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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.


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

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 03:25 on 17 September 2019

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