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United States Power Squadrons®

Come for the boating education….Stay for the Friends sm

Jacksonville Sail and Power Squadron


Serving Jacksonville, Fernandina and St Augustine areas

Since 1950

What is 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

Jacksonville Sail and Power Squadron

Our Squadron has been serving the Jacksonville area including the Fernandina and St Augustine areas for over 50 years. The Jacksonville Squadron has been offering Boating Safety classes to the general public since the beginning.

We invite you to visit our Public Education page and learn about the Safe Boating Course and to see the schedule for those classes.

We are active in the social life of the Squadron with monthly meeting and a monthly weekend cruise to interesting locations.The Squadron supports and participates in many civic events such as the Kingfish Tournament, the Mug Race, Poker Run and others. Those events are listed in the “Calendar” tab.

Information on all the scheduled activities are on the Calendar tab.

Membership Information

Membership in the United States Power Squadrons and the Jacksonville Sail and Power Squadron is available to all persons.

For more information on membership, please contact

Gary Callahan gnc147@gmail

Or Phone (904) 629-8310

Education Information

For information on the various education offerings,

Please contact

Tom Anderson

Or Phone (904) 704-2746

Hot Topics

23 Jun  Poker Run

28 Jun  Executive Board Meeting

29 Jun Jumbo Shrimp baseball game

30 Jun  Celebrity Fishing Tournament

4 Jul  Metro Park General Meeting & Cruise Dinner

America’s Boating Club

How much do you know about boating and boating laws?

We have a general quiz about these subjects so you can judge just how much you really know. This quiz has 20 multiple choice questions with instant grading.

Take the quiz and if you see if you really know all that you should know about these subjects. And, if you want to learn more about safe boating, contact our Squadron Education Officer to learn about what education opportunities we offer. More general information on our courses is available on the Education page of this site. 

Click Here For The Quiz!