Application for Membership of Cardiff Bay Yacht Club

The Club offers its members a wide range of facilities both nautical and social, with a fully piled pontoon system for members boats subject to application
If your membership is approved as part of your membership pack is a berthing form should you require a berth your details can be added to the waiting list on completion and return of the form you will then be contacted when a suitable berth becomes available.
We also offer limited dinghy storage on shore and have adopted a “Use it or Lose it” policy to ensure that our limited storage space is allocated to members who use their boats regularly whether it be for racing or purely recreational.  Consideration in allocating space is also given to the type of dinghy used; Optimists, Lasers, Dart 15s, Classic Flying Fifteens and Laser 2000s being among the preferred boats of the Dinghy section.




Joining Fee

Currently waived

Full  - Adult/Family

(with children under 18 years of age)

£265 per year

Student Membership

(on production of Student Card)

£  60 per year          * No joining fee required


£  40  per year         * No joining fee required


In order to become a member of the Club please complete the application form or junior application form in full, returning it to our Admin Office. However, if you would like some more information before completing the form then please do not hesitate to contact either our Admin Office on 02920 666627 or myself on 07870680311
Once your completed application is received, your name will be published, for a period of two weeks on our notice board for all members to read and it is at this stage that if anyone has any objections to your application then they will contact us.
Your application will then be passed on to me as Membership Secretary and I will contact you to arrange an invitation to our open evening at the Club to discuss your application and learn more about what the club has to offer from myself and other COM members.
I will explain how the Club is run, the role of the Council of Management within the Club, and what is expected of you as a member.
Whilst not essential to your application we can discuss your interests and level of experience or inexperience on the water.
We can look at opportunities for assisting you if needed, to improve your knowledge of boat handling etc, courses can be recommended, whether in-house or organised by reputable local organisations.
If appropriate, I will then recommend that your application be accepted at the next Council of Management meeting, held on the third Monday of every month. Sometimes the interview process can take up to eight weeks, depending upon the number of applicants waiting so please be patient you will be contacted as soon as possible.
We welcome applications for membership from like minded people to join our private members club and as such we have some basic rules in order to protect the groundwork laid down by our founder members to whom we owe a great debt as without their hard work our Club would not be as successful as it is today. 
I look forward to meeting you soon.

David Richards

Membership Secretary
Cardiff Bay Yacht Club