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)

11 payments of $ 121.92 per month + a $ 200 upfront levy to use on food/beverages & club merchandise

or

$ 1,511 p/a including a $ 200 upfront levy to use on food/beverages & club merchandise
(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+)

11 payments of $ 95.13 per month + a $ 200 upfront levy to use on food/beverage & club merchandise

or

$ 1,222 p/a including a $ 200 upfront levy to use on food/beverages & club merchandise
(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
11 payments of $ 95.13 per month + a $ 200 upfront levy to use on food/beverage & club merchandise

or

$1,222 p/a including a $200 upfront levy to use on food/beverages & club merchandise
(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
11 payments of $ 92.63 per month + a $ 200 upfront levy to use on food/beverage & club merchandise

or

$ 995 p/a including a $ 200 upfront levy to use on food/beverages & club merchandise
(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
11 payments of $ 92.63 per month + a $ 200 upfront levy to use on food/beverage & club merchandise

or

$ 782 p/a including a $ 200 upfront levy to use on food/beverage & club merchandise
(ONE OFF: $33 FOB KEY CHARGE APPLIES)

Icebergers Day Pass

RBYC is delighted to introduce a new Icebergers Day Pass. This pass is the perfect opportunity to dip your toes in the water as the weather improves to see if you fancy joining the Brighton RBYC Icebergers. The Icebergers are an iconic part of the swimming landscape at Brighton and a valued group of our membership base at RBYC.

  • The pass allows for 20 swims over a one year period*
  • Should participants decide to become an RBYC member the $200 day pass fee will be credited to new RBYC Icebergers membership**
  • Participants to complete RBYC membership form including swimming history and gain RBYC Icebergers swimming competency approval so an induction to the Brighton Icebergers can be completed
  • Payment via RBYC office for direct deposit or credit card
  • A red coloured name tag will be provided (by office) and to be used by participant on Icebergers swimming board to track swims

* Swimmers need to provide evidence of swimming capability and RBYC Icebergers waiver form signed. Pass can only be purchased once.
** For membership in the current year or following year only

$ 220

Social Membership

  • Reciprocal rights to other relevant clubs
  • 10% discount on all food and beverages
  • Members’ Lounge
  • 50% discount on function room hire
  • Free Wifi
11 payments of $21.97 per month + a $200 upfront levy to use on food/beverage & club merchandise

or

$ 433 p/a including a $ 200 upfront levy to use on food/beverages & club merchandise
(ONE OFF: $33 FOB KEY KEY CHARGE APPLIES)

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