Membership is open to everyone and there is no restriction on the number of members.

The following categories of membership are available:

  • Ordinary – for adults
  • Young Adult – for adults prior to their 28th birthday
  • Country – for members of three years or more who have moved out of the area
  • Affiliated – for members of other clubs affiliated to the RYA
  • Family – an add-on to the above categories for partner and children
  • Junior – for persons up to the age of 18 (23 if still in full time education). NB Junior members under 16 are required to be supervised by a non sailing parent/guardian whilst at the club

A separate boat fee is payable for launching throughout the season. Winter storage on site during the close season, if required, is subject to an additional fee.

For further information, please browse and/or apply for the available subscription categories on our WebCollect page or contact the membership secretary, Liz Stockdale

The Club is run by a Council of elected members – Click here for the present Council

Click here to find guidelines of the facilities available.

All members and visitors are requested to make themselves aware of our health and safety policies as detailed in the Bassenthwaite SC Health and Safety Handbook. A copy is on display in the clubhouse.

In accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation we have a Data Privacy Policy which may be reviewed from time to time. All members are required to confirm having read the policy which is to be acknowledged by the lead admin member for each membership family group on the WebCollect administration portal used by the sailing club. Members have the opportunity to withdraw permission to publish photos on the website or address details in the annual members’ handbook by ticking the relevant boxes on their WebCollect membership details and advising the membership secretary accordingly.