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Join the SHYC

St. Helier yacht club welcomes visiting yachtsmen to enjoy our clubhouse, bar and restaurant facilities.

Who Can Join SHYC?
St Helier Yacht Club welcomes applications for membership from anyone with an interest in yachting, boating or other maritime activities. 

Why Join SHYC?
On the Water
We host a number of inshore and offshore yacht races throughout the year. Yacht owners can participate in our races, find crew and also novice and experienced crew can find racing opportunities onboard our members' boats.
Motor boats and sailing boats enjoy our cruising rallies to the other Channel Islands and France. You can join these relaxed and friendly events throughout the summer months.

Club House
Our clubhouse is located on South Pier in St. Helier with panoramic harbour views. Our large clubhouse has a fully licenced bar and restaurant where members can meet, socialise and share their sailing or boating experiences and knowledge with like minded enthusiasts in an informal environment. Our restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and evening meals.
We also offer members private function room hire at very competitive rates with various catering options.

Social Events
We have a fun packed social calendar throughout the year from monthly Bingo nights to formal functions and New Years celebrations.

SHYC Membership Benefits
As an RYA training centre, the club provides a number of RYA shorebased courses including RYA Day Skipper, RYA Yachtmaster and SRC (VHF Radio), First Aid at Sea and Sea survival courses.
We run talks on topics that are of interest to both racing and cruising members.
Members of St. Helier Yacht Club may apply for a warrant to proudly fly the defaced Red Ensign onboard their Jersey boat.
Our members receive discounts at a number of participating local businesses by simply presenting the yacht club membership card.

Being one of the largest yacht clubs in British waters we have a significant weight protecting boating interests in Jersey.

How to Join
Follow the links below to find out more about the membership application process. If you have any questions or require further information please contact the office on 01534 732229.

Membership Type2024 fee (payment by direct debit)2024 fee (non-direct debit payment)
Single Family£118£124
Overseas Joint£92£99
Overseas Single Family£73£78
Overseas Family£103£111

ORDINARY MEMBERSHIP - Applicants over the age of 18 years who are ordinarily resident in Jersey.   Couples may apply for joint membership which applies to married couples or partners in an established common law relationship residing at the same address.  

FAMILY MEMBERSHIP -  Family membership is available to joint ordinary and overseas members for an additional fee, members may add any children up to the age of 18.  

OVERSEAS MEMBERSHIP - Overseas Membership shall be available to those who are over eighteen years of age and are not resident in Jersey for more than six months in any one year and should have an overseas postal address.  

STUDENT MEMBERSHIP - Student Membership shall be available to applicants between the ages of 18 and 23 on production of evidence that they are in full time education at a recognised educational establishment or are indentured apprentices.


Membership joining fees have been reduced to a discounted rate of £25 per membership application; please add this to the appropriate membership fee.  This fee is waived for members elected in September and is not payable for Junior or Student members.

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