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Learn to Boat on a Boat...from Local Experts - Get both Classroom and On The Water (OTW) Training as Part of the Same Course! ABC (Basic Boating), Seamanship, Piloting, Adv Piloting, Sail and Paddle Smart. We Offer These Courses and More! Count on Your Local US Sail and Power Squadron for any of these courses - Get Out On The Water to Really Learn Boating Skills and How to Insure the Safety of You and Your Family! Go Here to Learn More -

We are one of the 33 districts that make up the United State Power Squadrons (USPS), a non-profit boating safety educational organization. USPS is a national organization for recreational boaters dedicated to making boating safer and more fun. Our members conduct public boating safety classes and vessel safety checks. We also provide a variety of social and boating activities for our members. Our members also enjoy participating in a variety of on the water and classroom courses to help increase their nautical skills and become more knowledgeable boaters. Learn more about USPS and what our members do. Check out all of the benefits and savings offered to our members. District 16 is home to 17 squadrons covering the Puget Sound area of Western Washington, the Spokane River and the lower Columbia River area in Eastern Washington. If you're a boater in the State of Washington, chances are there is a Squadron located near you.