Frequently Asked Questions
While members of the general public are welcome to the club on a casual basis, we require those who attend the club regularly to become financial members, for safety and insurance reasons for those sailing and to meet the legal requirements of trading licence. Membership is what drives our Club and is the reason we are able to provide the facilities, events, training and social programs that we do. By joining the RYCT you will not only enjoy the benefits but support the wider Club community into the future.
HOW DO I JOIN AS A MEMBER?
First you need to fill out an application form, available at the Club reception or for download online. You will need a proposer and seconder to sign your application. If you do not know anyone at our club, references from any other clubs will be taken into consideration when joining or talk to our friendly staff for further assistance. All membership applications are reviewed by the Board at their monthly meetings. This is a ballot process and takes two months to be approved. Once approved you will receive a letter confirming your membership and will be invoiced the applicable fees.
WHAT IS THE PERIOD OF MEMBERSHIP?
Our Membership year runs from the 1st May to 30th April.
WHAT IS THE HOUSE LEVY?
The House Support Scheme is a pre-paid credit that encourages members to use the Club’s food and beverage facilities more often.
- Each member will be billed $50.00 on the 1st of May and again on the 1st of November each year
- This will be a consumable credit on your account. You need to pay the invoice to activate the credit
- Your credit is to be used over a period of 12 months (May – April) on food and beverage at the Club
- The Club will invest unused credit into various capital projects to improve Clubhouse facilities