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.

Most people who come and sail with us subsequently 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.  

  • Members of the CSSA :- Membership of the CSSA is free to anyone holding ordinary or linked membership of the CSSC. In addition to employees of the UK Civil Service, this includes the staff of British Telecommunications, the Post Office, and over 100 other former government bodies and agencies. To join the CSSC go to  Once a member of the CSSC you can join the CSSA at
  • Non-members of the CSSA: – can also sail with 5KSC for an additional charge of £8 per day. 

Booking a berth or a charter

If you would like to Charter or book a berth aboard our yacht take a look at our Sailing schedule for this year (opens in new window).

Our annual Sailing Programme from the menu gives an overview our aims and sailing opportunities.

Private Charter is available to all CSSA Approved Skippers. Please contact our Crew Bureau

If you have any queries please contact our crew bureau