Membership Benefits

Membership to FBYC gives you:

  • Being part of a dynamic local group of enthusiastic dinghy sailors
  • Use of the clubhouse and its facilities for recreational sailing and racing
  • Use of FBYC Topaz and Optimist dinghies (fees may apply)
  • Use of a RIB in support of qualifying away regattas
  • Access to FBYC’s range of coaching programmes
  • Complimentary RIB and LTS instructor training
  • Discounted rate for hall hire, subject to availability
  • Yachting New Zealand, Friends of the Manukau Harbour and Auckland Yacht and Boating Association Membership

As FBYC is a charity and operates on a not for profit basis for the common good of the community to provide access to watersports, water safety and the promotion of an active outdoor lifestyle, all members are expected to volunteer their time to support the club operations.

Voluntary activities include:

  • running the galley
  • meeting at Committee or Sub-Committees to conduct club business
  • patrol boat / safety crew operation*
  • being Officer of the Day
  • running races or assisting with race management
  • fundraising
  • boat and equipment maintenance
  • property maintenance
  • running or assisting with running courses, such as HLTS*

*the Club will fund your course fees if you require training in these areas.

Membership includes affiliation with Yachting New Zealand and the Auckland Yacht and Boating Association, and fees and more details are outlined within ourĀ  Membership Application Form 2014-2015

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