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Why join NAS?
By becoming a NAS member you can not only indulge your passion for shipwrecks and nautical archaeology, you will also do your bit to help record and preserve the nation’s underwater heritage for future generations. And there are other benefits too:

  • The quarterly online NAS newsletterWhy join
  • The International Journal of Nautical Archaeology (available online and in hardcopy)
  • Practical training in nautical archaeology at special rates
  • Opportunities to joining field projects at home and abroad
  • The opportunity to attend NAS conferences, lectures and events at a discounted rate
  • Access to the members’ area of the website
  • Other member benefits

Membership types
Choose between individual, concessionary, family and organisational membership with both online access to our publications with an optional upgrade to hardcopy IJNA. Please note that all our membership categories benefit from an annual discount of paid for by Direct Debit. Contact us (nas@nauticalarchaeologysociety.org) to set up a Direct Debit with our provider “GoCardless”.

Individual:
For individual residents of ‘full rate’ countries; UK, Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, Japan, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea, USA, Western Europe (based on World Archaeology Council registration categories found at http://wac.org/registration/)

Individual membership costs £23.00 for online newsletter access, £40.00 for online newsletter and IJNA access and £65.00 (EU area) / £79.00 (Non-EU area) to receive the IJNA in hardcopy published twice a year, as well as electronic access to the full IJNA back catalogue.

Students:
Registered students can contact the NAS to apply for one year’s free subscription to the online Newsletter and online IJNA. After this first year concessionary rates apply for the rest of their time as a student.

Concessionary:
For students, unsalaried, pensionable individuals, ‘non-full rate countries’ (as above) and members of affiliate organisations (Institute of Nautical Archaeology, USA).

Concessionary membership costs £15.00 for online newsletter access, £30.00 for online newsletter and IJNA access and £48.00 (EU area) / £62.00 (Non-EU area) to receive the IJNA in hardcopy published twice a year, as well as electronic access to the full IJNA back catalogue. Concessionary members are able to benefit from all other member only discounts.

Family:
For families of up to 2 adults and 2 children (under 18 years of age) resident at the same address.

Family membership costs £30.00 for online newsletter access, £60.00 for online newsletter and IJNA access and £85.00 (EU area) / £99.00 (Non-EU area) to receive the IJNA in hardcopy published twice a year, as well as electronic access to the full IJNA back catalogue. Family members are able to benefit from all other member only discounts.

Organisational Membership:
For organisations, companies, societies and libraries where more than 2 adults and 2 children will be accessing the IJNA and the NAS newsletter.

Organisational membership costs £178.00 (EU area) / £192.00 (Non-EU area) citizens. Receive the IJNA in hardcopy published twice a year as well as electronic access to the full IJNA back catalogue. Also includes electronic access to the NAS Newsletter four times a year. Organisational members are not able to benefit from other member only discounts.

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