Join Us

We warmly welcome sailing and motor boats, and also offer very low priced social membership for non boat-owners.

  • Our Club House is situated in Lower High Street, a one minute walk from both the centre of town and the river.
  • NWCC is a friendly and hospitable club with a resident steward.
  • Sail in company and benefit from local knowledge.
  • We have a wide range of social events throughout the year.
  • Social Membership is also available for non boat owners.
  • We offer a variety of RYA shore based courses.
  • We run a regular launch service throughout the week and weekend, members get significant discounts and priority service.

Membership Categories

Voting Members

Full Member

Full Membership of the Club is for those owning at least a quarter share in a seaworthy boat and to Officers of the Royal Navy and Merchant Navy and Pilots.

(Members in this class may request to retain Full membership rights on ceasing to own a quarter share in a seaworthy boat but must agree to pay Full Member subscriptions).

Spouse / Partner Member

Membership in this category is restricted to the spouse or partner of a Full Member.

Crew Member

For those who do not own a share in a boat but crew for other people. To be eligible for Crew Membership, the owner of any boat on which the applicant crews must be a Full Member of the Club.

Overseas Member

For owners with a boat permanently based abroad. The spouse or partner of an Overseas Member may join as an Associate (Non-Boating) member.  Overseas members can purchase and use any NWCC merchandise.

Non-voting Members

Cadet Member

For children of a Full or Family Member under the age of 21 and/or in full time education.

Associate (Non-Boating) Member

For those who are not Boat Owners, Family or Crew but wish to use the Club facilities and join in the shore side / social events only. Non-Boating Members are not entitled to concessionary rates on the Club launch.

Election of Members

No person shall be admitted as a member of the Club unless proposed in accordance with the regulations and approved by the Committee.


Subscriptions are due on April 1st each year, and will cover the period to the following 31st March. Subscription rates for all classes of membership reduce by (approximately) 50% on 1st October and 75% on 1st January for new members joining the club.

New members – In your first year you are entitled to a 20% discount off the full rates only when paying by Direct Debit.

Subsequent years – The membership rates are as follows:

Membership Rates

12 months
6 months
3 months
12 months
6 months
3 months
Full £ 110.00 £ 55.00 £ 27.50 £ 115.00 £ 57.50 £ 28.75
Spouse / Partner £ 85.00 £ 42.50 £ 21.25 £ 90.00 £ 45.00 £ 22.50
Cadet £ 5.00 £ 2.50 £ 1.50 £ 5.00 £ 2.50 £ 1.50
Crew £ 85.00 £ 42.50 £ 21.25 £ 90.00 £ 45.00 £ 22.50
Overseas £ 50.00 £ 25.00 £ 12.50 £ 55.00 £ 27.50 £ 13.75
Associate (Non-Boating) £ 30.00 £ 15.00 £ 7.50 £ 30.00 £ 15.00 £ 7.50



No member may introduce more than four guests at any one time. No guest may be introduced for more than six days in any one year. Unaccompanied Cadet members shall not be permitted to introduce guests into the Club without first obtaining permission from an officer or member of the committee.


Children are welcome in the clubhouse at all times. However, children under 14 years of age are not permitted to purchase drinks from the bar. Parents are requested to be responsible at all times for their children’s behaviour whilst in the bar area.


With the exception of Assistance Dogs, no dogs shall be admitted on the Club Premises unless on a lead, and not at all after 18:00.


If you would like to become a member then please download a form now by clicking on the relevant link below, or pick one up from the clubhouse. Return completed forms to:

Membership Application
North Wales Cruising Club Ltd
Lower High Street
LL32 8AL

Please remember to mark the envelope ‘Membership Application’ to ensure prompt processing of your application.


The forms are provided in Adobe PDF format, so either your device will need to natively read PDF files (e.g. iOS / Mac) or you will need to install Adobe Acrobat Reader.