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 500 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 USVI marine charter tourism, marine vocational training, compliance guidance, and development of USVI marine infrastructure including moorings.

You can join as crew, vessel, vendor or charter broker by clicking the links below. 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 the marine vendors and services directory.

Direct benefits of VIPCA Membership:
  • Access a comprehensive health insurance program which is underwritten by Cigna and brought to you by the insurance experts at Gowrie Group
  • Access to vessel hull P&I insurance
  • 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
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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
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Crew Membership

  • Provides access to health insurance for captains and/ crew, and qualifying vessel owners with affordable Medical Insurance. Independent from Vessel Membership
  • Medical Solutions for: Worldwide coverage; Coverage in United States; Two plans to choose from; Up to $5,000 Per Policy Year limit; Monthly Credit Cards or EFT deductions
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Broker / Associate / Vendor Membership

  • Provides access to the USVI Charter Yacht Show as an attendee
  • Advertise your business to other VIPCA members
  • Option for a Marine Expo booth / table at the USVI Charter Yacht Show with Gold Membership
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Personal Membership

  • Provides access to health insurance for Vessel Managers, VIPCA Suppliers, Businesses that service VIPCA Clients & Members
  • Medical Solutions for: Worldwide coverage; Coverage in United States; Two plans to choose from; Up to $5,000 Per Policy Year limit; Monthly Credit Cards or EFT deductions