Membership

The Sport of Sailing Needs You!

We get people on the water and you can help!

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Individual Membership

Whether you’re a beginner, avid cruiser, racer or expert; if you call yourself a sailor this level is for you. Your membership actively helps get new sailors on the water and supports advanced courses like Safety at Sea, making sailing safer and more accessible for everyone.

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Youth Membership

For the next generation who daydream about being on the water. Your youth membership supports our instructor courses that pass the joy of sailing onto the next generation.

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Premium 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.

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Family Membership

For families that live for the time on the water. The racers, the instructors, the cruisers, and those learning. This membership supports US Sailing’s national safety and instructional standards.

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College Membership

For the varsity collegiate athlete and the casual club racer. This membership supports US Sailing programs to increase diversity, inclusivity and accessibility in the sport of sailing.

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How Does Your US Sailing Membership Help The Sport?

  • Certified Instructors are the backbone of ‘Learn to Sail’ programs for youth and adults
  • Certified Coaches take these sailors to the next level
  • Ratings Services level the playing field
  • Certified Race Officers are ready to make the right call at your signature regattas
  • Certified Judges and Umpires enforce the rules and provide credibility to your racing events
  • National Championships test your skills against the best

Our educational standards create safe, skilled lifelong sailors.

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Membership perks for you...

Education

Access to educational courses and seminars that will expand your abilities

Championships

Eligibility to compete in US Sailing Championships

Insurance

Insurance Solutions for US Sailing Members

Travel Discounts

As a member of US Sailing you are eligible to receive discount flights to US Sailing sanctioned events* on United Airlines

Discounts

Great discounts at our store and savings through our partners

Speed & Smarts Newsletter

Dave Dellenbaugh’s Speed & Smarts is a bi-monthly newsletter packed with tips to improve your racing performance

Which Membership is right for you?

Premium Membership Options

Sustainer - $150

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.

Your Sustainer membership includes:

  • A family membership for up to six immediate family members
  • Complimentary one year subscription to either Sailing World or Cruising World magazine
  • A portion of your Sustainer membership serves as a tax-deductible donation to support sailing in all its forms
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Supporter - $275

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.

Your Supporter membership includes:

  • A family membership for up to six immediate family members
  • Complimentary one year subscription to either Sailing World or Cruising World magazine
  • A portion of your Supporter membership serves as a tax-deductible donation to support sailing in all its forms
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Benefactor - $550

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.

Your Benefactor membership includes:

  • A family membership for up to six immediate family members
  • Complimentary one year subscription to either Sailing World or Cruising World magazine
  • A portion of your Benefactor membership serves as a tax-deductible donation to support sailing in all its forms
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President's Club- $1,000

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 family membership, a complimentary one-year subscription to Sailing World or Cruising World, special communications and invitations to special events.

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Individual

Starting at $65/year

Youth

Starting at $30/year

Family

Starting at $115/year

College

4 year - $95

Organizations

Join our community of more than 1,700 sailing organizations across the country!

Corporate

Corporate members of US Sailing recognize the interconnectedness of the sailing community and the value of engaging with all our members.