From the archives
Coming Events
  • 19 Oct: Laying up supper & prize giving
  • 03 Nov: Work party
  • 06 Nov: Soup Lunch
  • 10 Nov: Remembrance Sunday
  • 19 Nov: Posh Frocks & Music
  • More details of all Club events can be found in the Programme or in the Forum within the Members Area also see Dear Diary
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How to Join the Club

Application for Membership

Contact the Hon Membership Secretary - Stephen Darlington, Hoo Ness Yacht Club, Vicarage Lane, Hoo, Rochester, Kent ME3 9LB,
e-mail or leave a voicemail at 07835 535619 for a callback.

For a printable application form click here

The completed form should be sent to the above address. When your application is received it will be displayed on the Club Noticeboard for at least 14 days, after which you will be invited to visit the Club for an informal interview. Your application will be discussed at the next meeting of the General Committee; if the application is accepted you will be invoiced for your first year's fees. If the application is declined you will be informed accordingly.

Membership Fees for 2019 (please note - all fees are renewed annually on Jan 1st. Members joining after 1st July pay a reduced rate in their first year).

1st January to 31st December 2019 £/annum
Family membership* £205
Single membership £154


  • A Family membership comprises two Full Members plus their children to age 18.

Mooring Fees for 2019

Boat Length Fore & Aft Trot
Under 25ft LOA £345 £507
25ft-32ft LOA £367 £551
Over 32ft LOA £395 £593


  • Boats kept on the River Medway must display an MPA licence disc. These may be purchased through the Club, by HNYC members only, at a discount to the Port Authority rate.
  • All moorings include one free-of-charge tender park dinghy rack or designated storage area.

Laying-up and Storage on Club Land for 2019

Category £
Under 25ft LOA £36/month
25ft to 32ft LOA £45/month
Over 32ft LOA £55/month
Hoist (one way) £50
Hoist (both ways) £80/annum
Tender (on rack in tender park) £20/annum
Tender (on trolley on HNYC grounds) £70/annum
Cradle/trailer storage £70/annum
Sailing dinghy (on trolley in grounds) £105/annum


  • Laying up Winter, between 1st Oct and 31st March - Mooring holders pay max. 5 months.
  • Laying up Summer, between 1st April to 30th September - Mooring holders free-of-charge.
  • Hoist - Boats up to 9 tons in weight and up to 10’9” beam. Hoist is booked via an online Slip diary.
  • HNYC tractors may not be used off Club premises.
  • A period of 2 weeks (i.e. 2 spring tides) free storage ashore, for emergencies, is available to members.

PLEASE NOTE. All joint or part owners of a boat must be Full members of the Club by way of Single or Family membership.