Become a



A Crew Member is able to sail in Members Sails onboard Sailors NYC vessels and skippered by Skipper Members (or members of the staff). Crew Members have the opportunity to learn how to become a qualified crew member and enhance their skills by taking online NauticEd courses and  getting a 9-lesson package of practice lessons at a discounted rate.

If you want to spend time on the water and learn how to sail - this is the Membership for you! If you already have some experience but need help to brush up on your skills and get more hours on the water - this type of membership should be a good match for you as well. Plus, you can always bring a guest along to sail with you on Members Sails for FREE!



  •  9 Members Sails

  • Access to all educational and social activities year round

  • Guest privileges - bring a guest for free on Members Sails

  • Access to club booking system, calendar, and message board

  • Other sailing opportunities at discounted rates: weekend cruises, deliveries, sailing flotillas around the world, racing workshop, special holiday sails, etc. 

Add-ons available:

  • 3-hour Private Sail - skippered by a Skipper Member or staff - $280 + tax

  • Lesson Package to enhance your skills (including access to NauticEd online Skipper Course and up to 9 on-water lessons available on Thursday at 6-9pm and Sunday 3-6pm) - $525

  • Weekend Cruises - $225 + tax

  • Racing Program - $650

  • Private Lessons: on water - $280; theory - $150 (3 hr. lessons) 



Getting on the water has never been easier! Login to your member's account, select a date and time, and you're all set!

  • Members Sails are available* weekdays at 6pm and on weekends mid-day

  • Private Sails are available* daily from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm (last sail to return by sunset)

  • Bring your own party of minimum one and up to six guests at NO ADDITIONAL CHARGE!

  • Click here to view our club skeleton schedule