£104
 
Temporary Monthly Use of Moorings
Causeway post mooring/month or part
£15
Drying Pontoon mooring/month or part
£31
Trot mooring/month or part
£37
Fore & Aft trot mooring/month or part
£42
Creek posts mooring/month or part
£49
Use of walkway berth during summer period /Month or part
£49
Monthly Mooring Fee supplement
(Applicable to members not having an Annual OYC mooring allocation)
£12
Late Payment Fee
£28
Electricity Support Contributions
Occasion Use (Unplug after use)
£15
24/7 connection with an upper load limit of 240 watts.
£175
Use of personal meter.
26p/unit (plus £5.00 standing charge)
To be read by the member when vessel is launched or 6 monthly if vessel is connected 24/7/365 (Payments to Membership Secretary please).
Assistance with any calculations will be available, payments to the Membership Secretary.

For other Membership information please contact the Club Secretary