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Membership Benefits

When you join MITA, you get the knowledge, support, and discounts you need to explore and enjoy the Maine coast responsibly—while directly supporting MITA’s stewardship efforts and sustainable access for the future.

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Membership Levels



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Full access to the Maine Island Trail Mobile App for one user



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Full access to the Maine Island Trail Mobile App for one user

The Maine Island Trail Guide

MITA's bi-annual printed newsletter

Special discounts with our partners



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Full access to the Maine Island Trail Mobile App for two users

The Maine Island Trail Guide

MITA's bi-annual printed newsletter

Special discounts with our partners

10% discount at the MITA Gear Shop

Priority invitations to special events

A sense of pride in being a MITA member at the most impactful level!

Membership Perks


Individual and Family level members receive 350+ pages of critical information and insight on traveling the Maine Island Trail each year.


Current members can access info on every site on the Trail and document their Trail adventures.


Our biannual newsletter is filled with stories of adventure, features about different parts of the Trail, unique boating content, and more.


Cleanups and work trips to Trail sites. Get togethers with your fellow members. Unique webinars. We have it all.


Members can access substantial discounts from businesses, guides, and charters along the Maine coast and beyond.

Discounts for Full and Sustaining Level Members

CHEBEAGUE ISLAND BOAT YARD (Great Chebeague Island, Maine): 50% discount on a mooring for one night.

DOLPHIN MARINA AND RESTAURANT (Harpswell, Maine): 10% discount on a mooring.

HINCKLEY YACHT SERVICES (Southwest Harbor, Maine): Free mooring for one night per season.

JOURNEY’S END MARINA (Rockland, Maine): 20% discount on mooring fees for one night.

MAINE YACHT CENTER (Portland, Maine): 10% off seasonal or transient dockage. This offer is limited to new MYC customers.

SEBASCO HARBOR RESORT (Phippsburg, Maine): 25% discount on mooring fees for one night (Sunday-Thursday only) which includes access for the crew to unlimited use of the resort’s pool, showers, launch, and health club.

STROUTS POINT WHARF COMPANY (Freeport, Maine): 20% discount on a mooring, up to one week per season, and a discount of 10% for dock space for one night per season.

HAMILTON MARINE (Maine): Up to 10% off on in store purchases.

KITTERY TRADING POST (Kittery, Maine): 10% off regular prices on all camping and watersports gear, plus specialty sports clothing (on the second floor). All purchases must be taken to Customer Service with proof of Full or Sustaining level MITA membership.

LINCOLN CANOE & KAYAK (Mass.): 10% discount on all canoes and kayaks.

MAINE ISLAND KAYAK COMPANY (Peaks Island, Maine): 15% off new Nigel Dennis kayaks in stock (without custom fitting) and 15% off Celtic and Lendal one, two, three, and four-piece paddles in stock.

NANUQ KAYAKS (Portland, Maine):  5% off used kayaks; 10% off all gear otherwise; 15% off skills lessons/courses.

YARMOUTH BOAT YARD (Yarmouth, Maine): 10% discount on items from our retail marine store. We have a large selection of equipment, engines, parts, and accessories for your new or used boat.

ALICE’S AWESOME ADVENTURES (Brunswick, Maine): Register online for a Monday or Friday Oyster Farm Sea Kayak and Complimentary Tasting Tour and receive a free custom tote bag in 2024.

CASTINE KAYAK (Castine, Maine): 15% discount half-day and full-day tours, instruction, rentals, and Kayak Gear Shop. (Excludes: Bioluminescent Night tours, Private Lessons, Camping, and Custom programs).

L.L. BEAN (Freeport, Maine): 20% discount on all Outdoor Discovery Program Paddling courses and tours (excludes trips, private lessons, and custom programs). Must call ahead to receive discount: (888) 270-2326.

MAINE ISLAND KAYAK COMPANY (Peaks Island, Maine): 10% off all women’s kayak courses.

MAINE KAYAK, INC (New Harbor, Maine): 10% discount on rentals, tours, and lessons.

MAINE PATH & PADDLE GUIDES (Windham, Maine): 10% discount on all day and multi-day canoe trips on Maine’s premier rivers.

