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Youth Select Membership

Welcome to our options for youth and young adults to go sailing 

An affordable membership option for kids to go Sailing and/or Windsurfing. Everything is included to get on the water at QM.

Youth Select Member

Age: 8-15 years old

Choose to join as a sailor, windsurfer or both and get all the below perks included.

  • All Kit hire/li>
  • All Youth Member Weekend Sailing for free including Aqua Foxes, Sea Badgers, Ospreys and QM Race Squad for sailors.
  • All Team 15 sessions for Windsurfers.
  • SAVE 20%on all RYA Courses and personal tuition
  • FREE USE OF Wetsuits, Helmets & Buoyancy aids
  • No Maintenance costs and Insurace costs are covered
  • Support and advice from our expert team
  • HASSLE FREE!!

This membership includes all youth training dinghies as standard, e.g. Toppers, RS Fevas, Teras, Picos and Qubas and youth windsurf training kit. Pay a small fee to upgrade your membership to include Lasers (ideal for 15-16 year olds) or intermediate windsurf kit.

Young Adult Select Member

Age: 16-30 years old

A very affordable hire only membership option. Get all of these perks of your membership:

  • All Kit hire/li>
  • SAVE 20%on all RYA Courses and personal tuition
  • FREE USE OF Wetsuits, Helmets & Buoyancy aids
  • No Maintenance costs and Insurace costs are covered
  • Support and advice from our expert team
  • HASSLE FREE!!

Membership Costs

CategoryJoining FeeMonthly
Youth Select Sailing  £25 £35
Youth Select Sailing Incl Lasers  £25 £
Youth Select Windsurfing £25 £35
Youth Sailing and Windsurfing Select £25 £36
Young Adult Select £45 £47
Young Adult Windsurfing Select £45 £47
Young Adult Sailing and Windsurfing Select £45 £57

YOUTH SELECT MEMBERSHIP Application

To join as a youth/young adult select member, please fill out the below forms and send to sailondon@queenmary.org.uk

Please also read out terms and conditions and safety policies.

On the water all year round without the time and costs involved in owning your own equipment!

CREWING

Youth Select members can take guests sailing (provided they have Stage 4). Visits cost £10.

Club members may helm (with the appropriate experience) or crew with a QM Youth Select member for free.

EQUIPMENT AND THIRD PARTY COVER

Monthly fees include damage-waiver cover for accidental damage to equipment (no excess) and third party liability cover (£200 excess).

Please note:Under 18s must be accompanied by a parent /guardian while on QMSC property, In accordance with QMSC Byelaws 9 & 10.

FURTHER INFORMATION AND ADVICE

For further information on how QM Youth Select can help you, enjoy regular sailing and improve your skills and confidence afloat, please contact a member of our team.

Young Adult Select - Access to club Lasers and adult double-hander dinghies. 

Youth Select - WINDSURFING EQUIPMENT

The current youth fleet comprises

  • Team 15 Equipment
  • Youth Training Kit

BOOKING EQUIPMENT

QM Youth Select members are able to reserve equipment up to a week in advance, subject to availability. Bookings are preferred to enable us to anticipate arrivals but are not mandatory.

RIGGING

Assistance with rigging and launching is always available with dedicated staff at weekends. QM Select members are encouraged to learn how the range of equipment is rigged, launched and stored.

20% Discount on all youth courses & Personal Tuition

TRAINING

From beginners to top racers, skills and confidence afloat can be improved through training and we have a full range of RYA courses which are available with a 20% discount as a Youth Select member. Please see our website and Training Brochure for more information.

PERSONAL TUITION 1:1

Tuition is a great way to give skills and confidence a boost. Sessions are available with a 20% discount to QM Youth Select members.

CLUB RACING

QM Youth Select members holding the RYA Start Racing certificate, or with equivalent experience, are welcome to participate in ClubRacing. This takes place on Sunday mornings all year round, on Bank Holidays and on Wednesday evenings from April toSeptember.