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New York Sailing Club

Colgate Sailing Club
A  New York Harbor Sailing Club For Offshore Sailing School Graduates

When you Learn To Sail or take a Performance Sailing or Cruising course with Offshore Sailing School, you can join our exclusive New York Offshore Sailing Club and take the helm with no strings attached. If you want to try the Club as a Crew Member only, that option is also available.

Unlimited Day Sailing Weekdays and Weekends

As a member of our Colgate sailing club you will enjoy unlimited sailing in New York Harbor on our beautiful Colgate 26 sailboats and the freedom to set sail 7 days a week!  Each day on the water allows you to experience the New York Metro Area from a whole new perspective,

You sail in New York Harbor from Pier 25 in Tribeca or Liberty Landing Marina in Liberty State Park. Nowhere can you get a better deal to sail on such high performance, safe and fun boats - the Offshore Sailing School fleet of Colgate 26 daysailers. with unlimited, hassle free sailing 7 days a week! 

The Colgate Sailing Club — FUN!

The people you meet in the Colgate Sailing Club love to sail. They enjoy the camaraderie of other sailors who learned to sail the right way at Offshore Sailing School.

Each day brings new excitement and fun. You will marvel at the changing lights on New York and New Jersey cityscapes, without the cacaphony of city noise – just the peaceful sound of waves against your sailboat's hull. 

And best of all, you are close to home and work – no long commutes, no heavy travel costs.

New York Harbor Colgate Sailing Club benefits:

  • Seven days a week sailing so close to home 
  • Special racing events to get your adrenalin going
  • Full moon parties and sunset cool-downs that bring everyone together
  • Annual Summer Solstice celebration
  • The official Colgate Sailing Club cap 
  • Great camaraderie with like-minded people who enjoy the outdoors and being on the water
  • Discounts on select advanced Offshore Sailing School clinics and courses
  • Automatic membership in the Offshore Cruising Club for big boat cruising in exotic lands

How do you join the Colgate Sailing Club?

Before you can join you need to know how to sail or take an Introductory Course and become an Offshore Sailing School graduate. All it takes is three days to get your credentials for skipper sailing, two days to join as a Crew Member only. If you already have the basics, you can take our fast-pacedPerformance Sailing, Bareboat Preparation or Live Aboard Cruising. If you are just getting into sailing, then the comprehensive Learn to Sail course is your ticket to Club membership and a lifetime of sailing fun. 

Call 888-454-7015 to sign up for a course or join the club!

Annual Skipper Membership

Annual fees are listed below and are guaranteed to stay the same as 2014 if you join or renew prior to January 1, 2015. If you are new to our New York Sailing Club and are taking your course prior to June 30 and join the Club at the same time; annual dues are in effect. Pro-rated dues after June 30 and other options are available as described below.

  • Annual Individual memberships – joining alone – $1895
  • Annual membership for two or more in same household – $1695 per person

New students who take their first certification course with Offshore Sailing School prior to June 30, 2015 – deduct $300 from your course tuition if you join the Club at the same time you enroll in your course. Minimum age for joining the Club is 18.

Annual Crew Membership

Take the first two days of our 3-day Learn to Sail Certification course and you are qualified to join as a Crew Only member.  You get to sail with other members and enjoy all the benefits, except reserving a boat on your own as skipper.  Scroll down to the bottom of this page for more deatils.

Pro-rated Skipper Membership available after June 30

If you become a first-time Offshore Sailing School graduate after June 30 and join the Sailing Club New York in the same season, pro-rated memberships are available – payable in full for the rest of the year in the month you join.

  • Pro-rated Individual Membership – joining alone – $350 per month
  • Pro-rated Household Membership – up to four joining – $300 per person per month

Want to Go Cruising? Join Our  Offshore Cruising Club®

Free Membership, Great Liveaboard Cruising Vacations All Over the World!

For fabulous cruising vacations all over the world, anyone who graduates in good standing from any Offshore Sailing School certification course is automatically a member of our Offshore Cruising Club. You can participate in fantastic Flotilla Cruise Vacations (cruising-in-company) on fleets of 43-50' yachts we charter in dream areas like the Caribbean, South Pacific, Coast of Maine, Greece, Turkey, Croatia, Bahamas, Belize or wherever the wind blows!  Learn more . . .



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