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.


Training Opportunities

There are still places on the Comp Crew courses this summer- if you have Start Yachting one 3 day course is enough, if not you can do two 3 day courses to make up the 5 days. Just added is a 5 day Day Skipper Practical in September, for more information email training@5ksc.org.uk , for…

YNOT now in Scotland

Our yacht is now based in Largs on the west coast of Scotland, The trip skippered by Ruth was notable as the engine cooling water pump failed and she had to call for a tow into Bangor by the lifeboat. Although the rescuers were rewarded with cake, now might be a good time to show…

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.

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.