Why join NAS?

By becoming a NAS member you are helping to support the protection and preservation of our nautical past.  With us you can not only indulge your passion for nautical archaeology, you will also be helping record and preserve the worlds intertidal and underwater heritage for future generations. 

And there are other benefits too:

  • Weekly Discoveries email with news, events, courses, job opportunities and grants
  • Online NAS Member's Stories from our members activities and research (formally known as the Nautical Archaeology newsletter)
  • Access to the International Journal of Nautical Archaeology - additional subscription required
  • Practical training in nautical archaeology
  • Participation in an accredited, internationally recognised Education Programme at a discounted rate
  • Opportunities to join field projects at home and abroad
  • Opportunities to attend our annual conference, lectures and events at a discounted rate
  • Invitation to join the Nautical Archaeology Society Dive Club NASAC
  • Other member benefits - click here for information on other benefits of membership

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Click here to join or renew online

Or to receive a £3.00 discount per year why not set up your membership via Direct Debit (only available to members with a UK bank account)  -  contact the NAS Office directly via email or telephone +44 (0) 2392 818419.

Don't forget if you are a UK taxpayer, the Society can reclaim the tax from your membership so please remember to complete the gift aid section!

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 ([email protected]) to set up a Direct Debit with our provider “GoCardless” -  we are afraid that Direct Debits can only be taken from UK bank accounts.

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Rates quoted are those as of January 2019. We are still offering a £3.00 per year reduction for Direct Debit members (only available in the UK).

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Students:

For registered students at any university.

Email a copy of your student card to [email protected] and NAS staff will set up a free one year membership including the Weekly Discoveries email and online access to IJNA. After this first year, concessionary rates apply for the rest of your time as a student.

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 £28.00 for the Weekly Discoveries email, £45.00 for the Weekly Discoveries email and IJNA online access and £70.00 (EU area) / £84.00 (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:

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

Concessionary membership costs £20.00 for the Weekly Discoveries email, £35.00 for the Weekly Discoveries email and IJNA access and £53.00 (EU area) / £67.00 (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.

International:

For individual residents of countries other than the UK. 

International membership costs £12.00 for the Weekly Discoveries email including advanced notice of courses and fieldwork around the world. International members are not eligible for discounts on UK NAS courses. Use the discount code INT2019 when purchasing membership. 

Family:

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

Family membership costs £35.00 for the Weekly Discoveries email, £65.00 for the Weekly Discoveries email and IJNA access and £90.00 (EU area) / £104.00 (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: 

For organisations, companies, societies and libraries where more than 2 adults and 2 children will be accessing the IJNA and the weekly news update.

Organisational membership costs £168.00 per year including online IJNA access, and £183.00 (EU area) / £197.00 (Non-EU area) to receive the IJNA in hardcopy published twice a year, as well as electronic access to the full IJNA back catalogue. Organisational members are not able to benefit from other member-only discounts.

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If you wish to, a 2019 membership form can be printed and posted to us. Or, you can do it online via our Membership portal here or by clicking on the JOIN / BOOK / LOGIN button.