Become a Chelsea Yacht Club Member


Whether you are new to the water or already sailing, windsurfing, or Stand Up Paddling, there is no better way to learn, have fun, improve, or race with others, than to be part of a friendly club, making friends and enjoying this wonderful sport in a safe and supportive club environment. 

Come and join one of the best positioned and friendliest clubs in Victoria. To register for club membership just click on the Registration menu option here. If you have any problems with the process, please get in touch with me at the email address below. If you aren't ready to sign up as a member just now, please feel welcome to give us a call or come and visit our club.  Take a look at our Discover Sailing Centre menu for information about learning to sail for beginners and our ongoing programs helping all levels of experience to continually improve.  Or get in touch so we can talk to you about the range of options and activities for anyone who wants to be part of our club either on or off the water. 

We welcome new members to a community based and family orientated sailing club with a rich history on the Chelsea foreshore that dates back to 1938. Chelsea Yacht Club caters for all levels of sailing experience from beginners starting out in our fully accredited Discover Sailing Program, to experienced sailors who enjoy Saturday afternoon competition and social sailing.

Off-the-beach dinghy and catamaran sailors, windsurfers, Stand Up Paddle boarders, and kayakers find Chelsea beach a fun, safe and easily accessible place to enjoy the water whether it be at beginner level challenging experience on the water. Sailing activities are supported by accredited sailing instructors, safety procedures and our support boats, highly regarded race management skills and excellent facilities. The relaxed clubhouse provides a friendly social atmosphere with unsurpassed views over Port Phillip.

Full sailing, windsurfing, Stand Up Paddle and Kayak memberships are offered for Junior, Intermediate, Senior and Family categories, and include all race fees, Australian Yachting Federation and Yachting Victoria memberships. Social memberships are also available for those who enjoy the beach side social facilities of the Club but do not take part in the regular sailing activities. Concessional discount may be available for people who hold a Commonwealth Health Care Card and applies, as determined by CYC, to full Sailing, Windsurfing, Stand Up Paddle and Kayak membership fees.

Concession discount for Senior and Family membership where the member is a concession card holder, and the discounted membership fee be 60% of the full membership fee.

For more information please contact:

Jo Muncey:

Membership Fees 2023/2024 Season (from 1st May 2023 to 30th April 2024) Membership fees are payable from 1st May 2023. 


Membership Category

Full fee




Primary member, spouse, students under 25, children under 18



Members aged 26 and above



Members aged 18-25 inclusive



Members aged under 18 years



Non-sailing members



by arrangement with the committee

SUP/Paddle/Kayak Family


Member, spouse, students under 25, children under 18

SUP/Paddle/Kayak Senior


Members aged 26 and above

SUP/Paddle/Kayak Intermediate


Members aged 18-25 inclusive

SUP/Paddle/Kayak Junior


Members aged under 18 years


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