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As one of Scotland's most treasured sailing clubs, East Lothian Yacht Club provides excellent facilities to members and has a large and enviable sailing area within a few hundred yards of the shore.

We are an inclusive club for all ages, run by our members for our members. There is ample opportunity to get involved not just on the sailing front, but in all aspects of club life.

A warm, welcoming and supportive club, ELYC membership isn't just about on the water activities. It is also about friendship, family and fun. 

If you have any questions about membership of ELYC that aren't covered in these pages or the FAQs, you can drop us an email.

Our fantastic clubhouse. Featuring changing facilities, licensed bar, cafe and teaching space.
Picturesque sailing waters.
Our fully licensed bar.
Wide array of associated facilities.
Hosts of many a National Championship.
Keelboat racing and cruising.
A supportive club in which to learn all manner of skills
Host of many a National Championship.
Powerboat courses and rescue cover.


Review the membership categories shown below, and decide which one best suits your requirements and situation.

Review the Frequently Asked Questions regarding membership.

Fill in an application form by clicking on the appropriate category below.


£235 pa

For members who are 

27 years of age or over.

£445 pa

Full membership for two adults, plus Cadet or Child membership for all children of Child(10-) or Cadet(11+) age. All family members must reside at the same address.

£380 pa

Full membership for two adults living at the same address (two spouses, civil partners or co-habitants).

£80 pa

For members who are 

between the ages of 17

 and 27.

£65 pa

For members who are between

11 and 17 years of age.


For members who are 

10 years of age or younger and *have a parent, grandparent or guardian who will accompany them on the water. Please email to apply for this category.

£80 pa

For members who are 

27 years of age or over and do not wish to sail, but are keen to support the Club. These members must be introduced by an existing Cadet, Young Adult, Associate, Honorary or Full Member.

Not Applicable

Restricted categories are only available to existing members and include associate, honorary, temporary, reciprocal and out of port memberships.


Entitlements Clubhouse Access On the Water Activities Use of Club Boats Volunteer For Duties Voting Rights Annual Cost Monthly Option
Full £235 £20
Joint £380 £32
Family £445 £38
Young Adult £80 £7
Cadet £65 £6
Child Free * Free *
Friend of East Lothian £80 £7

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

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