Crew Membership

If you want to enjoy time afloat under the guidance of a professional skipper then crew membership is for you.

Choose between go boating with family and friends through your own ‘whole boat’ bookings or meeting new people through our wide range of training, adventure and racing event days. Whichever you prefer, you’ll have expert guidance on hand from a Pure Latitude skipper.

Key benefits

• Like to have a skipper
• Want to extend your boating skills
• Enjoy social boating and meeting people
• Don’t have a ready crew

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Example pricing and usage study – we can customise plans to suit you

Our unique points system provides really flexible boating. Crew membership plans are allocated points and you spend the points on boats, skippers and a fantastic range of events. The right plan for you is dependent on the boats, days and events you choose.

Our three example crew plans work well for most PL members but we can also offer bespoke options for anyone with a keen racing interest or indeed anyone who wants something just a bit different.

Example crew plans Crew 150 Crew 300 Crew 600
Typical usage (days) 5-10 10-20 20-40
Annual points 150 300 600
Monthly fee £200 £350 £600

Example annual usage

Crew 300 – our most popular crew plan

With this membership, you can enjoy:

  • 3 ‘whole boat’ cruising days
  • 8 event days
  • 4 day adventure trip

…..or a wide range of other event combinations depending on how you decide to spend your membership points.

Next steps to visit or join the Boat Club

Call 02380 001234 to discuss which membership plan would be right for you. Many prospective members also like to book a visit to see the boats and meet our team - simply call the number above or complete the form below to book your visit. There's no hard sell - our boats do the talking!

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Winter joining offer – Limited availability

Join Pure Latitude Boat Club before Saturday the 7th December 2019 to take advantage of our winter offer and the opportunity to lock down next years boating at this years prices whilst also benefiting from a 10% discount off our published rates!

What’s more, the offer comes with the option of a membership start date any time up until 1st March 2020, so even if you don’t have time to get afloat right now you can simply defer your membership start until early next year when you are ready!

Joining Fee

A £495 one-off club joining fee applies to all new crew members and anyone rejoining after a break in membership.

Our joining fee helps promote continuous membership which allows us to regularly update the fleet and keep membership fees to a minimum – both of which benefit all.

Additional charges

• Skipper/Instructor – £255 per day or 20 points.
• Fuel – Included on sail and river boats. Charged at cost on motor boats.
• Engine charge – Per hour run.
• Accessories – Spinnaker, dinghy, outboard, paddleboard, plus cleaning and catering options available at extra cost.

Frequently asked questions

Can I customize my plan to fit me?

Absolutely. Our three example crew plans work well for most PL members but we also offer bespoke options for anyone who wants something just a bit different. Get in touch for a bespoke proposal.

Can I use all my points to go boating in a single month?

No. A key facet of any shared use scheme is the ability to get boat at times that suit you – thus we carefully manage supply and demand to ensure good availability for all. Our seasonal booking calendar is an important tool in achieving this. Annual fleet membership points are allocated equally across three seasons (4 month blocks: High = May-August, Mid = Mar-Apr & Sep-Oct and Low = Nov-Feb) and they need to be used in the season to which they are allocated.

Can I use the club rib?

Yes, but you'll need to book a skipper for your preferred dates.

Is there a joining fee?

Yes, £495 one-off club joining fee applies to all new members and anyone rejoining after a break in membership.

Can I save money by paying annually?

Annual payment in advance brings a 5% discount. Contact us for details of how much you can save with a multi year plan.

What extra costs are there ?

Your membership includes fully equipped and maintained boats, home berthing, insurance, access to our event programme and much more. Additional charges apply as follows:

Fuel is included on sailboats and riverboats but metered and charged at cost on seagoing motorboats.

We make a charge per engine hour run. Sailboats £6/hour, riverboat and smaller motorboats £12/hour and larger motorboats £18/hour/engine.

Accessories such as dinghies, outboards, spinnakers plus cleaning and catering options are available at extra cost.

Generally, when you join events you’ll need to pay for your food (either through kitty or your own purchase) and if you’re heading further afield you’ll need to cover your own travelling costs to and from the boat.

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