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Club Rules


Article 17 – Opening times

Opening and closing times are decided by the board of directors and published on the notice board.


Article 18 – Use of the beach huts

The beach huts are assigned yearly to the ordinary members, taking into account the number of family members and the actual availability of huts compared with the total number of members.

In any case, the board of directors can change the policy during the course of the year, if deemed necessary, in order to rationalize the use of the huts in the interest of the members.


Article 19 – Use of the harbor – Mooring, maneuvering and keeping of private boats

Only small cabinless boats may be moored in the harbor. The mooring of bigger boats will be allowed by the board of directors on a case-by-case basis. The Club takes no responsibility for the moored boats, nor for custody nor for damages, whatever the cause may be.

The member takes full responsibility for the maneuvers within the harbor and specifically for the mooring lines which will have to be reinforced during night time.

In case of strong swell, members, are kindly requested to cooperate to the emergency operations for general security.

During the summer season, within port limits, it is forbidden to keep engines running, unless when entering or leaving, mooring or unmooring. The release of bilge water is also not allowed, so is waste dumping and boat maintenance. In any case, maneuvers are to be carried out at minimum revs.

The club’s personnel is authorized to carry out checks in order to ascertain that boats have on board all the required mooring equipment, including what required in case of swell:

  1. Two mooring lines, long at least four times the boat’s length
  2. Between six and eight fenders, depending on the boat’s size, in any case respecting the prescriptions given by the personnel or the responsible board member.

Boat owners must avoid leaving boats ashore without a specific reason, in order not to hinder manoeuvres on the slipway and on the quay.

Owners of any boats usually kept ashore on the quay are obliged to park them so to keep the slipway and beach free, without hindering the launching of other boats and,  more in general, the use of the club’s structures.

The club’s personnel is, if required, authorized to move boats around, giving, if possible, prior notice to owners, unless in case of emergency.

Club members are in any case bound to know and respect all security rules involving sailing, swimming and using common or private structures and are directly liable for any damage done by them to other members, to the Club or to others.


Article 20 – Use of port facilities

Members are allowed to use port facilities such as the crane, the compressor or pressure washer only under with the help and supervision of the club’s personnel or the port director; no one else is allowed to use such facilities.   


Articolo 21 – Use of the club’s boats

Members are allowed to use the club’s boats, if available, for periods not exceeding one hour effective sailing time if other members are also willing to use them. After use, the member will park the boat and put all the rigging away properly.

Children under 8 years of age are not allowed to use any boat without the supervision of an adult. Children from 8 to 14 are allowed to use sailing or rowing boats, provided a parent or tutor makes prior request to the club’s personnel, taking full responsibility and remaining at the club for entire period while the child uses the boat.

In any case, the clubs’ personnel may prohibit the use of boats according to current or expected weather conditions.


Article 26 – Flags

The Italian flag will be hoisted on the club’s mast on any national holiday.

The club’s flag will be hoisted on Sundays, holidays and meeting days.

The bunting will be raised in case of victory in national championships.


Article 27 – Gales – Red flag

Gales are signalled by hoisting a red flag; this means that everyone is strongly invited to stay ashore and that in any case the club, and its personnel, will not be responsible for any accident may occur.

In case of hoisting of the red flag, swimming is forbidden to children under 14, unless under the direct supervision of an adult:

In case of gale, members attending the premises are requested, if necessary and feasible, to help personnel in securing boats and moveable structures, in order to avoid or limit damages.


Article 28 - Games

Card games are allowed on the club’s premises, for fun only. Gambling is prohibited.

Entering other members’ beach huts is forbidden, even for fun, so is climbing on boats, ashore or at sea, and pushing each other on the quays. Ball games are allowed on the foreshore, provided they do not disturb other members; the club personnel may prohibit ball games in certain hours and depending on the number of members on the beach.

Disturbing games are never allowed on the premises.


Article 29 – Children supervision

In the port area, children under 8 are always to be under the supervision of an adult.

Children that cannot swim, or that swim using fins or a lifejacket, are not allowed along the quays if not accompanied by an adult.


Article 30 – Pets

Pets are not allowed on the premises.


Article 31 – Noises

On the premises, Members are kindly requested not to make noises or rowdiness, which may disturb other Members, or cause gripes with neighbors.


Article 32 – Music players

The use of music players is allowed only with earphones.


Article 33 – Communications and notices to members

Members are requested to check daily the billboards for communications, and to respect the requirements provided by the notices to members.


Article 34 - Cinque Terre Marine Protected Area

Considering that the club lies with the boundaries of the Cinque Terre Marine Protected Area, Members are requested to respect the institution’s rules concerning sailing and protection of the environment, and, within the limits of their convictions, to promote respect for the spirit and objectives of the institution.  


Article 35 – Rule of principle

Besides the observance of the above rules, good relations rely on discipline, education and maritime awareness of members.