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Become a Member

Why join?

Royal Melbourne Yacht Squadron knows there is nothing better than finding a home away from home. A community of people, who like you are looking to get the most out of life – in their friendship and professional lives, through to the opportunity to be part of a crew on our race days and our vibrant social events.  A family friendly environment in which you can relax and enjoy a beautiful meal overlooking the picturesque Port Phillip and Melbourne city.

So why not come down and join us? See for yourself why our members tell you “there is no place quite like RMYS”.  You will also receive a free drink on your birthday.

The membership process

All applications must be proposed and seconded by current Full Members, or be accompanied by two written character references. Your name will then be displayed on the club’s noticeboard for a period of two weeks.

Prospective members attend a membership meeting, where they will be given information about the club including their rights, responsibilities, and, if applicable, an access key fob. Once prospective members have submitted their completed application and nomination form, the office will let you know the date and time of the next membership meeting.

Junior and absentee members are not issued with an access fob.

Membership Category
Compare different types of membership categories and select the one that best suits you.

Monthly payment $97.33

Must be over 18 years of age. All boat owners must be a senior member. Member shall be entitled to all the privileges of the squadron
Annual Fee $1167.94

Monthly payment $61.63

Must be over 18 years of age. Members shall be entitled to sail in all Squadron events.

Annual Fee $739.54

Monthly payment $29.75

18-29 years of age. Members shall be entitled to sail in all Squadron events.
Annual Fee $357.04

Monthly payment $29.75

Must be over 18 and be the married/de facto partner of a senior member. Entitled to the same rights and privileges as a sailing member
Annual Fee $357.04

Monthly payment $126.65

The whole family. Comprises of one senior member, one associate member, their children and grandchildren between ages of 6 and 18. Same rights apply as senior, associate and junior member.
Annual fee $1519.84

Monthly payment $14.87

Must be over 18. With the exception of 3 squadron inter club / Twilight races per year, you cannot sail as crew on yachts in a squadron event

Annual Fee $178.46

Membership Benefits
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For further information please feel free to contact the RMYS office at 03 9534 0227 or members@rmys.com.au.