Joining the Orwell Yacht Club

Joining is easy, the OYC welcomes new members, simply fill in the membership form 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 three full adult classes of Subscription all charged at common yearly rate. Young people under the age of 21 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 16yrs, 24ft Yacht, bilge keel

Annual Subscription £134
Registration Fee £ 46
Tender Registration Fee £ 36
Drying Pontoon annual rental £217
Winter lay up, Causeway £ 65
Launch & Recover £ 91
Total £589

Alternatively, the deep water Trot Mooring may be chosen, increasing total to £604

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

Show Club Fees 2018

Joining Fee (Single, Family)

Yearly membership (Single, Family)

Yearly membership (Cadet)

Yacht/Motorboat registration fee
£46 per craft
Sailing Dinghy registration fee
£40 per craft
Tender registration fee
£36 per craft
Locker Annual rental
Causeway Laying-Up – Winter
Causeway Laying-Up – Summer (1st May to 31st September 2018)
Short haul for scrubbing
Mooring Fee – if using own tackle, on the beach or creek post licence holder
Fore & Aft Berth (inc. Mooring Fee)
River Trot mooring Berth (inc. Mooring Fee)
Drying Pontoon mooring Berth (inc. Mooring Fee)
Creek posts mooring Berth (inc. Mooring Fee)
Causeway post mooring Berth (inc. Mooring Fee)
Creek posts winter lay-up 31 October to 31March (inc walkway beach berth)
Drying Pontoon & Causeway Post winter lay-up 31st October-31st March
Fore & Aft trot mooring/month or part
Trot mooring/month or part
Drying Pontoon mooring/month or part
Creek posts mooring/month or part
Causeway post mooring/month or part
Part Mooring Fee
(Applicable to members over wintering at the OYC and not having an Annual OYC mooring allocation)
Monthly Mooring Fee supplement
(Applicable to members not having an Annual OYC mooring allocation)
Electricity Support Contibutions
Electricity charges – Occasion Use (Unplug after use)
Electricity charges 24/7 connection with an upper load limit of 240 watts.
Electricity charges – Use of personal meter.
To be read by member when vessel is launched or 6 monthly if vessel is connected 24/7/365 (Payments to Treasurer please). Minimum &£10
Assistance with any calculations will be available payments to the Renewals Secretary. 

For other Membership information please contact the Club Secretary