ARNO Membership

Leadership and Connection

Welcome to ARNO

The Association of Royal Navy Officers (ARNO) is a flourishing 5,000-strong membership organisation for all Royal Navy, Royal Marines and QARNNS officers alongside their Maritime Reserve counterparts. Officers from the RFA, WRNS, RNVR and SCC are also welcome. You can JOIN ONLINE  in minutes, and reap the rewards for years to come.

“The ARNO/RNOC are institutions of which every naval officer should be proud and be equally proud of their membership. The benefits of being a member are numerous and the support given to those who require it is impressive.”

KEY BENEFITS include social events, monthly online talks, regular publications and email newsletters, competitive RAC breakdown cover, ARNO Motoring assistance with new car sales and high-street brand discounts via our partnership with Xexec. Plus the chance to network and connect online via our new Friday Night Sundowners, Quiz Nights and Monday morning Skills Share sessions.

ARNO at Home – in response to the challenges of Covid-19 we reached out to members who may be isolated at home; connecting people by phone, email or for practical support locally, depending on need. This is an ongoing support network – just email and we will put you in touch with fellow members.

ARNO Online – during lockdown, we are keeping in touch with our members more then ever. Sharing ‘Views from the Cabin’ and ARNO 100 Word stories during 2020, to mark our Centenary, proved an effective way for our international membership to stay connected. You can purchase the resulting full-colour publication in the shop .

ARNO Matters is also a effective way to keep in touch – if you’re not receiving our weekly e-newsletter, you can easily change your preferences in the members’ area. ARNO Matters includes Royal Navy news, updates, current offers, members’ stories, competitions and more. Contributions from members are welcome – we’re currently collecting Run Ashore stories from around the world. Email yours to

join over 5,000  OFficers Receiving exclusive benefits for Being ARNO Members

  • Huge range of retail discounts via XEXEC
  • Highly competitive RAC breakdown cover
  • ARNO Motoring - new car sales made simple
  • Yearbook, Newsletters and e-news ARNO Matters
  • Monthly online talks with high-profile speakers



The Royal Navy Officers' Charity (RNOC) have supported
officers and their families since 1739

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