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Membership


Wakatere is a busy and active centreboard dinghy sailing club and is fortunate to have a healthy membership across a wide range of ages and sailing classes. This mix of juniors and seniors is special. With a great community base, a family environment and a superb location, we warmly welcome all new members.

WHAT WE OFFER

  • Easy access to great sailing waters
  • Regular club racing from September - May
  • Diverse senior & junior classes
  • Strong race management team
  • No entry fee to club racing for members
  • Coaching programmes (junior & youth)
  • Learn to sail programmes (junior, youth & adult)
  • Well maintained club rooms and facilities
  • Boat storage for active club members. A waiting list is held.
  • Opportunities to upskill in support areas (boat safety, tractor driving, first aid etc)
  • Affiliation to YNZ & AYBA with associated discounts and benefits
  • Discounted rates for venue hire bookings (off peak / non business related)

Boats are privately owned with the exception of a small number of Opti and Fevas used for Learn to Sail courses. We do not offer boat rental.


HOW TO JOIN

For new membership, please download and complete this Membership Application -

2019 - 2020 Membership Application


CONDITIONS OF MEMBERSHIP

Wakatere membership requires a commitment to club competition and helping on race days.

All members will be added to a duty roster at some point during the season for afternoon club racing. For juniors, a parent is expected to complete the roster on their behalf.

Members must recognise the club by entering regattas as a Wakatere Boating Club member.

Club membership is required to participate in all coaching programmes. Bookings are only accessible to club members.


2019 - 2020 CATEGORIES & FEES

Junior - $180 (18yrs or under)
Senior - $285
Family 2 (2 family club members) - $340
Family 3 (3 or more family club members) - $370
Tertiary Student - $95 (full time 18-24yrs)
Associate (non sailing) - $85

Prices include Yachting New Zealand and AYBA affiliation fees.

Type of Membership

YNZ Affiliation fee

AYBA Fee

Wakatere Membership

Total (incl. GST)

Junior (18yrs or under)

$27.83

$2.46

$149.71

$180.00

Senior

$27.83

$3.90

$253.27

$285.00

Family 2 (2 family club members)

$55.66

$4.65

$279.69

$340.00

Family 3 (3 or more family club members)

$69.58

$5.06

$295.36

$370.00

Tertiary Student

$27.83

$1.30

$65.87

$95.00

Associate (non-sailing)

$27.83

$1.16

$56.01

$85.00

We do not offer pro rata fees.

Membership is an annual subscription and runs from 1st September - 31st August each year.


AFFILIATION

Membership includes affiliation to both Yachting New Zealand and the Auckland Yacht & Boating Association. Membership to a club affiliated to YNZ is required for entry to all national and major regattas in NZ.

Members will receive a YNZ Members Card as proof of membership and be able to access the YNZ app on smartphones. YNZ affiliation comes with a variety of benefits and discounts. See link below.

YNZ Members cards are posted once a year, immediately following the confirmation to YNZ of our new season membership. For anyone joining Wakatere later in the season, please contact Wakatere if a card is required for regatta entry.

- what YNZ affiliation means
- what AYBA affiliation means


CONTACT

Membership: email Amanda Michel at wakatere@gmail.com


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Last updated 23:03 on 13 October 2019

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