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.


Join us Sailing the Med Autumn 2024

The Med team have been working hard to make sailing around the Balearics a reality for 2024. Thanks to CSSA backing, we’ve chartered a four-cabin 45-ft Bavaria yacht, called Dreams, which is based in Ibiza, from 24 August to 12 October:  https://www.clickandboat.com/uk/boat-hire/ibiza/sailboat/bavaria-45-cruiser-z7dpq9q?fromDate=2024-09-25&toDate=2024-10-31. The marina is less than 30 minutes from the airport, while return flights from various…

Training Courses in 2024

There are RYA practical courses for Day Skipper Coastal Skipper and Competent Crew coming up this spring and summer, please check dates on the Sailing Program/Booking page. Ask if you are unsure what you need to do – training@5ksc.org.uk

Update on AC24

We have had to scale down the plans as it became apparent that 5KSC had to accommodate the club members who wished to continue sailing in Scotland over the next two years . We had hoped to have had access to another CSSA yacht for the program but that could not be arranged. There was…

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.