CAA Membership

Full and Associate Members Community Club Members

Full and Associate Members

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*Early Bird Membership begins March 10th!

There are two types of individual CAA membership available:

  • Full membership - for owners of Albacores
  • Associate membership - for non-owners of Albacores

Full Membership

CAA Full Members pay annual dues of $60 ($75 after May 31) , plus supplemental dues for participation in certain events.

As a CAA Full Member you support the Albacore class and community!

Additionally, Full Membership entitles you to:

  • Participate in CAA sanctioned/run racing series and events.
    CAA events include:
    • Canadian Albacore Championships
    • North American Albacore Championships
    • International Albacore Championships
    • Toronto's Friday Night Race series
    • Toronto's Harbour Master race series.
  • Participate in CAA training, courses, and other events!
  • Post classified ads for gear/equipment at albacore.ca.
  • Vote at our AGM on issues affecting the Albacore class.
  • Run for CAA executive positions.
  • Free sail and hull measurement.
  • Support and enjoy Shackles & Cringles, our own community sailing magazine.
  • Sail at participating partner community clubs.*
  • Boat storage at participating partner clubs.*

Private Club CAA Partnership

If four or more CAA Full Members are members of a club, you're a fleet and your sailing club qualifies as a CAA Partner Club. We'll provide you promotional support on albacore.ca and can arrange clinics and workshops in your region. We look forward to working with you to grow Albacore sailing in Canada.

Join as a Full Member today and be a part of Canada's best sailing community!

Associate Membership

Associate Members pay an annual fee of $27.

Associate Membership entitles you to:

  • Participate in CAA sanctioned/run races and regattas.
  • Participate in CAA training, courses, and other events.
  • Post classified ads for gear/equipment at albacore.ca.
  • CAA communications.
  • Enjoy and support Shackles & Cringles, the CAA's own sailing magazine.
  • Attendance at CAA meetings.

Associate Members are not entitled to vote at the CAA AGM.

*Some conditions apply.

Community Club Members

Across Canada, several CAA-affiliated community clubs offer their members the opportunity to sail co-operatively owned Albacore sailboats.

Community Albacore clubs provide their members amazing benefits:

  • Affordable recreational sailing.
  • Learn-to-Sail programs.
  • Fun, challenging racing and regattas.
  • Social opportunities and activities, including group dinners and parties.

If you're a full member of a CAA Member Community Club, you're already a CAA member and part of the Albacore community!

You're entitled to:

  • Participate in CAA sanctioned/run races and regattas, sailing a club-owned Albacore.
  • Participate in CAA training, courses, and other events.
  • Enjoy and support Shackles & Cringles, the CAA's sailing magazine!
  • Attend CAA meetings and run for election to the CAA executive.
  • Proxy voting at CAA meetings.*
  • Advertise gear/equipment in albacore.ca classified ads.

CAA Community Club Membership

CAA Community Clubs pay an annual fee for each co-operatively owned Albacore.

To qualify as a Community Club, the club must:

  • Own a fleet of at least 4 Albacore sailboats.
  • Offer an organized program of teaching or competition during the sailing season.

 

*CAA Member Community Clubs are entitled to assign proxy voting rights to one of their members for each Albacore owned by the club and for which annual CAA fees have been paid in full.