United States Power Squadrons®  

District 12
a unit of United States Power Squadrons®

Sail and Power Boating...America's Boating Club


Come for the Boating Education...Stay for the Friends℠

Welcome to the United States Power Squadrons District 12 Website. The United States Power Squadrons ® (USPS) is the world's largest private and fraternal membership organization dedicated to the education of sail and power boaters. District 12 includes cities and towns in Greater Boston, North to Cape Ann, West to Worcester, South to Brockton, and East to the Cape Cod Canal. District 12 provides many maritime-oriented educational programs for members and the general boating public.

District 12 News & Announcements


Welcome Aboard!

District 12 welcomes the transferring Squadrons from District 18 as approved and voted upon at the Governing Board in Crystal City, VA on 13 September 2014. The transferring squadrons from District 18 to District 12:
    Beverly Sail & Power Squadron
    Broad Sound Power Squadron
    Marblehead Sail & Power Squadron

Fall Conference

USPS D12 is joining with D14 for our Fall Conference in New Bedford. Save the date and make your hotel reservations now!
The conference will start Friday evening, 31 October, with a social with Chief Commander Robert Baldridge. We will have a full day of hands-on training planned for Saturday 1 November (including the USPS Boating Skills Virtual Trainer) and a dinner Saturday evening. With the Whaling Museum and New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park within walking distance of our hotel, there is plenty to keep everyone busy.

More details will follow. Now is the time to make your hotel reservations! We have a block of rooms reserved ONLY UNTIL OCTOBER 8th at our Conference rate of $109 (one king or two doubles).
The hotel info is:
  Fairfield Inn & Suites New Bedford
  185 MacArthur Drive
  New Bedford, Massachusetts 02740
Call the hotel to make your reservation. The room block is reserved under the name "US Power Squadrons."
  Boating Education courses and seminars will be taught throughout District 12 this coming fall and winter. See the Course and Seminar schedules for details.