Catch and release a qualifying shark within 12 months of your application.
A qualifying Blue Shark must be a minimum of 70″ from nose to fork of tail.
A qualifying Thresher Shark must be a minimum of 48″ from nose to fork of tail
A qualifying Porbeagle Shark must be a minimum of 55″ from nose to fork of tail
A qualifying Mako Shark must be a minimum of 58″ from nose to fork of tail
The source data to determine the dimensions for Thresher, Porbeagle and Mako comes from NOAA (Apex Predators)
Catch and release a shark within 12 months of your application
A photograph of the shark in profile along with a measuring tape or other easily visible measuring device is preferred to accompany your application
Joining Fee – £20
You can download a copy of the membership application form here . The joining fee includes your first year subscription.
Annual subscription – £20
Once your application has been approved you will receive a member certificate, membership card, rule book and a lapel badge.
Transfer from associate member to full member once a qualifying shark is caught and released is free.
|Benefits||Associate Member||Full Member|
|Two Newsletters per year which give updates on events, notable catches, committee projects etc||YES||YES|
|Administrator access to club Closed Facebook Group||YES||YES|
|Access to club shop to purchase branded clothing and other items.||YES||YES|
|Compete for club Challenge Trophies and Records (only fully paid up members can compete for trophies)||Yes – provided the fish is of qualifying size and the associate member upgrades to a full member||YES|
|Entry to the Annual Festival||Yes – provided there are insufficient full members to fill the available spaces||YES|
|Serve on the Committee||Yes – provided there are insufficient full members prepared to stand for election||YES|
|Make suggestions/proposals to the committee via the website portal||YES||YES|