Membership Benefits

  • Free Open Sailing
  • $25/wk Day Camp Discount
  • 10% off Programs, Rentals and Charters
  • 10% off all apparel and sailing gear
  • Free Seminars and Clinics *
  • Invitations to all social events
  • Support youth and small boat sailing in Oriental, NC

*some clinics and seminars may have a small supply cost.

Membership Policies


  • Student – Youth who is currently enrolled in school or under the age of 21.
  • Adult – Adult who is 21 or older.
  • Family – Immediate family living in the same household. Children must be under the age of 21.
  • Member – Individual or Family who is currently registered and paying the appropriate fee.
  • Non-Member – Individual or Family not currently registered or paying membership fees.

Benefit Explanation

  • Free Seminars and Clinics – All Bow to Stern Boating Center Clinics and Seminars are free for current members. An exception applies if there is a supply fee.
  • Free Open Sailing – See Adult Programs for more information.
  • 10% off all Programs, Rentals and Charters – Members will receive a 10% discount on all programs, rentals, and charters. Member must be the participant in programs and qualify to be captain for rentals or charters.
  • 10% off all apparel and sailing gear – Members will receive a 10% discount on any clothes, sailing apparel, or anything else Bow to Stern Boating Center sells. (lunch for day camp is an exception)

    Membership and Program Information

  • Memberships are to be a minimum of 3 months in duration.
  • Membership must be current at the time of registration as well as the program, rental or charter in order to receive a member discount.
  • In the case of classes that have group pricing, only members will receive a discount.
  • Memberships are non-transferable
  • If your draft does not occur for any reason during the first three months, you are still responsible for that payment, in addition to any service fee your bank may charge your account. If your draft does not take place for two months, your membership will be terminated. If you wish to rejoin, you will be responsible for any part of the first three unpaid months prior to the membership being reinstated.
  • You may cancel your membership at any time after the first three payments.
  • Bow to Stern Boating Center reserves the right to increase membership dues and inform such members with a 30 day notice via your preferred e-mail on your membership form. You are responsible for notifying Bow to Stern Boating Center if your e-mail changes.


  • Members who use profanity, or who engage in other inappropriate behavior as determined by Bow to Stern Boating Center while using the facilities, equipment, or participating in programs will forfeit their membership privileges at the discretion of the Center. Depending on the circumstances, the termination of the membership may be without a refund.
  • No one is allowed on Bow to Stern Boating Center premises or vessels with firearms, weapons or illegal substances. Membership may be terminated if this policy is violated.
  • Bow to Stern Boating Center will not tolerate any form of discrimination from members, employees, volunteers, etc., based on race, gender, sex, age, religion, ethnic background, disability, etc.

  • Bow to Stern Boating Center reserves the right to amend or edit these policies at their discretion and will post any changes at this location.