At Modern Sailing School & Club, we strive to provide an active, supportive, and relaxing social environment for our members to further their sailing education and experience. People with common interests and goals come together and create lasting sailing friendships.
ONLY $45 a month!
There are two ways to sign up for a membership - by email, or phone (415) 331-8250.
Why Become a Member?
Location - We are located in beautiful Sausalito at the Marina Plaza Harbor, just minutes from the Golden Gate Bridge. Once you leave the slip, you are moments away from some of the best sailing in the world! You will also have access to some of the best anchorages and harbors: Ayala Cove at Angel Island, South Beach Harbor in San Francisco, China Camp in San Pablo Bay! Nothing beats sailing out of sunny Sausalito - this location is perfect for any adventure.
Charter Privileges - Modern Sailing has a diverse fleet of boats ranging from 30 - 42 feet. Each boat is professionally maintained and offers unique characteristics, to provide you a wide range of charter options at a discounted rate. View the Fleet.
Discounts on Courses - Save between 10 - 25% on ASA courses, clinics, and specialty programs.
Online Booking - Using our online booking system, you can quickly view boat availability and secure your charter, course, and clinics online: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Parties and Events - Modern Sailing is not only a sailing club, but also a social club - and there is always something happening! Whether it's a BBQ or Apres Sail, member party, wine pourings or speaker series, our members enjoy a wide range of social activities.
Member Club Sails - Weekly group sails are fun, informal and skippered by members of the club who are both friendly and supportive. Practice your skills as the skipper or as crew. You can extend your member benefits for these sails to two people per sail.
Join a Modern Sailing Race Team - In addition to racing clinics, join a Member Race Team that fits your goals and racing style.
Discounts on International Charter Bookings - Receive a substantial discount when you book a vacation charter. Discounts vary depending on charter location, dates, and boat.
Reciprocal Privileges - As a member of the Modern Sailing Club, you receive reciprocal privileges with other sailing clubs up and down the west coast. View Reciprocal Clubs
Yacht Club Partnerships - Ask us about discounted initiation and access to local yacht clubs.
Better Than Boat Ownership - Modern Sailing offers our members access to sailing without the ongoing costs of ownership. Members receive discounted rates on bareboat charters and courses.
$375 New Member One-time Initiation Fee
If you are learning to sail with Modern Sailing, your completed course is used to verify sailing competency. If you have learned to sail outside of Modern Sailing, a Bareboat Skills Checkout is required. See Bareboat Skills Checkout pricing options below.
$500 New Member One-Time Initiation Fee Bundle - Includes membership + discounted Bareboat Skills Checkout fee
$150 Non-Bundled Bareboat Skills Checkout Fee - Rate applies to reciprocal club members or non-bundled purchase
Monthly dues are $45/individual, $60/partner
There are no contracts, and memberships are on a month-to-month basis.
Monthly dues are charged on the 1st of every month.
If you would like to cancel your membership, please contact Modern Sailing by the 15th of the month to cancel for the following month.
There is a complimentary one time, 3 month hold on membership monthly fees without terminating membership.
Refer a friend to Modern Sailing, and if they sign up, you receive a $100 referral credit, they receive a $50 credit!
There are two ways to sign up for a membership - by phone (415) 331 - 8250 or by email.