By being an individual member of the Quebec Sailing Federation, you have several services and benefits.

You are a member if:

  •  you are a member of a FVQ affiliated club
  • you are taking sailing lessons in a school affiliated with the FVQ
  •  you are a registered Sail Canada instructor / coach
  •  you are a Team Quebec athlete (benefits reserved to the team members) *
  •  you are a certified race officer or judge **
  •  you are taking sailing lessons in a school affiliated with the FVQ
  •  you are an independent person (registration form

 

BENEFITS AND SERVICES:

 

Subscription to the magazine l'Escale Nautique:

 

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                             Reception of the magazine 4 times per year (of the current year) valued at $5.95 per 
                          edition.
                   

 

 

Accident insurance:

BFL_canada_logo.jpg                                   By being a member of the FVQ, you automatically have insurance coverage in case of accident on
                                your
sailboat (injuries, mutilations, death).

                               
More information.
                                *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:

 

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              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:

 

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                                                     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:

 

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                                                    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 :      

                    

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                                          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:

 

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                                          Canada Company from Quebec specializing in the sale of outdoor meals, Happy Yak dishes will
                                          delight your taste buds. Take advantage of this discount on $100 purchase and free shipping
                                          offered to discover their specialties that will be perfect offshore meals.
                                            * To take advantage of this offer, simply create an account on Happyyak.ca and select Sailing Federation
                                                    of Quebec. Thereafter the discount coupon will appear in your shopping cart.

               

 

 

15% discount on Ga-Oh's online store:


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                                            Get 15% off your online purchases www.ga-oh.com.
                                        Ga-Oh was born out of the desire to revive raw materials
                                        that have ended their useful lives to boaters, kitesurfers and windsurfers. Ga-O
h designs a
                                        collection of bags for men and women as well as decorative objects, unique, practical,
                                        durable ... and eco-responsible. Manufactured in Montreal. 
                                        Become a privileged customer by subscribing to the newsletter : Newsletter Ga-Oh
                                    
                                                    
*Contact us to get your promotional code

 

Enjoy the benefits of the AMQ:

 

 

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                                       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.
                                                                                            C
lick here to discover the advantages of the AMQ.
                                                                                           
Click here to become a member.

 

 

Others services available to FVQ members:

Services available to individual members Club  Training  Individual  Instructor/coach Race officer/ Judge 
 
Access to expertise services in race management: handicap, technical, appeal, etc. X        
Right to register for races and have the results recognized X        
Representation and defence of the rights and interests of sailors X X X X  
Right to participate and vote at the FVQ Annual General Meeting X    X X  
Right to participate in activities governed by the FVQ (other than racing which is a privilege exclusive to club members): clinics, training camps, congress, seminars, Annual General Meeting, etc.* X X   X  
Right to participate in cruising and dinghy sailing pedagogical activities. Privileges linked to obtaining a cruising and dinghy certifications.   X      
Liability insurance coverage for certified instructors/coaches and for Race Officials (officials and judges)       X X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*Athletes and race officier must be members in good standing of their club. They are eligible to services and privileges offered to club members.

** See the complete Quebec Sailing Team program for additional services provided to the athletes and the registration/selection process and fees.

 

 

 

Services provided to members  are varied and depend on the type of membership.

Individual Members

Types of Individual Members: 

  • Instructor/Coach 
  • Athlete (Quebec Sailing Team)
  • Race official/judge 
  • Individual club member
  • Training member of a school
  • Individual not belonging to any club (independent)

Services Offered

Main services provided to Individual Members Club Training Individual

Instructor/Coach

Athlete
(1)(2)

Judge/Official

(2)

Receive the magazine L'Escale Nautique   X X X X X X
FVQ Member card X X X      
Sail Canada Member card X     X    
FVQ Newsletters X $ sup. X X X X
Right to register for races and have the results recognized X          
Access to expertise services: handicap, technical, appeal, etc. X          
Access to the Quebec Sailing Team programs and grants         X  
Representation and defence of the rights and interests of sailors X X X X    
Right to participate and vote at the FVQ Annual General Meeting X X   X    
Right to participate in activities governed by the FVQ (other than racing which is a privilege exclusive to club members): clinics, training camps, congress, seminars, Annual General Meeting, etc.* X X   X    
Right to participate in cruising and dinghy sailing pedagogical activities. Privileges linked to obtaining a cruising and dinghy certifications.   X        
Liability insurance coverage for certified instructors/coaches and for Race Officials (officials and judges)       X   X
NEW! Accident insurance (injuries, dismemberment, death) X X X X    

(1) Athletes and race officials must be members in good standing of their club. They are eligible to services and privileges offered to club members.

(2) See the complete Quebec Sailing Team program for additional services provided to the athletes and the registration/selection process and fees.

 

PARTNERSHIP WITH THE QUEBEC MARITIME ASSOCIATION

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By becoming a member of the Quebec Sailing Federation, you can become a member of the Quebec Maritime Association for only $16 instead of $30 and enjoy their benefits!

To discover the benefits, click here.

 

Institutional Members

Includes clubs and their individual members, sailing schools that teach sailing to training members, summer camps camps that provide an introduction to sailing, class associations, as well as any other groups interested in the promotion and development of sailing.  

Services Offered

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 organisation 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
coach
X
instructor
X
counselor
     
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
race management
X
school management
X X    
Technical expertise X X X 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    

 

 

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