"Sail & Power Boating"
Boating is fun... we'll show you how
The Berkshire Sail and Power Squadron is a part of the United States Power Squadrons (USPS®), the largest and most respected educational / fraternal boating organization on earth. There are squadrons in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. USPS® is a non profit, educational organization dedicated to making boating safer and more enjoyable by teaching classes in seamanship, navigation and related subjects. Our members are boating families who contribute to their communities by promoting safe boating through education, performing boat safety checks, and other community involvement.
Berkshire Sail and Power Squadron, the only Massachusetts Squadron in District 2, is located in the western part of the state. Berkshire's members boat from Maine to Florida as well as on local lakes, the Hudson and Mohawk Rivers, Lake Champlain, Lake George and Long Island Sound.
ALL Berkshire Courses are Open to the Public Click here for a listing of Additional Course offerings for Fall/Spring 2012-2013
The Squadron offers the Basic Boating Course (ABC 3rd) twice a year (Fall and Spring). The next class will be offered starting March 18 2013 at Conte Community School W. Union St. Pittsfield, MA at 7PM. Click here to inquire or pre-register for the Basic Boating Safety Course.
ALL Berkshire Courses are Open to the Public - Below are Additional Course offerings for Fall/Spring 2012-2013
Complete Course Listing Fall 2011 thru Winter/Spring 2014
Public USPS UniversitySeminars being offered at the
First United Methodist Church Fenn St. Pittsfield.
6:45PM to 8:45PM (1845 to 2045)
Contact John Holden for all Public USPS University Seminars
by eMail or 413-441-3769.
ALL Berkshire Courses are Open to the Public
Advanced Courses being offered:
2nd Part - Navigation Continues - 6:45PM-8:45PM - First United Methodist Church Fenn St. Pittsfield, MA - Contact John Holden by eMail or 413-441-3769
Besides furthering your boating education, members attend many social events, picnics and cruises & rendezvous with other Squadron members and with other Squadrons in District 2. During our late summer Rendezvous, the famous (or infamous) Berkshire Devious Dinghy Dog Races are held.
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Slideshow of "On the Water Rendezvous - Three Mile Harbor" Photos taken by P/C Rick Gore, AP
|Commander:||Kevin Dinan, AP - (413) email@example.com|
|Educational Officer:||John C. Holden, JN - (413) firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Secretary:||Cindy Dinan, AP - (413) email@example.com|
|Treasurer:||Frederick A. Mason, SN - (413) firstname.lastname@example.org|
|VSE Chair||Rick Gore - (413) email@example.com|
|South Berkshire County Area||Rick Gore - (413) firstname.lastname@example.org|
|North Berkshire County Area||John Holden - (413) email@example.com|