Sydney Heritage Fleet Memberships

Our maritime history lives on, and it’s yours to share!

Becoming a member of Sydney Heritage Fleet gives you access to our fleet of world class heritage vessels, a range of volunteer projects and many additional benefits.

Whether you would like to get involved in one of our volunteer projects or simply come on board to enjoy a members’ day cruise around Sydney you will be supporting a unique world class community organisation at the forefront of maritime heritage restoration, preservation and operation.

Membership Pricing

Sydney Heritage Fleet memberships run annually from 1st May to 30th April:

Concession Membership
(for student, pensioner or senior card holder)
Individual Membership$77

*Please note that new and expired membership applications incur a joining fee of $15 in addition to the above membership rates.

Up to 3 additional mths FREE with your membership!
New members joining between 1st February 2022 and 30th April 2022 will have their membership extended to the following year (30 April 2023)

Please also read a copy of the Sydney Heritage Fleet Constitution. By becoming a Member with Sydney Heritage Fleet, you are agreeing to what is laid out in this constitution.

New Members


Existing Members

Membership Benefits

Sydney Heritage Fleet membership benefits are ever growing, some which are listed below:


·Weekly Fleet Forum announcements & offers, for members with a registered email address.
·Access to the members-only section of our website.

Events & Access

·FREE admission to James Craig when alongside Wharf 7.
·Members-only cruises.
·10% members discounts (or more) on charters of SHF’s vessels and event prices such as Australia Day, Boxing Day, New Year’s Eve and Tall Ship James Craig Voyages
·Invitations to members-only events.

Volunteering with the Fleet

·Volunteer at Sydney Heritage Fleet – a world-class maritime museum with an international reputation
·You choose your preferred volunteer job – with guidance from Volunteer Services and we will train you wherever possible to do your chosen job
·SHF is signatory to the Statement of Principles for the Recognition of Volunteers with a commitment to best practice for volunteer management.
· Access to model, small boat and marine engine restoration workshop, libraryheritage collections, heritage docks & workshop.


·Opportunity to participate in Fleet-run courses eg. introductory courses for new James Craig crew; Ropework courses, and steam engineering
·Volunteers have access to a selection of essential courses for updating Fleet qualifications
·Opportunity for volunteers to learn new skills, eg. sailing a square-rigger, welding, woodworking

Plus the satisfaction of knowing you are supporting
a unique world class collection of Australian maritime heritage.

How do I Join (or re-join) or renew?

·New members, join here
· Existing members will receive renewal notices via Email
·Visit the office in working hours and fill in a New Membership Application form
·Contact us via phone or email to arrange sending a membership application form

Members’ Area

Access a range of benefits, forms and news from the members area, including:

·Members’ News
·Past issues of Fleet Forum
·Past issues of The Mariner
·Crew forms
·Board Meeting Summary
·Crew handbooks

Click here to access the Members’ Area

Frequently Asked Questions