Membership

The sailors’ club

In a premier location alongside Brighton Pier on picturesque Port Phillip, Royal Brighton Yacht Club is one of Melbourne’s first Clubs, with a proud history stretching back to its’ establishment in 1875. The Club is firmly dedicated to promoting the sport of sailing with active programs in racing, cruising, women’s, youth and junior sailing. From absolute beginners to experienced sailors, or if you merely wish to enjoy the Club’s hospitality and facilities on a social basis, you are warmly invited to join Royal Brighton Yacht Club.

You are invited to join Royal Brighton Yacht Club to sail, swim or just enjoy our great facilities. We have a range of membership options to suit you.

Senior membership

  • Full use of all Club facilities
  • Gym / steam room / sauna
  • Reciprocal rights
  • 10% discount on all food and beverages*
  • On-site carpark – subject to availability
  • 50% discount on function room hire
  • Voting rights
  • Free WiFi
  • Eligible for Marina Berth / Hardstand /  General boat storage (please contact the Club for availability and information

A Senior Member may join their partner as *Social Spouse member (no membership fee whilst accompanied by a full Senior Member – Levy and fob key charge apply)

12 payments of $ 109.25 per month or $ 1,311 p/a
(One OFF: $33 FOB KEY + $26 METAL KEY CHARGE APPLY)

Senior Family Membership (per adult person)

  • Husband, wife/partner & children under 21 yrs.
  • Full use of all Club facilities
  • Gym / steam room / sauna (18+ yrs only)
  • Reciprocal rights
  • 10% discount on all food and beverages*
  • On-site carpark – subject to availability
  • 50% discount on function room hire
  • Voting rights
  • Free WiFi
  • Eligible for Marina Berth / Hardstand /  General boat storage (please contact the Club for availability and information

No membership fee for family member under 21 yrs. however, $57 Association fee per child + key charges apply (18yrs+)

12 payments of $ 85.17 per month or $ 1,002 p/a
(ONE OFF: $33 FOB KEY + OPTIONAL $26 METAL KEY CHARGE APPLY)

Crew Membership

  • Sailing, racing as crew
  • Gym / Steam room / Sauna
  • Reciprocal rights
  • 10% discount on all food and beverages*
  • Members’ Lounge
  • 50% discount on function room hire
  • Free Wifi
12 payments of $ 60.92 per month or $731 p/a
(ONE OFF: $33 FOB KEY + OPTIONAL $26 METAL KEY CHARGE APPLY)

Crew Plus Membership

  • Sailing, racing as crew
  • Gym / Steam room / Sauna
  • Reciprocal rights
  • 10% discount on all food and beverages*
  • Members’ Lounge
  • 50% discount on function room hire
  • Free Wifi
12 payments of $ 85.17 per month or $1,002 p/a
(ONE OFF: $33 FOB KEY + OPTIONAL $26 METAL KEY CHARGE APPLY)

Intermediate Membership (18ys to 29ys)

  • Sailing, racing as crew
  • Gym / Steam room / Sauna
  • Reciprocal rights
  • 10% discount on all food and beverages*
  • Members’ Lounge
  • 25% discount on function room hire
  • Free Wifi
12 payments of $ 25.00 per month or $300 p/a
(ONE OFF: $33 FOB KEY + OPTIONAL $26 METAL KEY CHARGE APPLY)

Youth membership (to 17yrs)

  • Sailing / racing
  • Eligible for dinghy storage
  • Eligible to participate in junior/youth training courses
  • Free Wifi
$ 174 p/a

Gym Membership

  • 24-hour access to Gym / Steam room / Sauna
  • Reciprocal rights to other relevant clubs
  • 10% discount on all food and beverages*
  • Members’ Lounge
  • 50% discount on function room hire
  • Free Wifi
12 payments of $ 82.91 per month or $995 p/a
(ONE OFF: $33 FOB KEY KEY CHARGE APPLIES)

Iceberger Membership

  • Sauna / Steam room / change room facilities
  • Reciprocal rights to other relevant clubs
  • 10% discount on all food and beverages*
  • Members’ Lounge
  • 50% discount on function room hire
  • Free Wifi
12 payments of $ 48.50 per month or $582 p/a
(ONE OFF: $33 FOB KEY CHARGE APPLIES)

Social Membership

  • Reciprocal rights to other relevant clubs
  • 10% discount on all food and beverages*
  • Members’ Lounge
  • 25% discount on function room hire
  • Free Wifi
12 payments of $19.42 per month or $233 p/a
(ONE OFF: $33 FOB KEY KEY CHARGE APPLIES)

* excludes functions

How to apply

  1. Fill out the appropriate application form. 
  2. Proposer and seconder – have two senior members propose and second your application. If you don’t know any senior members, we will help you find someone to support your application. (New Icebergers require a Senior Member who is also part of the Iceberger group to propose and second their application form)
  3. Ratification – your membership application will be displayed on the notice board and your nomination ratified at the next General Committee meeting.
  4. New members will be emailed a welcome pack.
  5. Fees and keys collection – after General Committee approve your application for membership, you will be sent an invoice. After payment, your key(s) will be ready to collect at the Club’s main reception

Reciprocal Clubs

Victoria
  • Royal Geelong Yacht Club 
  • Royal Melbourne Yacht Squadron 
  • Royal Yacht Club of Victoria 
  • Spring Valley Golf Club 
  • Woodlands Gold Club 
  • The Kelvin Club
Rest of Australia
  • Royal Perth Yacht Club 
  • Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club 
  • Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron 
  • Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania
  • Southport Yacht Club
Rest of the World
  • Manhasset Bay Yacht Club 
  • Republic of Singapore Yacht Club 
  • Royal Bermuda Yacht Club 
  • Royal Canadian Yacht Club 
  • Royal Dart Yacht Club 
  • Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club 
  • Royal Langkawi Yacht Club 
  • Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron 
  • Royal Port Nicholson Yacht Club 
  • Royal Thames Yacht Club 
  • Marina One 15 Singapore