5KSC is the North Western Yacht Division of the Civil Service Sailing Association (CSSA).

We are based in Liverpool and offer low cost sailing opportunities to all public sector staff and their family and friends. 

Join Us

Join to benefit from the reduced rates the CSSA offers. Club membership is open to all public sector employees and also to their family and friends through linked membership.

Sail With Us

You do not need to be a member of either 5 Kingdoms or the Civil Service Sailing Association (CSSA) to start sailing with us and we encourage everyone. We also offer Taster Sails

Train With Us

We are a recognised RYA training centre and have RYA approved instructors who can offer competent crew, day skipper and coastal skipper courses.


Winter Program

The Brass Monkey races on the Mersey are now bookable, there is a RYA First Aid Course in January. More shore based and non RYA courses eg manoeuvring, dinghy and outboard use will be added soon.

Plans for 2024

Members, approved CSSA skippers and people who expressed an interest in AC24 are being surveyed on plans for 2024, if you did not get the email please contact the club via the website or a committee member, replies need to be returned by 8/12/23.


Ynot arrived in Liverpool on 27th November, she had been storm bound in Troon and eventually a weather window opened up. The crew lead by Martin F did a great job, many thanks.

Get in touch

Alison Hutton
Deborah Ward
Alison Hutton
Pete Shuttleworth
Crew Bureau
Karl LLoyd
Yacht Husband
Colin Atkinson
Ruth Ingram
Phone: 07703057621
Colin Atkinson

Please use our Contact Form for general enquires.