A Skipper Member is authorized to operate a Sailors NYC vessel on their own.
If you have a sailing certification (of any kind or nationality) and extensive sailing experience, you can become a Skipper Member easily!
All you'll need to do is provide us proof of your sailing credentials and sailing resume, go through a three-hour check-out session and a Man Over Board refresher on our boats with one of our instructors.
Our Skipper Members can go on unlimited Members Sails throughout the season, as well as sail the club's vessels on a Private Sail with a party of up to 6 guests.
3-hour checkout session
- Man Over Board refresher lesson
- Unlimited 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.
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) - $500
Weekend Cruises - $280 + 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!