Learn to Sail
2023 Application and Instructions
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1. Fill out the questions on the following pages and submit your completed online application. .
2. For Junior members, the office will contact you to finalize your application.
The application process does not start until the membership payment is received in full.
Please select if you would like to add a spousal membership to your Associate Membership application.
There is an additional fee of $194 + HST
Please review the following fees, terms, and provide your consent where necessary for your membership application.
Intro Associate members have full access to our clubhouse, bar, restaurant, patios, BBQs, parking, social events, and the property.
They can get involved in Racing at no extra charge, by participating in our Crew Night and our racing crew bank.
The fee for an Intro Associate member is $125
Senior Membership is full family membership with use of all Club facilities. A Senior Member is entitled to use of a slip and storage for one vessel subject to availability, may vote at General Meetings and can hold office in the Club. He or she must be 18 years of age or over, pays the initiation fee and boat fee (based on boat size) upon acceptance and pays dues and storage fees annually. Senior Members are expected to contribute 25 hours of their time; however, if they are unable to meet this commitment they may pay the appropriate fee in lieu of contribution hours. A Senior Member and spouse may form a Family Membership but only one of them can exercise privileges. When two or more non-spouses own a boat in partnership, one owner must apply for senior membership and the other must be an associate member, there is only one initiation fee and one boat fee paid.
A Junior Membership is an individual membership and does not include other family members who may attend the Club as Guests. A Junior Member has use of all Club facilities and may keep and store a sailing dinghy, kayak, or paddleboard, subject to space availability, and only after demonstrating to the club that the appropriate liability insurance is carried by the junior member, or the junior member’s parent or guardian. A junior cannot vote at General Meetings and may not hold office. An applicant must be 7 to 29 years of age on January 1st. A Junior Member applying for Senior Membership will, after five consecutive years of membership have the member initiation fee waived. A Junior Membership application must be sponsored by a Senior or Life Member.
An Associate Membership is an individual membership and does not include other family members. An associate’s spouse may apply at a reduced rate. An Associate Member has use of all Club facilities and may sail with another member but may only keep a sailing dinghy, kayak, or paddle-board at the club. He or she cannot vote at General Meetings and may not hold office. This is an annual
membership that expires at the end of March. After two consecutive years of membership, an Associate Member may apply for Senior Membership and can apply 66% of dues previously paid towards the initiation fee and, after 15 consecutive years, can apply 100% of dues previously paid to the initiation fee.
Allows the member to keep a sailing dinghy (launchable by hand on a ramp) on the premises, year round.
Allows the member to keep a laser (launchable by hand on a ramp) on the premises.
Allows the member to keep a laser/dinghy trailer (launchable by hand on a ramp) on the premises.
Allows the member to keep the above mentioned equipment on the ABYC premises.
Any Member may join the Co-op Sailing Programs and, upon acceptance and payment of the prescribed fee, has the use of the
program’s boats in accordance with the program’s rules.
This program requires a Junior, Associate, or Senior membership (via this application) and a separate application. See
Co-op Program for
Prospective members are reminded that proof of valid automobile and vessel liability insurance in the amount of $2,000,000.00 or more may be required to be presented to the Club at any time.
Please pay the Senior Membership deposit of $100 + HST = $113.00.
Junior Membership Fees:
If the junior is :
Please attach a payment for $339 + $44.07 HST = $383.07
Associate Membership + Spouse:
Please attach a payment for $339+ $194 = $533 + $69.29 HST = 602.29
Intro Associate Membership:
Please attach a payment for $125 + HST = $141.25
Junior Dinghy Payment:
Please add $258 + 33.54 HST = $291.54 for your sailing dinghy.
Sailing Dinghy Payment:
Please add $258 + 33.54 HST = $291.54
Junior Kayak Payment:
Please add $181+ 23.53 HST = $204.53.
Please add $181+ 23.53 HST = $204.53
Junior Canoe/Kayak Payment:
Please add $181 + 23.53 HST = $204.53.
Please add $181 + 23.53 HST = $204.53
Junior Paddleboard Payment:
Please add $181 + 23.53 HST = $204.53
Note: a 3% fee applies to all payments made by credit card
This yearly membership lasts to the end of March.