Full membership is for boat owners and only costs $30 annually ($35 after March 31st).
Associate membership is for non-boat owners/crew and only costs $20 annually.
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
A vote in the Association’s meetingsThe 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!