Membership

Thank you for your interest in joining the Solent Powerboat Club.

The Membership cost is just £40.00 for the year. Membership gives you the freedom to join as many of the yearly events that are run. We would be grateful if you would read and follow the Club Rules that are set out below.

To join, or rejoin, the club please complete the form below on this page. You will then be asked to make payment of Membership fees via a Bank Transfer.

Account details will be provided via an email message following the completion of the form below. Please check your junk folder once you have submitted the form, as sometimes our emails find themselves there. 

Club Rules
  • Everybody taking part in any Club activity afloat, shall wear a lifejacket at all times unless they are below decks.

  • The decision to take part, or to continue to take part, in any activity organised by the Club is at all times the sole responsibility of the individual participant.

  • The person in charge of any boat that is taking part in any Club activity remains at all times entirely responsible for all decisions concerning the safety of the boat, its crew, and its equipment.

  • Any boat taking part in any Club activity shall be insured, with minimum Third Party Liability cover of £2,000,000. Evidence of such insurance shall be made available to club officials upon request.

  • Any boat taking part in any Club activity afloat shall have a fully functioning marine VHF radio.

  • Any person or boat acting against any decision taken by an Event Co­ordinator and/or a nominated Experienced Helm for the declared purpose of safety during a Club activity will be considered to have left the Club activity.

  • Boat owning Members are responsible for maintaining their Yacht and Boat Safety Scheme form (CG 66) with the MCA (Maritime and Coastguard Agency), in accordance with MCA rules. Members may be requested by club officials to confirm this has been undertaken and provide evidence of same. Members who change their boat at any time should make this known to both the club Membership Secretary.

  • The Club does not condone the consumption of alcohol by anyone who is taking part in any Club activity afloat.

  • Membership expires 31st March each year.

  • The Committee shall have the power to terminate an membership by simple majority vote should they consider that an individual member has acted against the interests of the Club, provided that the Member concerned has been given reasonable opportunity to explain their actions in person to the Committee.

Membership Form

To join the club, please take the time to fill out the information below.