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Sailing Membership

Entitles the holder to sail in ALL Royal Melbourne Yacht Squadron on-water events. The club offers an exciting calendar of regularly hosted sailing events – many held in conjunction with other clubs around the bay. Click here to see upcoming events.

As well as the all the benefits of the lower membership categories, Sailing Membership also comes with an internationally recognised affiliation to Australian Sailing (AS). Sailing Members receive special Member pricing, discounts and Australian Sailing member rates with AVIS, Australian Sailing + Yachting/Cruising Helmsman magazines.

Another important benefit granted to holders of Sailing Membership is the right to vote in all RMYS elections and Extraordinary General Meetings, as well as use of the RMYS yard and our wheelbarrows. For more information on the benefits of Sailing Membership, contact the office on (03) 9534 0227.

Applicants must be over 18 years of age.

Monthly payment $79.50

Annual Fee $954

Membership Application Form - Sailing
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Proposers and Seconders or References

Applications for RMYS Membership must come with a Proposer and a Seconder. These need to be existing Senior or Sailing Members at RMYS for a minimum of 1 year.

If you do not have contact with Senior or Sailing Members at RMYS, please attach 2 letters of reference from referees (friends, family or colleagues) who have known you for at least 5 years.

Maximum file size: 52.43MB

Must provide two letters of reference. Referees must have known you for min. 5 years. May be family, friends or colleagues.


Monthly charges:
Sailing Membership: $76.45

Please note: On your first statement only, there will also be a one-off charge of $55.00 for activation of your Member Fob Key.

Membership FOBs are non-transferable. FOBs issued to individual members are for the member’s use only and must not be transferred or given to any other persons.

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We will not take any money at this stage. After you have submitted your application, a member of our team will be in contact with you to finalise your application.