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.
Self Managed Groups
Requires group leader registration and verification of water based activity qualifications.
Benefits of 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 2021
|Group Type||Membership Fee|
|Self Managed Groups||£150|
|Berthing (per berth)||£90.00|
|Activity per person, per session|
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, class rooms, slipway etc.
All participants must wear an approved buoyancy aid, either their own or BLYM's.
|Activity per session|
|Powerboat for safety cover with RYA PB2 and Safety Boat qualification||£10|
A session is morning, afternoon or evening.
Package 1 – Basic recreational activity to include provision of boats/equipment, instructors, buoyancy aids and refreshments for your participants and leaders.
Package 2 – Premium recreational activity, as package 1 plus the use of wetsuits and waterproofs as needed.
Package 3 – Royal Yachting Association training with an appropriate certificate syllabus for your group, to include 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. A minimum of six 2-hour sessions (or the equivalent) is required.
Package 4 – Premium Royal Yachting Association training, as package 3 plus RYA log book and the use of wetsuit and waterproofs as needed.
|Package||Session2 hours||Session 4 hours||All day session|
|Package 3||Please email for more info|
|Package 4||Please email for more info|