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Each and every sailor should have the opportunity to enjoy the sport to its fullest. At US Sailing, our training and education programs build skills that benefit sailors throughout the country. Fair and well-run races, safer waterways, skilled racers and confident cruisers all ensure a lifetime of participation and fun for every sailor. US Sailing has set the standard for excellence in the sport for more than 120 years, and it is the collective power of the US Sailing membership that makes it happen. Membership matters. Your membership dollars directly support our ability to enhance your experience on the water and grow the sport of sailing in the U.S.


  • $65 – 1 Year Membership


  • $30 – 1 year Membership

Youths enrolling in a Level 1 Instructor Certification Course need to upgrade to an Individual Membership, even if they are under 18 years old. Insurance requirement.


    • 1 Year Family Membership – $115

Up to 7 immediate family members can join under one membership

Children up to 18 years old and full time students can be added to one membership

One family member may be enrolled in Level 1, 2 or 3 Programs. Additional students will need a separate individual membership.

College Student

Purchase a US Sailing membership for less than $24 a year

What is the US Sailing College Membership?
  • US Sailing offers a 4 year college membership for $95.
  • Savings of 60% off the basic individual membership price.
  • This special membership is good for 4 years from the date of purchase, regardless of when you graduate.
  • Remember… Certified Instructors (Levels 1 and 2) are required to have an adult membership for insurance purposes, and a US Sailing college membership fulfills this requisite.

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Contributing Membership

Through a premium level membership, your additional support helps US Sailing meet the quickly evolving needs of the sport. This is a pivotal time and together we can build a strong future for sailing.

  • All sustaining members can add up to 6 immediate family members in one membership
  • A complimentary copy of Sailing World or Cruising World Magazines is included
  • Tax Deductible

$150 – Sustainer

$275 – Supporter

$550 – Benefactor

President's Club

The US Sailing President’s Club, an annual giving society, provides resources for projects that go beyond the scope of daily operations and supports new programs and services that meet the evolving needs of sailors and strengthen the future of our sport. As a member of the US Sailing President’s Club, you will receive a complimentary annual membership, a complimentary one year subscription to Sailing World or Cruising World, special communications and invitations to special events.

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