Recreational Sailing Memberships - 2017 Season

Months 
of Operation

Dates 
of Operation

Hours 
of Operation

Individual
Membership

Family
Membership

May*

May 1 - 31

Tuesday-Friday

1-7pm

$50

$75

June**

June 1 – 30

Tuesday-Sunday

1-7pm

$50

$75

July**

July 1 – 31

Tuesday-Sunday

1-7pm

$50

$75

August**

August 1 – 31

Tuesday-Sunday

1-7pm

$50

$75

September*

September 1 – 30

Tuesday-Friday

1-7pm

$50

$75

Yearly***

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$150

$225



*Orientations will be held on Wednesdays at 5:30pm during all months.

**Orientations will also be held on Saturdays at 2:30pm during June, July, and August.

***Yearly memberships run from date of purchase for 1 calendar year (example: a membership bought on June 15, 2016 will run through June 15, 2017).

Because of circumstantial weather, please call (617) 495-3434 before arriving.

To purchase a recreational sailing membership, please visit the Murr Center Fitness Room (65 N. Harvard St. Boston), Monday - Friday, 9am-5pm or you may purchase a membership at the Sailing Center (45 Memorial Dr. Cambridge). You must also fill out this membership form to purchase membership.


Sailing Adult Camps - $100 per week

Monday - Friday, 5:30pm- Sunset
May 30 - June 2

June 6 - 9

Students must have passed swim test and should bring clothes and closed toe shoes they can get wet, spare clothes, towel, sunglasses, hat and sunscreen.


Private Lessons

Private lessons are available for $50/hour. They will be offered on Wednesdays 1pm-5pm, as well as Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays 1pm and 2pm. Instruction is by appointment. Please email Bern Noack at bcnoack@fas.harvard.edu or call (617) 495-3434.

Orientations for new members to be shown how to rig are held every Wednesday at 5:30pm. During the summer, these orientations will also be held on Saturdays at 2:30pm.


To Sign-Up

 To purchase a recreational sailing membership or sign up for a sailing camp, please visit the Sailing Center (45 Memorial Drive, Cambridge) during operating hours.  Memberships can also be purchased at the Murr Center Fitness Room (65 N. Harvard St. Boston), Monday through Friday, 9am-5pm. You must have your swim test card to purchase membership.

***Swim Tests***

  • Any affiliate wishing to join the sailing program must first successfully complete the Harvard swim test at the Blodgett Pool or Malkin Athletic Center Pool.
  • The swim test consists of: Jump or dive into deep water. Surface and swim 100 continuous yards using either front crawl or breaststroke while demonstrating rhythmic breathing. Tread water for 2 minutes.
  • You must be a current Harvard ID holder or an affiliate with a Harvard Athletic membership card in order to gain access to the Blodgett or MAC Pools to take the swim test.
  • Swim tests will be given during regular hours of operation at the Blodgett and MAC Pools until 15 minutes prior to closing time. (You must show the lifeguard your Harvard ID, prior to taking the test.)
  • Lost Swim test cards will not be replaced. Swim test cards are valid for five years.
  • Proper swim attire must be worn; workout shorts, sports bra, etc are not permitted in the pool. Showers are required before entering the pool.