SDSA Membership

join-sdsa-hot-button-2If you are planning your first ocean passage and can’t wait to explore new worlds, membership in the Salty Dawg Sailing Association is perfect for you.

If you are an experienced long distance sailor and relish the thought of joining like-minded, passionate cruisers for offshore adventures, membership in the Salty Dawg Sailing Association will offer you unmatched benefits.

Membership in the Salty Dawg Sailing Association offers benefits to both experienced and developing sailors. Come rub shoulders with other Salty Dawgs.  Join now for $75 per year….for your whole family! Your membership year begins when you pay your annual fee.

Want to know more?…. just contact our Membership Coordinator.



Our Association Members enjoy reduced rates when they register for one of the growing number of Offshore Sailing Rallies we host each year in the U.S. and Caribbean.


When Salty Dawgs get together,  they learn from each other and make life-long friends. We call those gatherings — Rendezvous. Our Association Members enjoy Rendezvous at reduced fees. image2-2


The Association offers Seminars for individuals interested in blue water sailing. Association Members are invited to attend our Seminars for at a discounted rate.


Our Crew List Service seeks to connect captains registered for our rallies to sailors interested in crewing. Association Members can list their crew profile at no charge.


The Association is a close-knit family of the Salty Dawgs   — past, present, and future — held together through newsletters, e-mails, and special notifications in addition to land and water events. In each issue of the Dawg Tales Newsletter, you, as a member, will be automatically included in a drawing for a valuable item … worth more than $75 by itself — donated by one of our Corporate Partners.


Click here to access the password protected – Member Directory



Love-Me-Love-My-Dawg —-  The Salty Dawg logo has become ubiquitous. You’ll find him on shirts, caps, and other merchandise for sale at our events.  Members enjoy a 20% discount.

Contact the SDSA Store for information about products for sale!


Join the SDSA and you are entitled to fly our burgee on your halyard to indicate your willingness to make new friends and share sea stories. Click here to purchase your Member burgee.

Join the Salty Dawg Sailing Association

Please be sure to tick the box that says “I’m not a robot” and click on “Submit Membership” before advancing to one of the three payment options below. That will allow us to link your membership profile to your payment seamlessly.


  1. Click on “Buy Now” and pay through PayPal using Credit Card or PayPal Account:


  2. Send a Check: payable to: Salty Dawg Sailing Association 747 Aquidneck Ave Middletown, RI 02842   Please include your name and the name of your boat.
  3. Pay by Credit Card over the Phone: To pay by Credit Card over the phone, email Tatja at for more information.