5 Reasons to join the


Hassle free a short distance away! 
Members can book a sail, hop on the Path train and be on the water usually within half an hour!
It's social
Bring your friends or join other members for a three hour morning, afternoon or evening sails, seven days a week! 
Never stop learning
Learn how to sail or refresh on your sailing skills - all included in your membership. Advanced sailing courses are offered at a reduced price. 
Save time and money too! ​
Buying a boat, docking fees and the cost of maintenance, fuel and commuting... they all add up. Save big by joining Sailors NYC and we take care of the rest!
Find a crew ​
Sailors - whether they own a boat or not - always look for crew. Being a member gives you access to the club members contact list, so next time you are looking for crew, a skipper or even to sail another boat - they might be only a quick message away...  

Sailors NYC has the best program in the area for skippers, crew or novices! It is social, hassle free, a short distance away and a lot of fun!

Started in 2013 and located at Liberty Harbor Marina in Jersey City, Sailors NYC is still the ONLY club in the area offering sailing programs on board medium sized (25'-30') cruising boats. Our community comprises of people of different ages with diverse backgrounds and one passion - spending time on the water.

Members sail our boats on either Members Sails - that are open to members of all tiers (skippers, crew and social) and their +1s, or Private Sails - allowing the members to sail with their own party of up to 6 people. The Sailing Season runs from May 1st - October 31st, however the club offers year-round activities: social, educational, visits to boat shows and sailing around the world.  

  • The club is open for sailors of all experience levels: Skippers, Crew and Social Members (check out Membership Comparison)

  • Year round accessibility to all club social activities, on-water and classroom sailing lessons, allowing members to expand their sailing knowledge and skills

  • Our professional, experienced sea captains join members sails occasionally, run brush-up sessions and are available to answer questions: from boat operation inquiries to recommend routes based on weather and wind conditions

  • Full insurance as well as towing service 

  • High level maintenance including: cleaning, fueling, fresh water tanks fill-ups, pump-out, engine service, oil change, rigging, sails, repairs, etc

  • Discounts on weekend cruises and sailing vacations

  • Discounts on sailing courses


Sail more around and out of the Big Apple with Club Activities, Sailors NYC's weekend cruising and international sailing vacations!

  • Traditional annual sails: July 4th Firework Sail, Pirate Sail, Halloween Sail and more!

  • Racing program

  • Club Weekend Cruising from New York Harbor to Long Island Sound, Long Island South Shore and the Jersey Shore

  • One week sailing vacations available year round! Captain your own crew on a charter boat or join other sailors for a memorable vacation in the Caribbean, Mediterranean, Atlantic, Pacific and Indian oceans. Check out our next vacations here