Become a Member

Interested in becoming a member of OFA? Scroll down to find out how membership can benefit you.

If you are interested finding out more about OFA or how to become a member please call (+44) 01856 871 818, pop into our office at 4 Ferry Terminal Buildings, Kirkwall Pier, Kirkwall, or click here to send us a message. 


Membership is open to anyone who is a commercial fisherman operating in Orkney waters, as well as wild fish and shellfish processors and those with an interest in promoting Orkney's commercial fishery. 


Subscriptions are based on the size of your vessel: under 8m pay £100 (plus VAT), 8-10m pay £120 (plus VAT) per crewman, and over 10m vessels pay 0.5% of their gross landings per year. These subscription rates are subject to change and are decided by the members at the AGM.




AND you can become an associate  member as a friend or someone interested in promoting Orkney's unique fishing community for only £50.00per year (plus vat)

You migh be  a crew member, retired fisherman, or interested member of the public. Phone the office on 01856871818 or 


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