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About Membership

As one of Scotland's Premier Clubs, East Lothian Yacht Club provides excellent facilities to its members and has a large and enviable sailing area within a few hundred yards of launching / the harbour. Club members enjoy many benefits with their membership including:

  • Changing and Shower Rooms
  • Licensed Bar
  • Sail Loft Cafe
  • Club racing with rescue cover
  • Social Sailing with rescue cover
  • RYA Training and Coaching
  • Club Organised Social Events
  • Use of Club Dinghies
  • Use of Club Moorings

To apply for membership fill in the online form and your application will be considered by the ELYC Committee which meets regularly.

The Club has no joining fees and all ages are as of 01 January of the relevant year. Child members (under 11) are only accepted in relation to a qualifying adult. For full information please refer to the ELYC Constitution.

2021 Membership Subscription Rates

 Ordinary  £185
 Family  £260
 Junior (Age 17-22)  £50
 Cadet (Age 11-16)  £45
 Child Cadet (Age 8-10)  £26
 Child (Age 0-10)  Free
 Senior (Age 60+) *  £110
 Senior Family (Age of one at least 60) *  £150
 Out of Port  £55
 Out of Port (Family)  £80
 Associate Member  £124

(* At age 60, Ordinary and Family Members may choose to remain Ordinary and Family Members, respectively; please contact )

PayPal is used to pay online. You do not need a PayPal account as it will link to and debit your credit card account. Only pay online if you intend to pay by PayPal/Credit Card.

If you wish to pay by cheque, please send it payable to East Lothian Yacht Club, to - Membership Secretary, East Lothian Yacht Club, 30-40 Victoria Road, The Harbour, North Berwick, EH39 4JL.  

New members elected after 31 August in each year shall be charged one-half of the relevant subscription rate.

The Dinghy Park and Harbour Moorings are administered by North Berwick Harbour Trust Association. Refer to for details and charges.

ELYC administers two trots of Harbour Moorings. Priority is given to those who undertake to race regularly. These moorings are allocated to members for an annual charge. The maximum size of boat will be similar to the Medina (6m x 2.2m), the boat must sit level or almost level when grounded, and will float in a similar depth of water to the Juno/Medina. Apply to

If a boat is not moored in the Harbour nor kept in the Dinghy Park, launching fees must be paid to North Berwick Harbour Trust Association. 

East Lothian Yacht Club | 36-40 Victoria Road | The Harbour | North Berwick | East Lothian | EH39 4JL

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