How to Join
The Club owns both the clubhouse site and much of the Mere, and this enables subscription rates to be kept competitive. The rates for the current season are shown below.
If you interested in joining Budworth Sailing Club you are welcome to come and visit us to get a feel for the Club. The best time is a Sunday afternoon when there are lots of members around.
If you already sail one of the classes we race at Budworth, just contact the relevant class captain for more details about that class. Details are in the "Our Fleets" section, and email addresses on the "Contact Us" page
However, if you want to try the sport, or are fairly new to sailing and maybe not committed to one class of boat, then you could consider joining initially as a crewing member, using your first season to familiarise yourself with the Club and the different classes of boat before making your final choice. Crewing members are most welcome and class captains can advise on the crewing opportunities in their fleets.
During the season members are required to carry out two or three duties, either running the racing, manning one of the rescue boats or supervising in the galley. Training is available, so do not think you will be out of your depth. A rota of duties is published in the Club Handbook and on the club "Dutyman" web site. This is not onerous, is a pleasant way of meeting other members, and understanding the wider aspects of race management.
Subscriptions for 2018 Season (^^ New Members)
|Membership Fees||Boat Place Sailing Fees|
|Husband & Wife (couple)||£226.00||Junior||£39.00|
|Family (Parents and all Juniors)||£264.00||Under 21/ Student (full time)||£52.00|
|Junior (17 or under) ++||£55.00||Raceboard||£33.00|
|Full Member – Under 21||£66.00||Multiple Boat Discount (on every boat)||20%|
|Student/Young Adult (full time)**||£77.00|
|Guardian of Junior (single or couple)||£17.00||Winter Boat Standing Fee – Storage (Adult)||£28.00|
|Country/Associate (individual or husband and wife/couple)||£28.00||Winter Boat Standing Fee – Storage (Junior)||£14.00|
|Entrance Fee (on joining only)||£45.00||Late Payment Fee||£15.00|
++ Junior Members: Those being under 18 on 1st January 2018, i.e. their birthday is after 31st December 1999
** Available for Student or Young Adult members who are in full time education or who are older than 18 years old but were younger than 21 years old on 1st January 2018, i.e. their birthday is after to 31st December 1996
^^ Membership opens 1st October 2017 for the Oct 2017 – September 2018 Season.