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Carsington is a large friendly sailing Club, which welcomes all those who are wanting to learn to sail, those who have sailed for years and those who just love being in a sailing environment.

Come and visit us and see first hand what the Club has to offer. During your visit you can discuss your sailing experience and needs with our staff.
If you already sail and have your own boat, why not arrange for a Day Sail and try out the water properly.

For all members the annual Membership Subscriptions run from February 1st of each year and end on January 31st the following year.

For new members, some reduction to the Subscription rates are made from July onwards to take into account the reduced opportunity to sail and use the Club facilities. Details of this will be provided at the time of joining.

Once a member, you not only have access to our fantastic Club house, but can also sail boats from our hire fleet, subject to suitable experience.
If you do not have the necessary experience, or wish to improve your sailing skills we can also help you with our extensive range of formal or informal Training Courses.

Membership Types and Annual Subscriptions for 2021:
Family
Includes parents or legal guardians and any family children under the age of 18.£340.00
FullAn individual member.£275.00
StudentIn full time education and under 23 years of age*.£95.00
Junior
Under 18 years of age* and not included in a family membership; must be in the care of a responsible adult member.
£60.00
SocialAs Full or Family but non-sailing.£60.00
SailabilityA Sailability Member is a person who may only sail with Carsington Sailability.£60.00
Sailability Volunteer
Sailability volunteer who assists Sailability both on and off the water.£10.00
Guardian/Carer
Fulfills the role of a responsible adult, looking after an individual who needs help because of age, illness frailty or disability.£10.00
Winter Member
A person who is entitled to take part in the Winter and Frosbite series of races.
£100.00
Windsurfing/Windfoiling MemberDetails to follow£120.00
Radio controlled Model Boat MemberDetails to follow£60.00

* age at 31st August of the previous calendar year

Late payment charges apply if rejoining after March 31st or after April 30th

Joining Fee

There is an initial joining fee of £25.00

Berth Fees for 2021:
Small Berth
 (one boat)
£60.00 Suitable for most single handed dinghies.
Medium Berth
(one boat)
£74.00 Suitable for most two handed dinghies.
Large Berth
(one boat)
£90.00 This includes berths suitable for Cruisers, Keelboats and Catamarans.
Super Berth
£127.00. Suitable for multiple boats.
Cruiser Mooring
£145.00. For those wishing to have a mooring on the water in addition to a berth.
Duty Levy for 2021

Each member pays a duty levy of £60.00 per annum

Members then earn duty vouchers at a rate of £20.00 each which equates to a half day's duty.
Members may then redeem their vouchers against the following years subscription.

Duties that Members undertake:
>> Race Officer - Manage racing on the day.
>> Race Officer - Assistant - Helps race officers run the racing.
>> Safety Boat Driver - Patrols the water and ensure that sailors are safe.
>> Safety Boat Crew - Assists Safety Boat Drivers.

Barrier Card

The barrier entry card costs £10.00, which is non-refundable. Ownership of a card allows the member to gain access through the security barrier without having to wait for it to be opened.

Insurance

All Boats sailed at Carsington must be Insured for third party liability to a minimum value of £2,000,000.

Volunteers

We are very fortunate to have a small team of staff who work very hard to keep on top of the tasks in and around the clubhouse.

However, not all of the work can be done by them alone. We are always grateful for any volunteers who would like to help to bridge the gaps which keeps the Club running smoothly.

Daytime on Wednesdays and Thursdays is when this team of willing and able volunteers carry out a wide variety of tasks. 

If you have any particular skills or are just willing to join this team, please inform the office staff or any of the Flag Officers; we are always on the look-out for people who would like to help!

Contact Us

To join Carsington Sailing Club simply get in touch with the office, or even better come and visit. (Wednesdays to Sundays.)
Office Phone: 01629 540609 or click here to Email us.

To view Membership documents, such as Club Rules and Articles, please click here

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