Please select your home edition
Edition
YY.com app (top)

Earn double commission in March as an RYA Joining Point

by Emma Slater 26 Feb 15:00 GMT
RYA Joining Point programme © Emma Slater

Throughout March if your club, training centre or marine organisation is signed up to the RYA Joining Point programme you'll earn double the commission for every new RYA member you sign up.

Registered Joining Points will receive double the standard commission values of the scheme for the whole of March, receiving £20 commission for every family membership or £15 for every personal membership they sign up. The commission earned can then be fed back in to their organisation.

"The Joining Point programme is a real win for everyone involved. The Joining Points earn valuable commission; in 2018 the top performing Joining Point earnt over £1,600 in commission for their organisation, new members get to enjoy the benefits of being a member, and the RYA sees its membership numbers grow", explained RYA Membership Operations Officer, Gemma Garrett

"Growth of our membership is vital in supporting the work we do in ensuring legislators, regulators and other authorities understand and take account of recreational boating activity. Membership funds are also reinvested in to the organisation to help with participation, cruising and government affairs and performance activities", Gemma added.

The Joining Point scheme provides a quick and easy way for those organisations registered as RYA Joining Points to spread the word about RYA membership and encourage their members and customers to join the association.

As well as supporting our lobbying activities there are many other great benefits of RYA membership including access to specialist cruising, legal and technical boating advice from our in-house experts, exclusive offers and discounts from over 80 member reward partners, helping members keep down the cost of their boating; as well as all the latest news and information.

Existing RYA Joining Points don't need to do anything to register for this offer, the double commission will automatically be applied to their account in the April payment run. All they need to do is tell their customers about the benefits of RYA membership and get them to sign up; it's that simple.

Existing Joining Points requiring more promotional materials should email quoting their Joining Point reference number or the name of their club or organisation to receive further membership forms.

Each Joining Point pack provides the club or centre with the possibly of earning up to £1,000 in commission, up to £2,000 during the October special promotion, depending upon the number of members signed up. Commission is paid on a quarterly basis and the amount depends upon they type of membership signed up to.

Packs contain:

  • A3 and A4 posters
  • Membership Leaflets containing a pre-paid post application form, pre-printed with your Joining Point reference number
  • Quality leaflet holders
  • Promotional stickers
  • "How to" Joining Point Swatch containing everything there is to know about RYA membership and Joining Point
If you're not already an RYA Joining Point, signing up is completely free and easy to do, simply visit to get started.

Potential members can now also join the RYA through Joining Point Online.

To take advantage of the new online system all customers need to do is visit rya.org.uk/go/join select Joining Point as the reason for joining and input the Joining Point code for their referring club, training centre or marine organisation. Commission is applied in the same way.

Of course, new members can still sign up by calling 023 80 60 4159 and quoting the relevant Joining Point number or by completing a membership form prefilled with a Joining Point code available from the referring Joining Point.

"We have been working hard to make earning commission as easy as possible for our Joining Points. Adding online joining enables potential members to choose how they join and join instantly when they are at your venue or out and about", Gemma concluded.

For more information about the RYA Joining Point scheme visit rya.org.uk/go/joiningpoint.

To find out more about the benefits of becoming an RYA member visit rya.org.uk/membership/Pages/why-join-the-rya.aspx.

March's double commission offer closes at midnight on 31 March 2019. Double commission will be paid on all applications received by the closing deadline.

Love Boating? Then why not join the association that promotes and protects, safe, successful and rewarding British boating. Join today and support the RYA in protecting your boating rights and freedoms. Take advantage of free advice and support on all aspects of your boating, as well as enjoying a range of fantastic personal member offers. Find out more by calling 02380 604 159, email or visit rya.org.uk

Related Articles

GlobeSailor joins RYA Reward Partner Programme
Exclusive discount on sailing holidays for RYA members GlobeSailor, the European online yacht charter company, is the latest organisation to join the RYA's Member Reward Partner programme, offering exclusive discounts to the RYA's 112,000 members. Posted on 1 Mar
RYA to seek new partner for Youth RIB Championship
RYA thanks Honda for 17 hugely successful years of event support RYA is to seek a new partner to sponsor its RYA Youth RIB Championship, a national championship in which 8 - 16 year old Rigid Inflatable Boat (RIB) drivers demonstrate their skills with the goal of winning a RIB for their club. Posted on 27 Feb
Learning at RYA Affiliated Clubs Conferences
The conferences were the most popular yet The free regional conferences, which are held annually, featured key note speakers and a suite of workshops from the RYA and partners. Posted on 16 Feb
RYA welcomes recent government announcement
Education Secretary announces vision to help kids build character Speaking at the Church of England Foundation for Educational Leadership conference on 07 February, Mr Hinds spoke of the importance of character building activities in helping young people succeed in life and even improve academic outcomes. Posted on 11 Feb
The Future of Sailing webinars
View the full series so far Liz Rushall of Rushall Marketing, Mark Jardine, Editor of YachtsandYachting.com and Sail-World.com, and Alistair Dickson from the RYA Sport Participation Team have run a series of webinars over the last 12 months. Posted on 9 Feb
Spread the word about RYA membership
The RYA is calling on its 112,000 strong membership to help spread the word RYA is calling on its 112,000 strong membership to help spread the word about the many benefits of being a member to their friends and family and as a thank you they will be offering not one, but two special gifts for every new member that signs up. Posted on 2 Feb
LIVE WEBINAR: Effective marketing & communication
Hear how other clubs have boosted membership Following on from the recent webinars focusing on Pay and Play and Alternative Activity formats, the next in the series will focus on growing membership and club activity through effective marketing and communications. Posted on 31 Jan
Youth vs Experience Challenge!
Steve Cockerill takes on Ben Whaley in a match racing duel Steve Cockerill, representing experience, takes on British Sailing Team member Ben Whaley, Match Racing in RS21 keelboats at the Weymouth & Portland National Sailing Academy. Posted on 21 Jan
Working group formed to tackle lobster pot hazard
Task force set to review small craft fishing gear entanglements Following previous work by the RYA coupled with the campaign and petition pursued by the Cruising Association, the Maritime and Coastguard Agency has convened the first meeting of the Lobster Pots and Small Craft Safety Working Group. Posted on 19 Jan