How To Join

Come along and experience all that our club has to offer

Thinking about getting into Sailing?

Its cheaper and easier than you think!
Ages 9-80 and of all abilities, anybody can do it.

To learn more about our club and what we can offer please come along to a club sailing day (ideally at least 60 minutes before the race starts) and ask at the club house– the helpers there will introduce you to our committee members who you will find to be a great source in answering any of your questions or email

See our sailing calendar for club sailing days and times

Membership to CBYC gives you:

  • Access to the club facilities on sailing/race days
  • The ability to sign up for our courses and attend our events
  • Friendly advice and support from other club members
  • Use of the club’s fleet of Optimists and Sunbursts (on an as available basis at a minimal charge)
  • The opportunity to be part of a great group of people
Membership includes affiliation with Yachting New Zealand.
Volunteers are always welcome, training can be provided where needed. You don't have to be a sailor to join in.

More details are outlined within our Membership Application Form which can be downloaded here

Membership Subscription: 2014/15 season

 Family  2 Adults & Children under 18yrs of age
 $ 270.00
 Senior  Person 18yrs of age & over
 $ 150.00
 Junior  Under 18yrs of age & full time student
 $ 120.00
 Junior aged 9 -14 years of age
 $ 200.00
 Associate  Non Sailing
 $ 50.00
*No additional charges are applicable for club sailing days
*Entry fees apply for CBYC New Years Regatta.
*Some events may have additional charges i.e. Club Camp
*Learn to Sail subscription includes use of club supplied plastic Optimists, life jackets and Yachting New  Zealand log books.

Other Services:

Boat Storage
 Subject to availability per boat
 $   50.00
Sunburst  Use of boat per sailing day
 $   10.00
Firebug  Use of boat per sailing day  $     5.00
*Use of club boats is based on returning boats in condition as supplied