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.


Preparation of YNOT prior to season

Please check the program and book if you are available to help. The jobs include cleaning and replacing equipment on board. Then there is the a shakedown sail. It is an opportunity to familiarise yourself with YNOT.


The AGM of our parent organisation the CSSA will be held face to face at Rutland Water on 23th April 2022 see http://cs-sailing.org.uk/category/meetings/ . After the meeting 5KSC will be presenting on electronic navigation (from a presentation given to the RIN conference in February 2022) and our Man overboard exercise.

Got any artistic skills?

You can join one of the work parties in March 2022 – we will be painting the hull of YNOT while she is on the hard at the Bluepoint yard in Liverpool, there will be other jobs to do as well, so please get in touch with Colin yacht_husband@5ksc.org.uk and join the team. You can…

Get in touch

Alison Hutton
Robert Rawlinson
Alison Hutton
Membership & Crew Bureau
Mark Carmichael
 Yacht Husband (Temporary)
Colin Atkinson
Safeguarding Lead
Ruth Ingram
Phone: 07703057621

Please use our Contact Form for general enquires.