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Friends of IBC

Become a Friend

The Friends of Islington Boat Club act as ambassadors to help spread the word about what we do, and encourage young people to get involved in our activities. By becoming a member of our dedicated group of supporters, you can help make a difference to young people living in Islington. We also keep our Friends up to date with all our latest news, and invite them to join us for social events at the Club.

There are three categories of membership to choose from:

Affiliate membership (for individuals) - £10 per year minimum donation

  • Get to stay in touch and keep up with the Club via our newsletter

  • Attend the Islington Boat Club annual general meeting

Associate membership (individuals and not-for-profit organisations) - £100 per year

All the benefits of affiliate membership and, in addition, you get to:

  • Attend an annual Islington Boat Club reception on our barge and narrowboat

  • Attend Islington Boat Club’s Summer Family Open Day

Fellowship (for individuals and not-for-profit organisations) - £300 per year

All the benefits of affiliate and associate membership and, in addition, you:

  • Have a chance to become a qualified narrowboat helm or powerboat driver

  • In the second year of a fellowship, you can enjoy one day’s access to the narrowboat for you and your friends and family.

All of our membership schemes can also be purchased as gifts.

Trips & parties

Narrowboat trips and kayaking parties. 

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Make a donation

The club is always very appreciative of donations.

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Meet the team

All our staff are fully qualified and forst aid trained.

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