Our growing community helps support the Center with their membership fees. Membership dues go toward sailing education, operating costs, maintenance of the fleet and facilities, and keeping sailing accessible in the Florida Keys.
All memberships include the following benefits:
The annual fee for membership goes toward supporting the Sailing Center, including operating costs, maintenance of boats and the facility. Membership includes the benefits described above. Members must be checked out on the boats they use and must sign liability wavers. Every person taking out a boat is required to have their own membership.
You may complete your application two ways: Online or via US Mail.
Click this link and complete the application for a new membership or to renew. Follow the instructions/links to proceed with online payment.
Print the Membership application/waiver, complete and send via US mail or drop off at Sailing Center.
Send the completed application along with a check made out to:
Key West Community Sailing Center; P.O. Box 828, Key West, Florida 33041-0828
(Fee is due at time of application)
You may drop off your application and/or check for new membership fee or renewal at the Sailing Center, 705 Palm Avenue, Key West.
Three key steps are required for boat usage by members to ensure safety and enjoyment by all:
The Sailing Center has a fleet of over 30 boats, some of which are for use by adult members and others youth boats. Center boats are available on a first-come, first-served basis and you must be “checked out” on the boat you plan to use. “Checking out” includes a brief display of skills, in which the boat-handler must demonstrate control of the boat using basic knowledge and understanding.
We encourage competent sailors to broaden their horizons and get checked out on multiple boats that we own here at the Center.
Contact Ben Hermelin, program director, email@example.com to schedule a time to get checked out.
We have limited in-water storage available for privately-owned boats up to 26 feet in length. We also have limited dry storage for smaller boats. Contact Dockmaster Mike Vickery, firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on storage availability, fees, and requirements.