Group Members


General Information

BLYM offers group membership to Schools, Universities, Youth Groups, Scouts, Guides and other similar organisations who wish to benefit from the facilities.

Groups with their own RYA instructors, classed as Self Managed Groups, can have independent access to BLYM and our fleet of dinghies and rescue boats at any time, subject to availability. Fees for use of the facilities are invoiced to the group at the end of each season.

Groups requiring instructor oversight, classed as Managed Groups, can be supported by BLYM and we will work with you to establish your needs. Please contact our Groups Administrator for details via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. We can run a range of sessions from evening sailing to an RYA course to other activities such as raft building.

BLYM's facilities can be made available for non-sailing activities on application via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Self Managed Groups

Requires group leader registration and verification of water-based activity qualifications.

Benefits of Self Managed Group Membership

  • Group leaders and registered members may attend BLYM general sailing sessions
  • Special events, expeditions, racing and other activities
  • Berthing for group boats
  • Discounted chandlery
  • Discounted courses for Group Leaders

Self Managed Group Membership Fees

Group Type Membership Fee
Self Managed Groups £150
Berthing (per berth) £90
Container £180

Activity Fees

Activity per person, per session  
BLYM dinghy £7
Own dinghy/SUP/kayak/equipment £2

Please note that every participant on base, taking part in an activity, will pay either £7 for the use of BLYM sailing equipment or £2 for access to BLYM. The £2 goes towards the use of the base and its facilities e.g. toilets, changing rooms, classrooms, slipway etc.

All participants must wear an approved buoyancy aid, either their own or one provided by BLYM.

Equipment Hire

Activity per session  
Powerboat for safety cover with RYA PB2 and Safety Boat qualification (first safety boat is free per session) £10
Wetsuit and/or Waterproofs £2

A session is morning, afternoon or evening.


Managed Groups

All managed group activities can be booked and any bespoke requirements, including birthday party or company team building water-based activities, can be discussed with the Group Administrator via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Managed Group – to include the provision of instructors, boats/equipment, buoyancy aids and refreshments for your participants and leaders.

Managed Group w/w – as above plus the use of wetsuits and/or waterproofs.

Managed Group (RYA Course) - with an appropriate certificate syllabus for your group, to include the provision of boats and equipment, instructors, buoyancy aids, RYA certificate for those who successfully reach the required standard and refreshments for your participants and leaders.

RYA Courses Stage 1, 2, 3 or 4. Each RYA stage course is a minimum duration of 2 days, 16 hours or an equivalent number of sessions.

Package Session2 hours Session 4 hours All-day session
Managed Group £15 £21 £27
Managed Group w/w £17 £23 £29
Managed Group (RYA Course) Please email for more information

Contact

Please contact our Groups Administrator for further details via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Bury Lake Young Mariners
Rickmansworth Aquadrome
Frogmoor Lane
Hertfordshire

WD3 1NB