Join Us

The United States Albacore Association was founded in 1965 to promote and support all types of Albacore sailing in the United States.

Full Membership

Full membership is for boat owners and only costs $30 annually ($35 after March 31st).

Associate Membership

Associate membership is for non-boat owners/crew and only costs $20 annually.

Or Join By Mail

 

Membership includes

A subscription to the class newsletter

Our newsletter, the Albacourier includes articles on mastering sailing skills, boat maintenance and restoration, racing rules, strategy and tactics, class history, fleet activities, regatta announcements and results, and much more.

Eligibility to participate in USAA sanctioned events

USAA organizes Regional, National, and International regattas for its members and the members of other national Albacore associations. We also help to promote the growth and development of local fleets.
 

A vote in the Association’s meetings

The Albacore class is an “owner run”, not “manufacturer run” organization. That means each member gets a say in how the class is managed. Any changes to boat design, class rules, or class administration are all subject to approval by the association’s members.

USAA also provides many other services to its members

  • Maintenance of the class web site
  • Information on builders, sailmakers and parts suppliers
  • Information on the whereabouts of other Albacore owners
  • Boat and sail measurement certification
  • and much more!

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