Membership Benefits

Season of Sailing Regattas (14 races per year)

  • SPSA monthly Series Races 
  • St. Petersburg Classic Regatta
  • SPSA Commodores Cup
  • New Year’s Fun Pursuit Race
  • Couples Regatta
  • Full Moon Race
  • Off the Wall Race
  • King of the Bay Monthly Championship

Skipper and Crew Opportunities 

  • SPSA coordinates skippers looking for crew & crew looking for a boat

Post Race Social Events with Awards 

  • Localz after-race socials
  • Oktoberfest Cookout
  • Holiday Party
  • Chili Cookoff
  • St. Patrick’s Party
  • Awards for the best performance every race day

Seminars and Sailing Classes 

  • Introduction to Sailboat Racing
  • Sail Trim
  • Sailing Safety

Casual sailing opportunities including

  • Day sailing
  • Sunset sails
  • Overnight trips

Volunteer opportunities

  • Practice in areas such as photography, video, article writing, etc.
  • Work with local service organizations with day sails for the disabled

Annual Meeting and Awards Banquet

Open Board Meetings

  • Our monthly board meetings are open to all members
  • This is an opportunity for members who like to be involved
  • This is a great way to make new friends and get to know what the St Petersburg Sailing Association is all about

Membership into SPSA provides an opportunity to participate in monthly series races from September to June, discounts on entry fees into special races and regattas, entry to sailing workshops and events throughout the year and an invitation to our annual banquet and meeting held each year. Join now!

SPSA is a member of the United States Sailing Association (US Sailing) as well as the Florida Sailing Association. We are a dedicated group of sailors who race throughout the year on Tampa Bay. Founded in 1972, our mission reads, “The St. Petersburg Sailing Association has been formed to encourage participation in the noble art of sailing and to organize such events to further that end.”