Starcross YC offers temporary winter membership from 1st October to 30 March to all members of RYA affiliated clubs. The membership fee of £85 includes membership for helm and crew and a dinghy berth in the boatpark (subject to availability).
The club runs racing every Sunday during the winter season (tides permitting) with an Autumn Series running from October to December and a Frostbite Series running from January to March.
In addition to the club racing a number of special events are also scheduled with an RNLI pursuit race in November, two individual trophy races on Boxing Day and New Years Day and the well-known Starcross Steamer open pursuit race during the Frostbite Series.
To apply for winter membership:
- go to the subscriptions page on the SYC website
- scroll down and add the "Winter Membership" to your basket
- click the checkout option
- if you already have a webcollect account at your home club sign in - or create a webcollect account
- confirm the subscription and you will be given details of how to pay by direct debit
Club racing is divided into five fleets:
|Asymmetric||All asymmetric spinnaker boats with a PN of the RS100 - 8.4 or faster|
|Fast handicap||All monohulls with a PN faster than a RS Aero 9|
|Slow Handicap||All monohulls with a PN of an RS Aero 9 or slower|
|Multihull||Hurricane (all rigs) and Dart 18 catamarans|
|Junior||RS Feva, Topper (both rigs), Optimist|
The Asymmetric and Multihull fleets usually race over windward/leeward courses, and the remaining fleets over estuary courses using fixed navigation buoys and moveable racing marks.
If you have any questions please contact our Membership Secretary (contact details)