Information for Prospective Members

St Pancras Cruising Club (SPCC) welcomes applications for membership from anyone* who is interested in cruising the UK inland waterways.

There are two principal classes of membership: Full membership is for individuals who own a boat that is licensed to cruise UK inland waterways, while Associate membership is for anyone else. Both Full and Associate Members may take part in all Club social and cruising events, have access to the Club's premises, including the Workshop and Clubhouse, can be elected to the Club's Management Committee. Full Members may moor their boats permanently in St. Pancras Yacht Basin (subject to availability of mooring space). The club has two other classes of membership, Honorary Membership and Country Membership, which are by invitation only.

Full and Associate Members are expected to participate in the Club's activities throughout the year as well as making their contribution to Club maintenance by contributing at least 30 hours each year towards maintenance and similar work for the Club.

The conditions for joining the Club are laid down in the Club's Constitution and Rules. Prospective members are asked to:

  • complete and submit a membership application form, including a recent passport size photograph,
  • attend at least three Club nights (most Wednesday evenings),
  • attend at least one weekend work party (usually 10am to 5pm on the first Saturday of each month),
  • attend at least one club cruise on their own boat or as a passenger on another boat,
  • have their application proposed and seconded by two Full or Associate Members of the Club
  • and complete the application process within three months.

Prospective members who have completed all of these requirements will be invited to attend a meeting of the Club's Management Committee. If their applications are successful, they will be invited to join the Club and pay the joining and annual membership fees.

If you are interested in joining the Club please contact the Membership Secretary by email at: , through the Contact page by writing to the Club at this address:

St Pancras Cruising Club
St Pancras Yacht Basin
Camley Street
London N1C 4PN

* Applications are only accepted from individuals who are at least 18 years  old.