- Annual programme includes training, cruising, and social events.
- More events each year than any other club on the East Coast; 36 on average.
- Something for everyone – our cruises include weekend trips to local rivers and marinas as well as longer trips along the East Coast and across to France, Belgium and the Netherlands.
- Event organisers arrange activities, book berths, arrange meals and Host the event.
- We often Sail in company providing confidence and leadership for the less experienced.
- The focus is on boating activities, sailing and training.
- Club berthing rates at many of the Local Marinas and other destinations.
- Friendly and welcoming atmosphere.
- Children friendly under Parental/Grand-parental control.
- Informal and relaxed ethos.
- Incredible Value for money,
- Democratically organised for the benefit of all.
- Sensible application of our constitution, which is regarded as “guidance for the wise”.
- Financially sound long standing club.
- No financial risks or loss of premises threats.
- Companionship, friendship and Support.
- Membership categories to suit everyone.
- Pool of Crew to help you sail and passage make.
- Crew Training for non boat owners and newcomers.
- Join even if you don’t own a boat.
- Social members are very welcome.
- All types of boats welcome.
- Boats do not need to be berthed at Shotley Marina.
- Local Knowledge from members.
- Club office with resources for members – Passage Planning, Training, Reference, weather reports, Pilotage and much more.
- RYA affiliation = advice, support, information and representation
- Help with work on your boat – just ask.
- Exciting and vibrant new Website.
- Website at www.shotleypyc.org is updated regularly and is a valuable resource which includes information on weather, tides, local navigation and other matters of interest to the club and its members.
- A club magazine, the Crow’s Nest, is published regularly.
- Free Club Burgee on joining.
- Owner and Family membership is currently only £65 for the first year (includes a club burgee) and £50 per year thereafter. Membership is for Two adults and any family children.
- We don’t count Grandchildren as guests; they are family children and always welcome.
- Crew Pool membership is £25 per year and is for one adult only.
- Social Membership is £25 per year and is for one adult only.
- Children are very welcome to take part in all of our activities. Being under 18 they must be accompanied by a responsible adult at all times.
For more information use the general inquiry form under contact
To apply online for membership please complete the short form below and click submit.
A full membership application form can be downloaded from the link below and completed before posting or emailing as you wish.
Take a moment to read the Shotley Point Yacht Club Constitution and Bylaws before sending in your application form. These are regarded as Guidance for the wise!