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*Pay the lower Renewing Member Fee if you're a renewing member or have taken any multi-day course with us, including: Basic Keelboat Course, Winter Charter, or if your child was in City Sail.

2017 Membership Types and Fees


Proficient sailor, able to skipper a J24. Has passed the HRCS Skipper's written and practical exams. Written exam can be taken at any time.  Practical exam is by appointment and requires deposit.  Skippers must own their own VHF radio, multi-tool, copy of Eldridge.

Full Crew

No experience required. Just log onto the site and sign onto a boat.  All sails are free for you.

Pay-Per-Sail Crew

No experienced required. Just log onto the site and sign onto a boat. All the same privileges as a Full Crew, except each time you sail or bring a guest there is a fee

Millennial  / Senior Full Crew Member

Age 25 and under or 64 and over.  Pays less than the regular Full Crew.  Has all the same privileges.


Family Membership

If you join as a Skipper or Full Crew (regular, Millennial or Senior), then you can bring any immediate family members with you sailing as often as you like for a one time fee of $100.
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Captains don't just call the shots, they share knowledge, experience and endless yarns.


As Crew you can take the helm, or sit back and relax.

The HRCS Mission
Hudson River Community Sailing develops leadership and academic success in underserved New York City youth through sailing education and provides maritime education and recreation to the community at large.
HRCS is a 501(c)3 charitable organization.

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