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New Castle Power Squadron



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 District 11




Organized in 1914, 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 Power Squadron, started in October 1978, is in USPS District 11 and is located in western Pennsylvania, headquartered in 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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