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Become a Member

Membership of World Sailing may be granted by the Council in the following categories:
  • Full Member (Member National Authority - MNA) - a national governing body for sailing)
  • Associate Member (a Member National Authority with reduced service and powers)
  • World Sailing Class Associations (types of boat)
  • Rating and Handicap Systems
  • World Sailing Continental Member (membership offered to geographical groups)
  • Affiliate Member (self-administered international organizations)

World Sailing Constitution and Regulations

Full details of World Sailing Membership can be found in the World Sailing Constitution (Article 2) and the World Sailing Regulations (Part 2).

Information about how to become a World Sailing MNA or Class Association is available through the menu above. Please contact the World Sailing Executive Office if you have any questions about becoming a member.

Member Subscription Categories & Rates

World Sailing Member Subscription Categories and Rates

Category 1: £300
Algeria American Samoa Andorra Angola Antigua
Armenia Aruba Azerbaijan Bahrain Barbados
Belarus Belize Botswana British Virgin Islands Bulgaria
Cayman Islands Cook Islands Croatia Cuba Cyprus
Czech Republic Dijbouti Dominican Republic DPR Korea Ecuador
El Salvador Estonia Fiji FYRO Macedonia Georgia
Grenada Guam Guatemala Iceland Iran
Jamaica Kazakhstan Kenya Kosovo Kuwait
Kyrgyzstan Latvia Lebanon Libya Liechtenstein
Lithuania Luxembourg Madagascar Malta Mauritius
Moldova Montenegro Morocco Mozambique Myanmar
Namibia Netherlands Antillles (Curacao and St Maarten) Nigeria Oman Palestine
Panama Papua New Guinea Paraguay Qatar Romania
St Lucia Samoa San Marino Saudi Arabia Senegal
Serbia Seychelles Slovak Repbulic Slovenia Sri Lanka
St Kitts & Nevis Sudan Tahiti Tanzania Trinidad & Tobago
Tunisia Uganda Ukraine United Arabl Emirates Vanuatu
Vietnam Zimbabwe
Category 2: £750
Bahamas Bermuda Colombia Egypt India
Indonesia Malaysia Monaco Pakistan Peru
Peru Philippines Puerto Rico Russia Thailand
US Virgin Islands Venezuela
Category 3: £1,800
Belgium Chile China, PR Chinese Taipei Greece
Hong Kong Hungary Israel Korea Mexico
Poland Singapore South Africa, Republic of Turkey Uruguay
Category 4: £6,000
Argentina Austria Denmark Finland Netherlands
Ireland New Zealand Norway Portugal Switzerland
Category 5: £12,600
Australia Brazil Canada France Germany
Italy Japan Spain Sweden
Category 6: £15,600
Great Britain United States of America

Affiliate Continental Members £200

Asian Sailing Federation
European Sailing Federation (EUROSAF)
Oceania Sailing Federation (OSAF)
South American Sailing Confederation

Affiliate Members - £200

International Association for Disabled Sailing (IFDS)
Mediterranean Sailing Union (MSU)
Offshore Racing Congress
Pan American Sailing Federation
Radio Sailing Association
World Sailing Speed Record Council

Associate Members - £100

World Sailing Class Associations - £200

Rating Systems £200

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