Thanks for your interest in the Venice Sailing Squadron. The VSS is a volunteer run sailing social club located on the breezy shores of the Gulf of Mexico. As part of our mission to promote sailing in the community, we offer a varied program of local cruising, social events, training and racing in and around the Gulf of Mexico. The VSS is a registered US Sailing sailing club. As such we maintain a standard of conduct and quality on the water and practice and encourage stewardship to our environment.
Sail with us!
STEP 1 PAYMENT
Annual dues are $70.00, this is a family membership for all immediate family members! Club member benefits include organized cruising, racing, potluck dinners, monthly newsletters and updates, sailing announcements, social affairs like summer time crabs on the beach, small boat day and other club/inter-club activities. Some of the social activities such as the "Small Boat Day" in October, and our Change of Watch (COW) Dinner on Memorial Day weekend in May are provided at very little additional cost above the $70 annual family dues.
Want to pay by CHECK?
VSS dues can also be paid via a $70.00 check payable to the Venice Sailing Squadron. Please complete and submit the online signup form and mail your heck along with your name if not printed on your check to :
PO Box 1124
Venice, FL 34284-1124
STEP 2 COMPLETE THE FORM
The form collects your contact information and has a survey about your sailing experience. Member data is used facilitate club communications among VSS members. The VSS list is for club use and does not sell it’s lists to third parties. You will receive an email confirming your sign up and a welcome email to follow.
become a member
VSS membership is open to all sailors and those interested in becoming sailors. Additionally, boat ownership is not a prerequisite for membership into the Venice Sailing Squadron (VSS). There are plenty of opportunities to join a sailing crew and get out on the water even if you don't have your own boat.