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 the 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 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|
|Activity per person, per session|
Please note that every participant on base, taking part in an activity, will pay either £7 for using 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.
|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 Group – to include the provision of instructors, boats/equipment, buoyancy aids and refreshments for your participants and leaders.
Managed Group (RYA Course) - with an appropriate certificate syllabus for your group, including 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||Session 2 hours||Session 4 hours||All-day session|
|Managed Group (RYA Course)||Please email for more information|