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:

  1. go to the subscriptions page on the SYC website
  2. scroll down and add the  "Winter Membership" to your basket
  3. click the checkout option
  4. if you already have a webcollect account at your home club sign in - or create a webcollect account
  5. 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)

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