MAINE SPORT OUTFITTERS (Rockport & Camden, Maine): 20% discount on all trips, tours, and watersport clinics.

MIDCOAST KAYAK (Damariscotta, Maine): 15% off all kayak tours, lessons, and rentals.

NORTH STAR ADVENTURES (Midcoast Maine): 15% discount on all skills courses (with the exception of Wilderness First Aid Afloat which is already offered through MITA at a discounted rate. Use the code MITA24 when registering.

OSPREY’S ECHO SEA KAYAKING (Stonington, Maine): 15% of all tours and lessons. Use coupon code “MITAKayaking!”

PORTLAND PADDLE (Portland, Maine): 10% off all rentals, tours, and lessons.

ROCK PADDLE SURF KAYAK COACHING (Beverly, Mass.): 10% off all courses and tours.

SEA KAYAK STONINGTON (Stonington, Maine): 15% off all rentals, trips, and lessons. Use  promo code “MITA24” at checkout.

SEASPRAY KAYAKING (Brunswick, Maine): 20% discount on all canoe, kayak, and paddleboard rentals, and Retail Purchases (including kayaks and paddleboards).

TIDAL TRANSIT KAYAK (Boothbay Harbor, Maine): 10% off all kayak rentals.

A MORNING IN MAINE (Rockland, Maine): 10% off all sailing excursions, and 15% off all-day island adventures for groups of 4 or more.

BROAD REACH SAILING (Biddeford, Maine): 10% discount on any sailing excursion.

CASCO BAY CUSTOM CHARTERS (South Portland, Maine): 15% off regular price on any custom charter.

FREEDOM BOAT CLUB OF MAINE (Portland, Yarmouth & Naples, Maine): $1,000 off the one-time entry fee.

MAINE COAST CRUISING (South Portland, Maine): Free t-shirt and 10% discount with any regular-priced booking.

QUICKSILVER WATER TAXI AND CHARTER BOAT (Penobscot Bay, Maine): 10% discount on charters, sightseeing cruises, and catered picnics. Serving Penobscot Bay, Islesboro, Warren Island State Park, and Camden.

SAILMAINE (Portland, Maine): MITA members receive a 10% discount for lessons on a J22 sailboat. Use coupon code MITA10.

BLUE HABOR HOUSE INN (Camden, Maine): MITA Members receive 10% OFF your stay with promotional code “MITA2024”

GOOD TO-GO (Kittery, Maine): 20% off any of their gourmet dehydrated meals. Visit the website and use coupon code “MITA2024” at checkout.

MAINE BOATS, HOMES & HARBORS: one-year subscription for $15 (regular subscription price is $29.95).

MAINE MARITIME MUSEUM (Bath, Maine): Maine Maritime Museum member pricing on educational programs and workshops, as well as 10% discount on dockage and moorings.

NOW YOU’RE COOKING (Bath, Maine): 10% discount on purchase (excludes electrics, sale items and alcohol).

OFFCENTERHARBOR.COM (Brooklin, Maine): MITA members receive a 10% discount on membership.

PORTLAND BUY LOCAL (Portland, Maine): Become an individual member of Portland Buy Local and receive a free logo tote bag!

REDD (Brunswick, Maine): Use coupon code REDDMITA15 to receive 15% off your order of deliciously healthy whole food nutrition bars from plants.

RIPPLEFFECT (Cow Island, Maine): A 5% discount is available for all MITA members on all programs.

SEA TOW (Portland and Boothbay Harbor, Maine): Save $10 on a Sea Tow membership. For new members only. To redeem visit www.seatow.com/MITA.

SINGING PASTURES (Newcastle, Maine): 15% off online orders of these portable, shelf-stable snacks. Enter ISLANDTRAIL15 at checkout. Limit one per customer.

TACK STUDIOS (North Yarmouth, Maine): 10% discount on yacht interior design services fee or fabric.

Gift memberships

Share your love of adventure, the Maine coast, and stewardship with someone special—and give them the gift of a MITA membership!


Partner with us

Does your business or organization want to do more for Maine’s islands? Our sponsorship packages can get you out on the water on guided island work trips and get the word out about your support of Maine’s wild islands through MITA publications, event promotions, or collaborative products. We would love to talk to you about working together.