United States Power Squadrons®
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 nearly 40,000 members
organized into over 400 squadrons across the country and in
some US territories. USPS is America's largest non
profit organization it has been honored by three presidents
for it's civic contributions. USPS squadrons have
offered courses for half a century. Have educated more
than 3 million boaters to date.
The New Castle
Squadron, started in October 1978, is in USPS
District 11 and is located in western Pennsylvania,
New Castle Pa. The New Castle Squadron is an
organization of boaters who believe in boating fun, safety
on the water, and boating education. We teach a public
boating course and offer many advanced and elective courses
to anyone who wishes to become a member. If you are a new
boater looking to get started or an experienced boater
looking to learn more, let us know. Also, if you just want
to get to know other boaters, give us a call. We meet
monthly except July and August.
Our organization has both
power and sail boaters
Meetings are held on the first Wednesday of every month and
we meet at various locations noted in the schedule or
newsletter, at 6:00 PM.
Our public boating course is
accepted as qualification for all boaters and personal
watercraft owners in Pennsylvania.
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