To be a Quebec Sailing Federation member is above all to be connected to all stakeholders that have to do with sailing in Quebec. It also means being informed of all available trainings, events, and meetings that take place in Quebec and that bring together the sailing main players. Sailing Quebec members are also automatically covered by accident insurance wherever they sail in Canada.
Becoming a member and thus contributing to the success of the Quebec Sailing Federation also means ensuring the sustainability of our sport. It means ensuring that qualified instructors are there to train young sailors and boaters of all ages who discover our sport or undergo training to improve their knowledge and skill level, performance and safety.
For businesses and associations, becoming a member means benefiting from a direct connection with boaters in Quebec, and having access to privileged visibility with schools, clubs, and boaters in general. A company that supports the Quebec Sailing Federation also promotes the rejuvenation of boating in Quebec and ensures that in 5, 10 or 20 years, our marinas, sailing clubs, and all businesses that offer goods and services to boaters will have renewed customers.
The services offered to members of the federation are varied and depend on the type of FVQ membership. You can become a member as an individual or an institution, whether you are a company or an organization such as an association or a club.
By being an individual member of the Quebec Sailing Federation, you have several services and benefits.
You are a member if:
|Subscription to the magazine l'Escale Nautique:|
|Reception of the magazine 4 times per year (of the current year) valued at $5.95 per edition.|
| By being a member of the FVQ, you automatically have insurance coverage in case of an accident on your sailboat (injuries, mutilations, death).
*This offer does not apply to Judges / Race Officer and Athlete members unless they are members of their club.
|Reception of the Voile Québec newsletter :|
The FVQ newsletter is sent monthly by e-mail, to our members and to all of those who requested to receive it.
Do not hesitate to register to stay in touch with sailing news in Quebec (link on the homepage).
|10% discount on Offshore safety and survival training:|
|All members of the FVQ are entitled to a 10% discount for the Offshore Safety and Survival training.
More information about the clinic.
|10% discount on book purchases at the FVQ:|
|By being a member of the FVQ you automatically get a 10% discount on book purchases at the FVQ.
*This offer does not apply to training members.
|5% discount on Topper Sailboat and accessories:|
|Topper Sailboat Canada is happy to offer any member of the FVQ a 5 % discount on boat and accessories.
Visit the website Topper Canada.
To take advantage to this offer, contact the distributor with your FVQ's number
|10% discount on Happy Yak products:|
Get 10% off yo ur online shopping at Happy Yak.ca.
|Enjoy the benefits of the AMQ:|
Since May 2017, the FVQ and the Association Maritime du Québec have set up a partnership that allows their respective members to benefit from the advantages of both organizations. FVQ members and new members can become members of the AMQ for only $16 instead of $30 and benefit from their many advantages.
Includes clubs and their individual members, sailing schools that teach sailing to training members, summer camps that provide an introduction to sailing, class associations, as well as any other groups interested in the promotion and development of sailing.
|Main services provided to Institutional Members||Club||School||Camp||Class Association||Corporation||Association|
|Free Directors and Officers Liability Insurance (for not-for-profit organizations only) (Document in French only)||X||X||X|
|Accident insurance coverage for members of the organization||X||X||X|
|FVQ & Sail Canada affiliation certificates||X||X||X|
|Discounts on various items: technical manuals, learning manuals and racing rule books, flags, etc.||X||X||X|
|Right to organize activities governed by the FVQ: clinics, training camps,…||X||X||X|
|Right to list job postings on the FVQ web site||X
|Subject to the Safety rules approved by the "Régie de la sécurité dans les sports du Québec" (Document in French only)||X||X||X||X|
|Training and certification of managers, handicappers, regattas committee directors, officials, instructors, etc.||X
|Reception of information published by the FVQ & Sail Canada||X||X||X||X||X||X|
|Free inclusion in our member directory||X||X||X||X||X||X|
|Promotion of the organization during promotional events where the FVQ is present||X||X||X||X||X||X|
|Visibility on the FVQ web site and a link to the organization’s web site||X||X||X||X||X||X|
|Promotion of the organization and of its activities||X||X||X||X||X||X|
|Voting rights at the Annual General Meeting of the FVQ (1) & Sail Canada (2)||X(1)(2)||X(1)(2)||X(1)||X(1)||X(1)||X(1)|
|Right to announce the club’s regattas in the Provincial Calendar||X|
|Right to organize and host sanctioned regattas||X|
|Eligibility to apply for grants that aid in hiring coaches||X|
|Renting or lending of FVQ equipment||X||X|
|Status and services provided to your organization’s members (see services for individual members)||X||X|
|Right to issue sailing certification||X|
|Accreditation of training courses||X|
|Right to use the FVQ logo with the title “FVQ Accredited School”||X|
|Exclusive access to FVQ and Sail Canada training programs and certification material||X|
|Exclusive access to FVQ and Sail Canada introductory level training programs and certification material||X||X|
|Accreditation of introduction training activities||X||X|
|Right to issue introduction to sailing certification||X||X|
|Right to use the FVQ logo with the title « FVQ Accredited Camp »||X|
|Right to use the FVQ logo with the title « FVQ Corporate Member »||X|
|Right to use the FVQ logo with the title « FVQ Associate Member »||X|
|And much more... (See the Sail Canada Programs and Services)||X||X||X||X|
For more information on our different type of members, please click on one of the links below: