A Unit of United States Power Squadrons ®


Rendezvous at Smithfield Station in Smithfield, VA

The Hampton Roads Sail and Power Squadron is a non-profit organization, dedicated to safe boating education and promoting high standards of navigation and seamanship.

The squadron is a unit of District 5 of
United States Power Squadrons (USPS) ®.

Several times a year we conduct boating safety classes for the general public, and throughout the year, we teach advanced and elective courses for our members. A member can progress from basic boating knowledge to advanced navigation through the comprehensive courses offered. Members can also take courses in marine electronics, sail, engine maintenance, cruise planning, weather, and many other specialty interests.

To contact us:

E-mail: HRPS@cox.net


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About the United States Power Squadrons

Organized in 1914, 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.  We enjoy participating with our fellow members on the water and in the classroom. USPS has some 45,000 members organized into 450 squadrons across the country and in some US territories and Tokyo. USPS is the world's largest non-profit boating organization and has been honored by three US presidents for its civic contributions.