There are two categories of members:
- Active Members with the right to vote and hold elective office such as recognized yacht/sailing clubs and adult individuals
- Associate Members with no right to vote or to hold office such as member of a yacht/sailing club that is a paid-up member of BSA.
A Bahamian or a Bahamian resident shall be either an Active or an Associate member of BSA to be eligible to compete in sailing events organized and/or sanctioned by BSA.
As the BSA is a Member National Authority (MNA) of ISAF, members will be guided by the constitution and regulations of the International Sailing Federation (ISAF) and are required to adhere to its Racing Rules of Sailing. Please refer to the Objects and Aims of ISAF below.
VOLUNTEERS & COACHING STAFF
The sailing events and learn to sail programs are organized by unpaid volunteers. The instructors are the only ones paid. As a result, 100% of funds raised for sailing goes directly into the product of teaching and organizing sailing activities.
WHO IS WHO at BSA - Please refer to the LINK to “Contacts”
BAHAMAS NATIONAL SAILING SCHOOL – Please refer to the LINK
Star Western Hemisphere Championship 2010 (Photo: Robert Dunkley)