Membership is currently available in a number of categories.


Past and present members, including WRANS and RANNS of the Royal Australian Navy, regular or reserve forces, or navies of other nations serving, or who have served with the Royal Australian Navy, officers and men and women of any Commonwealth Navy and the Royal Marines.

SERVICE MEMBERS - Serving or past members of the Australian and Commonwealth Military Forces and Reserves and of the Royal Australian Air Force and Commonwealth Air Forces and serving or past members of the Merchant Marine of the British Commonwealth.

LOCAL MEMBERS - A person ineligible for Naval or Service Membership may be invited to submit an application form to be elected as a Local member if such person is of good standing in the community and is a boat-owner who is interested in the furtherance of the aims of RANSA.

ASSOCIATE MEMBERS - A person who is the spouse, son, daughter, widow or widower of a Naval, Service or Life member, but who is ineligible to be elected as a Naval or Service member.

SAILING ASSOCIATE MEMBERS - A person who is not eligible for any other sub-class of membership of RANSA and who is a regular member of a yacht crew or actively interested in the aims and activities of RANSA may be invited to become a Sailing Associate member.

JUNIOR MEMBERS - A person between the ages of twelve (12) and eighteen (18) years who is undertaking basic naval or military training.

COUNTRY MEMBERS - A person who is eligible to be elected as a Naval or Service Member who lives outside the metropolitan area of Sydney may request to become a Country member. 

Membership application forms are available below. For further queries please contact the Sailing Office.
Membership Forms


Serving Naval Membership Form (Acrobat)

Membership Application Form (Acrobat)

Club Contact Information

Street Address 
Sir David Martin Reserve
New Beach Road
Rushcutters Bay NSW 2027
Office Hours Spring/Summer 2017/18
Tuesday- Thursday 0930-1630
Friday                   0930-2130
Saturday               0930-1130
Christmas and New Year closing 2017/18
The RANSA office will be closed from Sat 23 Dec 2017 to Tues 9 Jan 2018.
Member access to the Clubhouse will be as usual, and the Club and Bar will be open for members and their guests on New Years Eve

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 If you are a member and have a boat or bits to sell, check our new menu item, top-right of the front page - "Boats and Bits For Sale"

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