Joining The RNVR Yacht Club offers members the following opportunities, all for a modest membership fee:
Yachtsmen and yachtswomen are welcome in Yacht Clubs across the world. Club Membership Cards will usually need to be shown.
Club Members are entitled, on production of their Club Membership Cards, to use the facilities of the following Clubs of which we have corporate or associate membership:
The Naval Club
38 Hill Street, Mayfair, London, W1J 5NS
0207 493 7672
The Royal Air Force Yacht Club
Riverside House, Rope Walk, Hamble, Southampton, SO31 4HD
The Royal Naval Club & Royal Albert Yacht Club
17 Pembroke Road, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO1 2NT
Booking for dining is essential. Jacket and tie required in dining room, but not required for the upstairs bar.
Hornet Services Sailing Club
Haslar Road, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 2AQ
The RNVRYC is a Corporate Member of Hornet Services Sailing Club and RNVRYC members are welcome to use the clubhouse and bar. There is also a function room and the restaurant, which may be used for meetings or meals for groups provided they are booked in advance.
When attending at Hornet, which is on MOD property, RNVRYC members are requested to take their RNVRYC Membership Card with them for identification, both at the gate and when on site. It is now necessary to produce photographic evidence of identity (such as driving licence) as well to gain access. If car passes are required, they may be obtained by prior application to the Club Secretary. Members are invited to visit the website at www.hornetservicessailing.org.uk which has an interesting variety of information about the club, including the Constitution and the Rules. There is a General area as well as a Members Area. Access to this Members Area is by user name and password. These can be obtained from the Club Secretary.
If members would like to berth alongside for short periods (less than a week), they should contact the Marina Manager beforehand, who will allocate a berth subject to space availability. Please read the requirements in the rules beforehand. We do not, as Corporate members, have any berth holders' rights or lift-out rights. To qualify for these benefits, members would need to be a member of Hornet SSC in their own right. The Constitution on the website identifies those who are eligible.
The bar and galley opening times for the Hornet Sailing Club are as follows:
|Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu||1200-1400||0945-1345||Closed||Closed|
The Bar and Galley are open at the above times throughout the year with the exception of the Christmas shut down period when times will be promulgated in the newsletters. All times refer to last orders which will be called ten minutes before hand. The clubhouse will be locked 30 minutes after last orders have been called at the bar. Members and visitors are requested to vacate the clubhouse as required in order that staff may meet this deadline.
Hornet Services Sailing Club newsletters are available in the Library.
Members are likely to receive a warm welcome at the Royal London Yacht Club in Cowes, with whom we have a close if informal relationship as well as the Royal Malta Yacht Club, Republic of Singapore Yacht Club and Royal Vancouver Yacht Club. Overseas, Club Membership Cards would usually need to be shown.
Crewing -Members who would like to offer themselves as crew are invited to put their names, contact details and sailing experience in the Members' Area of the Club Website. Club Skippers needing crew are encouraged to view this area.
Members' Boats Available for Charter - Members with appropriately coded boats who wish to make them available for charter may put details in the Members' Area of the Club Website. Charters are by arrangement between the skipper and the owner, without Club liability. Members wishing to arrange charters should contact the owners.
Port of Cherbourg -Members presenting their Membership Cards are offered a 20% discount on berthing fees at the marina.
Website -There is much information about the Club and its events on the Club Website (www.mvryc.org), including in particular Calling Notices and registration for Club events.
Newsletters & News Updates -Members receive Newsletters published in the Spring and Autumn and News Updates in Summer and Winter. Members are encouraged, preferably by e-mail, to submit articles, pictures, letters to the editor etc. to the Newsletter Editor as soon as they are available.
Handbooks and Updates -Members receive a printed Handbook published at intervals as well as having access to an online Directory of Members.