MEMBERSHIP OPTIONS JOINING AFTERGUARD
There is a one time $395 membership initiation cost to become a member. This can be waived if enrolling in three or more courses at membership initiation. One year of membership dues is required. To help make that requirement simple for all, the first year of whatever level is chosen is paid up front. Starting with the second year, dues can be paid monthly, or annually (saving 1mo).
Big Savings as a Charter Member
Charter Members can enjoy the special rates of 20% off courses and 40% off charter fleet rates plus many social benefits. Afterguard Members have their own special events plus enjoy cross membership in Oakland sailing Meetup at no additional charge and join with Island Yacht Club for their fun events. Lots to keep you sailing and meeting others who love to sail.
Monthly rates: $35 Solo, $45 Duo, $55 Family 3+
Pay annually: $385 Solo, $495 Duo, $605 Family 3+,
$820 for group of 4
Rental Fleet: 22'-25'=8 boats, 26'-28'=3 boats, 31'-32'=2 boats, 35'=3boats & 43' Catamarans=2boats, Small boats=5
Chief Members Sail 20' - 23' as much as they want. Great for frequent sailors.
Chief Members, carry forward all the benefits of a Charter member and have unlimited use of boats 20'-23'. Once certified to ASA-101 can take the boats out with one other of crew ability.
Monthly rate: $155 Solo, $195 Duo, $361 Family 3+
Pay annually=11mo: $1705 Solo, $2145 Duo, $3971 Family 3+
Boats: Catalina 22', (5) Ranger 23' = 6 boats
Chief Plus Members 23' - 25'
Chief Plus Members, carry forward all the benefits of a Chief member and have unlimited use of boats 25'. Once certified to ASA-101 can take the boats out with one other of crew ability.
Monthly rate: $180 Single, $220 Duo, $386 Family 3+
Pay annually=11mo: $1980 Solo, $2420 Duo, $4246 Family 3+
Boats: (2) Cal-2 25' inboard
Skipper Members 26' - 31'
Skipper Members carry forward all the benefits of a Chief Plus member and have unlimited use of our mid size vessels, once certified to ASA 103. Can take a boat of up to 31' with 1 other of crew ability.
Monthly rate $210 Solo, $252 Duo, $490 Family 3+
Pay Annually=11mo: $2310 Solo, $2772 Duo, $5390 Family 3+
Boats: Ranger 26', Ericson 27', Islander 28', Pierson 31' = 4 boats
Captain Members can weekend on 32' - 35'
Captain Members sail our larger size vessels once certified to ASA 104. Can take boats up to 35' with 1 other with minimum of Competent Crew/First Mate ability.
Monthly rate: $332 Solo , $398 Duo, $778 Family 3+
Pay Annually=11mo: $3652 Solo, $4378 Duo, $8558 Family 3+
Fleet: Erickson 32' & 34', Targa 10.1, Pearson 35', Hunter 35.5' = 5 boats
Membership is a great way to advance knowledge and to have easy affordable access to a fleet of boats. Membership makes you part of Afterguard Family. Start and end your sail from a welcoming place to share your sailing adventures.
All Members save 20% on courses. After initiation, can save 5% more if enrolling in a set of 2+ combination enrollments.
All Members save 40% on boat rentals for all boats or for boats larger than their Active unlimited use group.
Membership crossover to Oakland Sailing Meetup Group.
Invitation to Island Yacht Club social events and races. We do not race our boats but Island member boats need crew often.
Member Benefits include: Pack of Sea Cards, great for learning the new vocabulary and play with dear ones. One free weekly practice sail April-Oct or can apply to 1st Sunday fun Bay Sail. Summer months host monthly post sail BBQs. Other benefits are: newsletters, first call on limited space courses and special events, crewing options for skippered charters, very affordable refresher rates.. Members can use the Small boat fleet (Catalina 12.5', Capri 14', Montgomery 15', Hunter 17' for $10-20 an hour. Members who want to learn to work on boats can help with restoration projects and once past the learning stage, can earn 'boat use' credits.