Which US Sailing membership is best for me?
1 Year - $65
2 Year - $120
3 Year - $160
1 Year - $30.00
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 - $115
2 Year - $175
3 Year - $245
- 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 separate individual memberships.
4 Year - $95.00
- US Sailing offers a 4 year college membership for less than $24 a year — a savings of 60% off the 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. A US Sailing college membership fulfills this requisite.
Join our community of more than 1,700 sailing organizations across the country!
We understand that as local sailing organizations—yacht clubs, community sailing programs, sailing schools, class and owner associations, Regional Sailing Associations, event organizers, etc.—you are the foundation for the sport and the work we do must meet your evolving needs. As a US Sailing member organization, you will have access to countless resources and a support system that can help strengthen your sailing initiatives on the water, in the classroom, and within the community. Our organizational members receive publicity and marketing opportunities, play an important role in our community sharing best practices, receive savings and discounts from our partners, access to special organizational benefits, and additional member discounts.
Corporate members of US Sailing recognize the interconnectedness of the sailing community and the value of engaging with all our members—competitors, cruisers, volunteers, instructors, professionals, fans, and local sailing organizations of all sizes. As a US Sailing corporate member, your organization will receive numerous discounts, complimentary individual memberships, and recognition on US Sailing platforms. Join today to unlock these benefits and demonstrate your support for sailing in all its forms.
Enjoy discounts up to 75% off at the following US Sailing partners
Through your membership you gain access to discounts on gear, publications and events, provided by our partners. Login to My US Sailing to redeem your member benefits.
Gowrie Group, US Sailing’s insurance partner offers these insurance solutions and programs for US Sailing members.
The Burgee Program
The only comprehensive insurance program developed to meet the unique needs of yacht clubs, community programs, and sailing organizations. US Sailing members are eligible for a 10% discount on the marine components of the program.
Crew Medical & Health Insurance
Specialized, creditable health insurance with worldwide coverage for professional sailors, coaches, instructors, Olympic team members, collegiate sailing athletes, paid crew/captains, and international cruisers who are members of US Sailing. Crew Medical FAQs.
Boat & Yacht Insurance
Gowrie is the largest and most experienced independent marine insurance agency. Insurance solutions offered for all types of boats and yachts. US Sailing keelboat and powerboat certificate holders may be eligible for up to a 5% discount.
Certified Instructor Coverage
US Sailing extends its liability policies for the benefit of US Sailing’s certified instructors. The specific scenario determines if the coverage is primary, excess or does not apply.
Certified Race Officer Coverage
US Sailing extends its liability policies for the benefit of US Sailing’s certified race officers, certified judges, and certified umpires, and to non-certified officials acting as volunteers for US Sailing. The specific scenario determines if the coverage is primary, excess or does not apply.
SPEED & SMARTS
An exclusive US Sailing Member Benefit – curated content from Dave Dellenbaugh’s Speed & Smarts. Speed & Smarts is a bi-monthly newsletter packed with tips to improve your racing performance. It’s written by America’s Cup winning tactician Dave Dellenbaugh, and each issue is chock-full with instructional advice on tactics, strategy, speed, boathandling and rules. As a US Sailing Member you will have access to six issues from the Speed & Smarts archive, specially packaged and selected by Dave himself.
US Sailing sets the course for sailors to enjoy the sport for a lifetime
Thanks to the US Sailing members like you, our services and programs continue to expand and improve. Use your membership to access events, course and seminar registration, great discounts from our partners and educational materials and resources.
A US Sailing membership provides you
Access to the Gold Standard in educational materials
Eligibility to compete in US Sailing Championships
Access to educational courses and seminars that will expand your abilities
Insurance Solutions/Programs for US Sailing Members
Great discounts at our store and savings through our partners