Membership Application

To join SOYC you MUST complete the relevant sections of the form below:-

  • On receipt of the completed Application Form you will be advised by email of bank transfer details.
  • You will then be advised of your log in details and have access to the Booking System. 

For verification of RYA qualifications: Please email our Sailing Director sailing@soyc.co.uk.

Application Form

Complete for each applicant.

Applicant

Contact details

Employer details

Emergency contact

Should not be sailing with you

Application

Permission to use Photographs and Images
We, SOYC Ltd, publish photographs and images in various formats; on-line, advertising, and electronic and hard copy publications and social sites. Please check YES if you consent to this.
YES, I consent.

For associate members only

Health declaration

By completing this application form you are also confirming you are personally of sound mind, medically fit and sufficiently able bodied to engage in sailing activities. Please note that declared illnesses or medical conditions may not prevent you from joining SOYC as we promote equal opportunities; but the Membership Director must be made aware, by an attached letter, of any potential problems that could affect your safety and that of other crew members. If you are in any doubt about your fitness to take part in offshore sailing you should consult your general practitioner prior to applying for membership.

Declaration

I wish to apply for membership to the Speedbird Offshore Yacht Club. I have read and understood the sailing orders as published on the clubs web site www.soyc.co.uk and agree to abide by those rules. I agree that the information on this form can be retained by the Club in electronic format, and used so that the Club can provide the best possible level of services to myself.

Data Consent Declarations

Speedbird Offshore Yacht Club Ltd stores personal data about members for the purpose of our legitimate interest operating the Club and to protect Members’ vital interests and those of their dependants. Such details include name, address, membership details and fee payments. Next of Kin details are also required and may be given to the authorities in the event of an incident.

Members have access to the Club’s on-line booking system which is password protected. On it we display Member’s phone and email contact details, sailing qualifications and sailing history with the Club. Other personal details can be input and changed directly by you as a Member.

The Club will delete your personal data when it is no longer needed if you leave the Club. You have a right to “be forgotten” upon request.

I consent to my data being stored and used as described above.
I consent to any age related information provided by me on this form being recorded and used for the purpose of allocation of Membership category and, where appropriate, applying the Club’s Child Protection Policy
I understand that the Club may send newsletters, sailing and training opportunities and other information we think may be of interest to you by email. Note: Access to the Booking System will be given to you when your membership is complete. You can change whether you receive these emails at any time by logging on to the booking system, selecting "Change your own details" and selecting Y or N to the question "Accept auto emails?”.

Membership Consent

One form to be completed by each adult member. Juniors not required.

I am a junior and may skip the Membership Consent form.

To the Board of Speedbird Offshore Yacht Club Limited

I consent to become a member of Speedbird Offshore Yacht Club Limited, subject to the provisions of the Memorandum and Articles of Association of the Company and to its byelaws from time to time. I undertake to contribute such amount (not exceeding £1) to the Company’s assets if the Company is wound up while I am a member or within a period of 12 months after I cease to be a member as may be required for the payment of the Company’s debts and liabilities contracted before I cease to be a member and the costs, charges and expenses of winding up.

I further agree to pay a subscription and to pay any membership fee levied in accordance with the Company’s bye-laws.