Become a Member

Looking to Join BYS?


BYS offers the opportunity for new sailing members to join our family-friendly sailing club. You don’t need to know how to sail to join, just a willingness to learn. Members can enjoy all the facilities, join in the activities and be a part of this vibrant and inviting community.

For information on our different membership categories and becoming a member please contact Becky Blair at or download the application form below and return to Becky.


Reasons to join BYS….


There are a multitude of reasons why we think you should consider joining our club. Here are just a few:


  • Enjoy your favourite sport in a safe and supportive environment.
  • Sail on the best waters on Port Phillip Bay – good breezes and flat water.
  • Share the conviviality of a drink on the deck after sailing or a meal in the bistro.
  • Meet new people and make new friends who share a common interest and passion.
  • Spend quality time with your kids, away from their distracting electronic devices!
  • Enjoy the club’s casual and friendly ambience.
  • Store your dinghy on the grass during the season; no trailering of boats.
  • The large hardstand accommodates exciting one-design sports keelboats, such as the J70.
  • One of the largest marinas on Port Phillip Bay with opportunities to buy or rent a berth.
  • Club-owned boats available: Pacers, Tackers, Elliott 5.9s and a J70.
  • Large patrol boat fleet ensures safety on the water.
  • Active Junior, Youth and Adult Sail Training classes available.
  • Learn a new skill.