Associate Sailing

1. Under Article 6 of the Articles of Association of the Club “the General Committee shall fix and may from time to time alter the amount of the entrance fee”.

2. It has been resolved by the General Committee to establish criteria for “Sailing Members” to become Associate Members of the Club for an entrance fee to be determined from time to time by the General Committee.

3. An applicant may qualify as a Sailing Member where:-

a) such applicant owns a cruiser or yacht and

i) executes a mooring contract for the mooring for such cruiser or yacht on a club mooring for a contracted period of not less than one year; and
ii) attends an in-house race officers course; and
iii) assists in club events in a voluntary capacity at least twice in the first year of membership;

b) such applicant is an established regular sailor and either:-

i) is known to at least four members of the Sailing and Marine Committee and competes on a regular basis in club sailing events; or
ii) is new to Hong Kong and is able to provide a log book or other evidence of regular sailing activity.

An established regular sailor shall be required to participate in at least 50% of club sailing events within their first year of joining and be seen to be actively supporting club sailing.  Established regular sailors will be required to attend an in-house race officers course and shall be called upon to assist in club events in a voluntary capacity at least twice in the first year of membership.  The Sailing and Marine Committee will review participation of established regular sailors on a quarterly basis.

c) Dinghy sailors wishing to join as dinghy sailors will be required to attend an in-house race officers course and shall be called upon to assist in club events in a voluntary capacity at least twice in their first year of membership.  Such member shall be required to participate in not less than 75% of local racing and other dinghy events including ABC and joint ABC RHKYC races.  The Sailing and Marine Committee will review participation of dinghy sailors on a quarter basis;

 

4. The award of Associate Membership to a Sailing Member shall be at the entire discretion of the General Committee.In the event that such membership is granted, members shall initially serve the first year of membership as temporary members and upon compliance with the foregoing provisions may be awarded Associate Membership status at the end of 12 months from the date of their joining or in the event of substantial compliance (but not total compliance) with the foregoing provisions, for such further period as the General Committee shall decide.

 

The entrance fee is currently HK$72,500 and the monthly subscription is HK$1,350. Building Levy HK$288 in addition a minimum food and beverage charge of HK$350 per month is imposed.

 


Associate Sailing Membership