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|District 11 is a unit of United States
District 11 is one of the
33 Districts which make up the United States Power Squadrons®, the
world's largest non-profit, family oriented, recreational boating
organization devoted to safe boating through education. Our
National Organization has thousands of enthusiastic members
throughout the United States and Puerto Rico who provide public
boating education courses to all current and prospective boaters.
Districts are made up of local squadrons in their regional areas.
District 11 is composed of six squadrons
located in Northeastern Ohio and Western Pennsylvania including:
Lake, and New Castle.
USPS squadrons, as part of their civic
services, conduct boating courses for the general public. In this
regard, all seven squadrons of District 11 hold the
America's Boating Course (ABC3)® for the public throughout the year.
This course is designed to instruct recreational boaters in safe boat
handling, and is approved by and meets certification requirements of all
fifty states of the United States. To meet the needs of those who
would like to take a safe boating course but cannot attend scheduled
classes, USPS offers the
America's Boating Course (ABC3)® online.
allows the public to receive instruction using a compact
disk with their personal computer and a detailed instruction book.
Completion of the course requires the participant take a closed book
proctored examination administered by a local USPS squadron.
For a course near you, call
A free 6 month membership in the United States Power Squadron
comes with the successful completion of the America's Boating
Squadrons have their own web sites. To visit any
of these sites, and to learn more about the Power Squadron
experience, use the links to the right.
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Last Update: January 11, 2015