All students are welcome to join the team from the Five Colleges.

We welcome students from UMass Amherst to join the team as a Full Member to practice and compete and students from the remaining Five Colleges to join as a Recreational Member and come to practices.

Please complete the following 7 steps to become a member of the UMass Sailing Team.

Completing the following 7 steps will make you a current member in good standing for both the Fall 2019 and Spring 2020 seasons.

You MUST be a member in good standing in order to compete in any regattas or practices.

If you are member in good standing your name will appear on the roster

Step 1

Member Activation

Step 2

Join Campus Pulse

Joining Campus Pulse is required by the university.


Step 3

Register With College Sailing

In order to compete in regattas each sailor is required to register with College Sailing.

If the UMass Sailing Team sends someone to a regatta who isn't registered the team will incur a fine.

Make sure to select University of Massachusetts as the school


Step 4

Join the Slack Team

Joining Slack will allow you to stay connected with all things team related. This platform replaces Facebook and GroupMe as you may remember from the past.


Step 5

Liability / Travel Waiver

Every member must complete a university waiver form in order to participate in team activities. This includes practices and regattas that we travel to every weekend.

Please forward your completed form to

Click here to complete the Waiver Form

Step 6

Obtain a Membership Pass

A pass for a UMass Student is $100 for the 2020 spring semester. Obtaining a pass allows you to participate in all team events and regattas during the Spring 2020 season.

A pass for a Five Colleges Student is $50 for the 2020 spring semester. Obtaining a pass allows you to participate in all team events during the Spring 2020 season. 

Purchase a pass from our alumni association Massachusetts Nautical Association

UMass Student Membership

Five Colleges Student Membership

Step 7

Complete 2 Community Service HOURS

Community Service Hours are generally due by the end of the Spring season. There will be a link soon allowing you to enter your service hours.

More details coming soon!