Mumbles Motor Boat & Fishing Club 
 Good things come to them who bait
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Introduction 
 
Fishing is a healthy, popular and growing sport that offers the thrilling pursuit of the 'big fish', or the fish for the plate most of which provide a satisfying and nutritionally excellent meal.  You can pop fish fillets and cutlets in the freezer, and regularly enjoy economical fish dishes that more than repay the price of tackle, bait and travel.  Or, just fish for the sport with catch and release.  Should you wisely decide to join the Club, you'll benefit from the friendly, happy and helpful atmosphere.
 
Membership of the Club is open to anyone interested in the sport of angling regardless of sex, age, disability, ethnicity, nationality, sexual orientation, religion or other beliefs. However, limitation of membership according to available facilities may take place on a non-discriminatory basis. 
 
The Membership Year will be from 1st July to 30th June.  Due to the coronavirus restrictions on club activities the membership period for currnt members will be extended by 6 months.  Renewal will br required for the new membership year 1 July 2021 to 30 June 2022.
 
Membership Rates
     
Our fees are currently: These are under review and will increase slightly next year
 
 Membership Category
Annual Membership Fee 
New Member Joining Fee 
Total Payable 
Adult Member *
£30.00 
£10.00 
£40.00 
Family Membership
Adult Members (couple) **
Juniors - Member's Children under 18 years)
 
£35.00 
+ £1.00 each
 
£10
 
£45.00 
+£1.00 each
junior

Junior Member (under 18 years)

£5.00 
£00.00 
£5.00 
Senior Member***
£15.00 
£00.00 
£15.00 
Senior Member & partner****
£20.00 
£00.00 
£20.00 
Temporary Member (2 weeks) 
£12.00 
£00.00 
£12.00 
 
*       1 adult full member only.
 
**     I adult member plus spouse/partner at £5 and/or adult member's children at£1 each under the age of 18
 
***   To qualify for Senior Membership and the reduced fees you must have been a full Adult Member for a minimum of three years, and be of
        state pension retirement age. 
 
**** Senior Family Members 1 Adult and a spouse/partner can be include for £5).

 
Application for Full Membership
If you have a passport type ID photo that you can email, then you could complete the on-line application form on the next page.
 
Joining by post is as easy as 1-2-3 just follow these steps and you'll be soon a member of a great club and fishing some of the best waters around Swansea, Mumbles and Gower. 
  1. Click here to download and then complete The Application Form

  2. Enclose recent passport size photograph(s)

  3. Send with a cheque payable to 'Mumbles Motor Boat & Fishing Club'

Send the 3 items above to Club Secretary, 23 Hilland Drive, Bishopston, Swansea, SA3 3AJ 

All inquires regarding Membership should be dealt with by calling either 01792 232843 or 07423522110.  You can also send your inquiry by email to: admin@mmbfc.co.uk

Membership forms are also available on Thursday Club Nights held at the Mumbles Rugby Football Club.  Completed Membership Forms can also be dropped off, if preferred, on the Club Nights

The Membership Form asks for the support of two members who are willing to propose and second the application, should you not know 2 members of the Club then still submit the Membership Form and the Committee will review your details.  The photograph will be printed on your membership card for ID purposes when fishing from the Boat and wishing to make use of the concessions available to members.  If for any reason you are unable to provide a passport type photo then let the Secretary know and arrangements can be made to have one taken on members night at the Mumbles Rugby Football Club.

We look forward to welcoming you to Mumbles Motor Boat & Fishing Club, and all of this:-
 
 
 
 
 Disclaimer
  • MMBFC does not accept any liability for personal accidental injury or the loss of or damage to any personal property (e.g fishing tackle), however caused whilst on/or fishing from Club Boats or in other Club fishing events.

  • The Membership Fees of Mumbles Motor Boat and Fishing Club (MMBFC) includes Third Party Personal Liability Insurance Cover whilst out fishing.

  • It does not provide Personal Accident or Property (e.g. Fishing Tackle) Insurance Cover. Neither does the Insurance Cover for the boats.

  • All Club Members are responsible for taking adequate precautions for the safety of themselves, their equipment/property, and of others who may be affected by their activity. Although the Club provides some basic guidelines on fishing and boat safety, it is no substitute for common sense, care and watchfulness.

  • Members must fully co-operate with the Club's officials, membership ID cards must be available for inspection when requested.

  • All MMBFC Committee decisions are final and subject to change without prior notice.

 

Note: Fishing tackle can be covered by household insurance or purchased from the insurance company.

Benefits of Membership
 
●    Public liability insurance cover
The Mead combined liability insurance cover includes personal liability cover for all Club members, including juniors under 16 but they must be  accompanied/supervised by a responsible adult.  Geographical limits in respect of related sea angling activities World Wide, including USA/Canada, but subject to UK Jurisdiction only. (Full details on the website).


●    Website (mmbfc.co.uk)
Members’ website for  help and advice, up-to-date news, events, catch reports, boats and minibus fishing trips, information and bookings, and much more…

●    Social media (FacebooK)

Participate in members’ conservation on our forum and Facebook pages, including the latest activities, comments, views, and debates. ‘Like’ other members of the Club.


●    Boat & shore fishing transport
Subsidised use of Club boats (Oystercat & Mumbles Belle) and minibus for fishing activities.

●    Tackle shop discounts
Most of the local tackle shops offer discount on a selection of purchases on the production of your photo membership card.

●    Newsletter
Quarterly newsletters bringing you news of Club events, fishing skills and knowledge, etc.

●    Members Club nights
Members meet weekly on a Thursday night for social activities, fishing trip planning and booking, sharing of practical knowledge and fishing experience