Become a Member

Royal Geelong Yacht Club, Membership

Looking for a Club to call yours?

Enrich your lifestyle and reach your full potential by joining our active community at the Royal Geelong Yacht Club. Sailing is an invigorating and accessible recreational sport, that welcomes participation from people of all ages and abilities.

Whether you’re a boat owner, someone wanting to crew or just wanting to take advantage of the Club’s social events and facilities, we have the right membership for you!

Not sure which membership option is for you?     

For more information and to discuss your options, please contact us on (03) 5229 3705 or email [email protected]

Membership Application Form

What else you will have access to:

Sailing & Boating

RGYC is home for sailing & boating events including the annual Festival of Sails, biennial Wooden Boat Festival of Geelong, National, State & World Championships, Twilight Sailing, and Aggregate racing. There are many opportunities for you to join a crew and become part of the worldwide recreational sport of sailing. Training & Courses: The pathway for getting into sailing is made simple with the nationally accredited training programs the RGYC delivers.

Some of these activities/ courses include:

Social Activities

Join a community focused Club offering a waterfront lifestyle and activities, enjoying life to its max! The Club has excellent facilities to entertain guests and meet new people over a relaxed drink in the Members’ Bar.

RGYC offers a diverse social calendar with a range of events including:

  • Annual Commodore’s Charity Ball
  • Sunday Summer Sessions
  • Twilight Sailing & Club Cruises
  • Trivia nights & Pool Competitions
  • Christmas in July & New Years Eve on the Mezzanine

See our Events Calendar here.


There are varied opportunities to participate throughout the year, both on and off the water. These include Festival of Sails, Wooden Boat Festival of Geelong, Regattas, Sailability program, Yard, Marina and Maintenance assistance, Race Management, Junior Sailing and Social Activities.

Learn more about Volunteering here.