Skip to main content


Benefits of Membership:

  • Membership dues in the Buccaneer Class Association contribute to promote the interests of all Buccaneer sailors
  • Eligibility to sail in the Buccaneer North American Championship (BNAC) and other sanctioned class regattas as scheduled.
  • Voting privileges: Owner membership entitles you to one class vote to support important Buccaneer class issues! Both Owners and Crew can become full members of the Class Association although, only owners are voting members.
  • Knowing that you are supporting your favorite one design class in its efforts to improve class development.
  • Members can post classified ads for free

What are my dues used for?

  • Organizing championship regattas
  • Paying Class administrative expenses such as website hosting and maintenance
  • Provide Class and sailing tips on multiple social media platforms
  • Advertising the class and the boat to enhance the class's exposure
  • Maintaining the Class Racing Rules
  • Publicizing class activities
  • Maintaining the class boat registry 

US Sailing member and MVP partner

The Buccaneer 18 class association is a US Sailing member and MVP partner! This means your personal US Sailing membership can give back to your class! Being an MVP partner enables your class to receive credits when you join or renew your annual US Sailing membership through the MVP Program. You’ll have access to discounted membership rates, and your class will earn credits to help strengthen sailing in your class across the country.  Benefits also include free access to the new Racing Rules of Sailing app, discounts from partners like Gill, Sailing World, charters with The Moorings, BoatUS, Sim Sailing, and many more!

US Sailing
The information available on this website, including text, part suppliers, graphics, images, and information, contained on or available through this website, is general in nature; it is not intended as naval engineering advice or a substitute for obtaining advice from a naval engineer. Buccaneer Class Association makes no representation and assumes no responsibility for the accuracy of information contained on, or available through, this website, or its suitability for any purpose, and such information is subject to change without notice. You are encouraged to confirm any information obtained from or through this website with other sources, and review all information regarding any upgrade or repair with a certified shipwright or naval engineer.