Application for Membership

Becoming a member of the RNC & RAYC entitles you to extensive benefits and privileges.  What is more, you don't need any experience of the Navy or desire to go sailing.  To become a member, please download and complete an application form, then send it to the Club. 

 Full Membership

  • A prestige, grade two listed Clubhouse with a fine collection of art, silver and memorabilia collected over 130 years
  • Membership equality for ladies and gentlemen
  • Year round social programme of formal dinners, club and sailing suppers and special in house evening entertainment on a regular basis together with theatre and other external visits
  • A superb food and wine selection at beneficial prices
  • Interest groups for those keen on wine, food, music and bridge
  • Use of the Club facilities for your private functions
  • Reciprocal membership of over 50 yachting and social clubs worldwide increasing every year
  • Extensive library of maritime interest books
  • Membership of a Royal Yacht Club with entitlement to fly the undefaced Blue Ensign
  • Comprehensive yacht racing, cruising and crewing facilities
  • Concessionary subscription rates for young and older members
  • Family group concessions
  • Six month's of free membership for all serving members of HM Armed Forces

 Corporate Membership

  • Corporate membership can be granted to suitable companies, professions and other business organisations. The size of the group would normally not be less than five, nor more than ten people.
  • Corporate groups have one Full Member with others being Associated Corporate Members for whom there is no joining fee and who pay an annual subscription rate of half that for a local single member.
  • Associate Corporate Members have access to the Club as though they are full members

 Associate Members

Members of the:

  • Royal Naval Sailing Association;
  • Association of Retired Naval Officers;   
  • Portsmouth Retired Officers Association;   
  • Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve Association;
  • Friends of the Royal Naval, Royal Marines, Submarine and Fleet Air Arm Museums;
  • White Ensign Association and The Anchorites.

may visit the Club up to six times in any twelve month period.

To talk about becoming a member, please call the Reception on 023 9282 5924