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The US Naval Sailing Association – USNSA – is an organization of military-affiliated, predominantly Navy members, formed to promote fleet readiness, develop professionalism, develop a competitive spirit, and impart a love of the sea and skills that may be used in recreational opportunities throughout a life time using small craft training programs. We also encourage and assist Commanding Officers in promoting boating and sailing as part of their training and recreational programs. These missions are carried out through individual members and branches established on or near military bases worldwide Read More

Editorial

April 10, 2017
USNSA remains alive and kicking. If you haven't noticed we recently relaunched our website to provide more self service to members to maintain qualifications, schedule training and renew memberships. As spring is springing and the days getting longer our thoughts move towards getting back on the water and USNSA is ready to support you. Whether advancing your qualifications, growing and developing local branch membership, certifying instructors for the new season, or even looking to grow your... read more

Accolades from our Members

By
Robert Mcwethy

The USNSA started as a primarily active duty organization with the Norfolk Naval Sailing Association and then the idea to link with a few other Navy sailing clubs already existing.  CAPTs Jake Vandergrift and "Cy" Rotrige ChC based their concept on the Royal Naval Sailing Association which was 25 years old by 1962.  I became involved initially as Commodore of NNSA.  CAPT Bob Steele was an author of the constitution and bylaws.  Dues were two dollars a year.  I relieved then RADM Rotrige as... Read More

USNSA Projects

See a complete list of Current and Up-Coming Sailing Instructor Courses by Clicking Here.

USNSA provides financial support to branches offering sailing camps for children, adult sailing education and outreach programs for inner city youths.

A project targeted to upgrade small sailboats and sailboards used for recreational sailing in MWR programs supporting our troops engaged in Operation Enduring Freedom.

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There are many opportunities to help with Navy Sailing Projects. One of the most gratifying is Vets On The Bay.  Our volunteers say it is an honor to donate their time to wounded vets and their families. Make a difference... serve the young men and women who serve our country. Find out how . . .