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1. What do I need to do to join?

Joining is easy, you do it all online. All you need is an email address. The process is explained in more detail on the 'Becoming a Member' page.

2. What types of membership are there?

The main membership category is Individual/Family membership which can include up to 3 people living at the same address and aged over 16. One member of the membership is required to be the primary member, responsible for the membership fee and adding the other members. The membership card will be issued to the primary member.

We do have a temporary membership valid for one month for those visiting the area who wish to join an event.

3. How do I add additional members to my membership?

As the primary member of your membership, you can add up to 2 further members who are 16 or over and live at the same address. Send a note to the membership secretary with the details of the extra person.   There is no additional cost for this.

4. How much is it to join?

The annual membership fee is currently £40 and covers up to 3 people in a membership.  Temporary membership is £10/month.

5. How do I pay?

You can pay by BACs transfer directly to the LLoyds Bank Account: A/C Name : Haslar Yacht Club Sort Code: 30-96-26 A/C No.:58048768

If you are a new berth holder and have a voucher please follow the instructions in the 'Becoming a member' page.

6. When will my membership run from and to?

We run a rolling membership so your renewal will be one year from your joining date. 

7. Where do members meet?

Members meet on the numerous events we organise throughout the year.  Please see the 'Events' tab for upcoming events.

8. What are the membership fees used for?

Our primary expenses are insurance, RYA subscription and website fees. The balance of the fees together with some financial sponsorship from boatfolk is allocated throughout the year to cover event costs and subsidise some activities for members.

9. How do I renew my membership?

About 1 month before your membership expires, you will receive a reminder note.  Members should log in and go to the 'portal' tab and push the 'Renew' button to renew your membership.  You will then be sent an invoice for you to pay.

10.  How do I add my boat?

Log into the web site and under the portal tab, there is a 'My boats' link.  Here you can 'add a boat'.  It would be helpful to fill in all of the key information e.g.  MMSI, Class/Design, LOA, Draught, Beam, Vessel Type (Yacht, Motor Boat, Catamaran), Home marina and berth as well as adding a picture.

11.  What do I need to do if I sell my boat?

Log into the web site and under the portal tab, there is a 'My boats' link.  You should see your boat listed.  Select the 'Ownership/Delete' tab.  Under the 'Has this boat changed hands?'.  Tick the box and select the 'Confirm' button.

12. If I wish to leave the club?

Send a note to the membership secretary telling them that you wish to resign.

Last updated 10:11 on 5 April 2024

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