The Sailing and Cruising Association is the largest club for LGBT+ sailors and their friends and family in the UK, so we confidently claim to be the home of gay sailing in the UK. In addition the S&CA has strong links with overseas LGBT+ sailing groups (see Linked Clubs), and has good relationships with other clubs in our usual sailing areas (Solent and Thames).
Membership Benefits include:
- Membership of the UK’s largest network of LGBT+ sailorsOnline Membership Directory – searchable for people and boats in your area
- A regular 'Commodore's update' newsletter providing important club notices and information about upcoming events
- NewsBuoy – the Club's official Journal, usually published each year
- Regular email notifications for forthcoming events
- Invitation to participate in the many S&CA organised events on and off the water
- Access to the S&CA Website Members Area
- Access to the S&CA Facebook Group and Crew Match Group
- Ability to purchase S&CA merchandised goods
- Links to nautical companies offering discounts to Club Members
Individual Membership costs £15. We also offer Joint Membership at £25 to reflect reduced admin/postage costs for those receiving correspondence at the same address. Each joint member has one vote at meetings. Please also note, we do not charge a joining fee.
Subscriptions are paid annually on an 'auto-renew' basis. Each year, prior to your membership being automatically renewed you will receive a notification in advance and, should you wish, you can cancel your membership simply by following the instructions in the renewal email.
Application to join the S&CA is quick and easy, click the links below.