The Benefits of Joining a Yacht Club Membership Service

2:12 PM March 15, 2022

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Whether you’re a seasoned boater or just starting out, joining a yacht club offers an affordable and versatile way to explore the UK’s beautiful coastline and spend quality time on the water with loved ones.

We speak to Jonny Boys, Managing Director and Owner of Boat Club Trafalgar in Portsmouth, who shares the benefits of boating as a member and his top destinations to visit on the Solent.

Hassle-free navigation for all experience levels

Boat Club Trafalgar offers a variety of flexible and affordable membership plans to suit all budgets and requirements
– Credit: Boat Club Trafalgar

Joining a yacht club provides an easy and convenient way to enjoy boating, regardless of your experience level. It’s easy to fit into your lifestyle, without the added responsibility of maintenance, storage, insurance and other commitments that come with owning a boat.

“One of the main benefits of subscription browsing is that it’s flexible and hassle-free,” says Jonny. “We take care of everything from cleaning the ships to refueling so you can spend more time on the water – all you need to do is book through our app, show up and cast off .”

It’s also ideal for first-time boaters, as the Boat Club Trafalgar offers free training to members with Royal Yachting Association (RYA)-approved instructors, ranging from navigation to weather and tide monitoring. “Our friendly team can provide all the help you need and advice on places to visit along the beautiful ports and rivers of the Solent,” says Jonny.

Access to a range of boats adapted to your needs

Couple sighting on a boat in Portsmouth Harbor

There are a range of popular activities and destinations to explore in and around the Solent, from sightseeing in Portsmouth Harbor to the sandy beaches of the Isle of Wight.
– Credit: Boat Club Trafalgar

Whether you want to fish, practice water sports or enjoy a relaxing day at the beach, being a yacht club member gives you unlimited access to a variety of premium boats to suit your plans and needs.

“As a member of the Boat Club Trafalgar you can choose from a fleet of ready-to-go boats, including a range of ballistic RIBs (rigid inflatable boats), cabin boats and fishing boats” , explains Jonny.

“Our open deck powerboats are ideal for a leisurely cruise on the Solent, our powerful RIBs are perfect for towing water sports equipment, and we also have cabin cruisers for overnight stays on board. a ride on one of the boats during our test days to find the one that suits you best.”

An affordable alternative to boat ownership

There’s no denying that owning a boat can be expensive, whereas paying a monthly subscription offers better value and you can still enjoy the benefits of boating all year round.

“For about the same cost as a two-week family vacation abroad, you can choose from a variety of flexible annual subscription plans and use the boats anytime you want to take the kids fishing after school or have a relaxing time. weekend on board,” says Jonny.

“We charge no membership fees and all of our memberships come with a full introduction and training, which means we can get you on your way in the fastest, safest and most cost-effective way. ”

Enjoy many mini-adventures on the Solent Strait

Family hiring a boat from Boat Club Trafalgar to cruise the Solent

Joining the Boat Club Trafalgar offers the opportunity to spend some family time on the water exploring the beautiful Solent Strait
– Credit: Boat Club Trafalgar

By joining Boat Club Trafalgar you will have the chance to visit a variety of popular destinations along the beautiful Solent coast. The club also offers regular guided trips to top cruising locations, as well as social events for members.

“Whether you want to sightsee in historic Portsmouth harbour, shop at Gunwharf Quays, stop at a restaurant in Cowes Marina or have a picnic on a beautiful beach in West Wittering or Priory Bay, there is a multitude of exciting activities and scenic locations to explore,” says Jonny.

“Many club members tell us how boating has changed their lives because they can spend quality time with friends and family and share memorable experiences with all generations, from young children to adults. -parents,” says Jonny.

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