Join Vipca

Joining VIPCA is a great way to stay informed within the charter community, and to be part of the marine industry's voice while supporting our year-round work. There are over 700 members benefitting from VIPCA's non-profit services. All members receive quarterly newsletters about the projects and initiatives that membership supports, including timely industry updates, promotion of VI marine charter tourism, marine vocational training, compliance guidance, and development of VI marine infrastructure including moorings. You can join as crew, vessel, vendor, marine service provider or charter broker. Choose your membership according to the key VIPCA member benefits, whether you are looking for access to VIPCA health insurance programs, member discounts at local marine-related businesses, advertising to members or many of our other membership benefits including training and educational seminars, attending our events or accessing the marine vendors and services directory.

Direct benefits of VIPCA Membership:
  • With Personal Membership access to shore-based health insurance; with Crew Membership access to on-the-water health insurance.
  • Access to the USVI Charter Yacht Show and other marine events, training and educational seminars
  • Receipt of pertinent and timely industry updates and information from VIPCA
  • Marine Directory of vendors and services

Membership supports VIPCAs year-round work:

  • Promoting USVI marine charter tourism
  • Marine Vocational Training to help track VI youth into careers in the marine industry
  • Liaison with USVI, BVI and PR to assist in facilitating cooperation for the benefit of members
  • Seeking official rulings from Customs and Border Protection (CBP) for benefit of membership at-large
  • Development of marine infrastructure in the USVI  – including moorings
  • Compliance guidance for mariners and vessels

Vessel Membership

  • Provides access to  discounts and benefits from various marine businesses, services and marinas
  • Provides significantly discounted access to the USVI Charter Yacht Show as exhibitor

Crew Membership

  • Provides access to health insurance for captains and/ crew with affordable Medical Insurance. Independent from Vessel Membership

Broker / Associate / Vendor Membership

  • Provides access to the USVI Charter Yacht Show as an attendee
  • Advertise your business to other VIPCA members
  • Access to Marine Expo at the USVI Charter Yacht Show with Gold Membership
  • Gold Level Members only - access for business owner to shore-based health insurance

Personal Membership

  • Provides access to health insurance for Vessel Managers, VIPCA Suppliers, Businesses that service VIPCA Clients & Members