Join our RYA Champion Club and sail in the finest stretch of water in the UK.

We aim to provide a safe, welcoming, inclusive and professional sailing environment for people of all ages and abilities, both on and off the water.

Membership Benefits

  • Friendly club on the water’s edge
  • Full access to the clubhouse
  • Excellent dining & bar facilities
  • Regular social events
  • Club racing
  • Wide range of social activities
  • Reciprocal benefits at Royal & other clubs around the world

How to Join

New member applicants must be proposed and seconded by full members (who have been full members for at least three years and know the applicant personally).

Members are allowed to invite guests and you may want to visit the Club a few times before you apply for membership. Each guest is limited to six visits per year. If you don’t know any members you can contact the office and we will
arrange for you be shown around the Club and answer any questions you have.

We welcome new members from the age of eight.

Once you decide you want to join the club, download the application form and return along with your membership fee to our office. Our current membership fees and categories are shown below.

RNIYC Membership Form

Subscription Categories


Entry Fee Subscription
Persons residing permanently in Northern Ireland who have attained the age of 24 years.
£210 £435.38
Full Spouse
Persons who have attained the age of 24 years and are husbands, wives or co-habiting partners of full members.
£105 £217.69
Persons residing permanently in Northern Ireland who have attained the age of 18 years but are under 24.
0 £111.38
Persons domiciled in Northern Ireland in bone fide full-time education.
0 £50.63
Persons over the age of 10 years but under the age of 18 years.
0 £40.50
Junior Cadet
Persons over the age of 8 years but under 10 whose parents are prepared to accept the restrictive nature of this sub-category of membership for their child, the conditions of which may be varied by the Committee at any time as it considers appropriate.
0 £40.50
Persons residing outside Northern Ireland or such Members of HM Forces and others as the Committee may decide be elected outboard members.
 0 £55.69