Membership

Founded in 1936, Chichester Yacht Club is a friendly club offering year-round programme of cruising, racing, training and social events. The Club benefits from a beautiful harbourside location with a large modern clubhouse which is a perfect place to relax and meet new friends. The sheltered waters of Chichester Harbour with convenient access from the Club offer the ideal environment for those learning to sail and an attractive area for racing and cruising. The Club has three sections: Yacht, Dinghy and Motor and members may be members of more than one section. Many members also use the excellent location as a base for radio-controlled yachting, canoeing, SUP and windsurfing.

The location and offering of the Club attracts a wide variety of members from Sussex, Hampshire, Surrey and London as well as the Chichester area.

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The sheltered waters next to the Club are ideal for learning to sail Relaxing on the Club lawn overlooking Chichester Harbour
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The Club hosts a number of Open regattas Cruising in company is a regular feature of the Club programme

 

The Club offers a range of membership categories for families, individuals and cadets/students. Special offers are available to those new to sailing (Learn To Sail), under 35s and berth holders of local marinas.

No boat is required to join the Club. There is a wide range of Club dinghies available for members to hire at minimal cost and there are opportunities to crew with other members in all sections. Club members will be on hand to offer help and advice if you eventually decide to buy a boat of your own.

Aside from on the water activities, the Club runs a wide range of social events including lectures, bands/discos, parties and formal balls, bridge, ramblers, wine tasting, screening of major sporting events and quizzes.

Sailing and Power Boating offer the opportunity to learn new skills, meet new friends and enjoy the thrills and relaxation that come from spending time on the water.  More on start boating from the RYA