Joining the CYCT
CYCT is straightforward, but does involve some formalities.
If you know someone in the Club, they can introduce you.
the simplest way to start is to attend one of the Club meetings
and make yourself known to one of the Committee members. You may also
want to join one of the regular Club cruises.
You need a membership application from, available as a
PDF download or from the
Secretary or another Committee member.
It is also possible to lodge an
on-line application here, provided you have an
All applicants pay a Nomination Fee of $25. Add to this the Subscription
calculated using the pro-rata schedule as shown in point 7 below.
The standard family/single subscription fee is $80.
Rules in the Constitution
are the Rules for Membership;
membership must lodge a nomination form supplied to him or her by the
Secretary, duly filled in and signed in the manner indicated on it.
in each of the above categories will lodge with the application form
the fee relevant to his category and fixed by the Committee.
membership will be received by the Committee and if considered
suitable, the following steps shall be taken:
applicant's name and boat name will be placed in the next edition
of the “Albatross” with an accompanying notation saying “these
(this) nomination(s) for membership will be automatically accepted
within 14 days of the date of the scheduled General Meeting
immediately following this publication of the Albatross, subject only
to any member lodging an objection, in writing, to the Secretary no
later than that date.”
If there are
no objections in accordance with (ii) above the Secretary will, as
soon as practical, write advising the new member(s) of their entry to
the Club and inviting him/her/them to the next scheduled General
Meeting to be inducted.
In the event
of any objections, the Committee shall be bound to reconsider the
application and determine by an ordinary majority whether an
applicant for membership is suitable.
will ensure that a record is kept of members in their respective
categories, which is available for inspection by any person on giving
a good reason.
A Student or
Junior member may continue as such until the day when his or her
membership is due for renewal immediately following his or her
ceasing to qualify as such a member. Upon payment of the appropriate
fee, he shall then become entitled to membership as an Adult or
pro-rata payment of Subscriptions shall apply to applications for
membership on the following scale:
received by Committee between October 1 and December 31 inclusive
shall be required to pay 75% of the standard subscription
($60.00 + $25 nomination fee).
received by Committee between January 1 and March 31 inclusive shall
be required to pay 50% of the standard subscription ($40 + $25 nomination fee).
received by Committee between April 1 and June 30 inclusive shall be
required to pay 25% of the standard subscription ($20.00 + $25 nomination fee).
All membership fees become due for renewal by July 1 in each year.
Any membership not renewed by September 30 next following the renewal date
shall be declared to be void.
Applicants wishing to pay their initial subscription and joining fee
by direct debit should follow the
instructions on the application form or provided as a part of the
your may pay by credit card if you wish.