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USPS centennial celebration gets under way

Created on 2 Feb. 1914, USPS will mark 100 years of education, fellowship and community service in 2014. Based on the powerboat handling skills programs of businessman Roger Upton at the Boston Yacht more [2012-06-28]

Nationwide Emergency Alert System Test Set for 1400 EST on 9 Nov.

On Wednesday, 9 Nov. 2011, FEMA, DHS and the FCC will conduct the first test of the Nationwide Emergency Alert System.The 3-minute nationwide test will kick off at 1400 EST and run concurrently more [2011-11-02]

USPS Webinar: Emergency Locator BeaconsGlobal Search and Rescue - EPIRBs, PLBs and Related Locator DevisesDescription:Join us for a webinar presentation by Denny Emory of Emory / Yachting Services more [2011-10-24]

USPS, USCG Aux. boost boating safety efforts

United States Power Squadrons and the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary signed an agreement during the Auxiliary’s national conference on 27 Aug. 2011 to broaden their cooperation in vessel examinations, more [2011-08-29]

Risk on the Water

By Ed Gumbrecht, Chief Operating Officer, Gowrie GroupPerhaps you have heard some of the strange and extreme stories of boaters who sustain damage to their vessels on the water. Last season, a couple more [2011-08-22]

Help prevent groundings

The Alliance for Safe Navigation, of which USPS is a founding member, asks all recreational boaters to complete a brief survey designed to gauge their awareness of navigational tool updates and more [2011-08-09]

Hugli named Florida boating educator of the year

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission has selected USPS Educational Outreach Chairman, R/C Wilbur G. Hugli, SN, of Fort Walton Beach as Florida’s 2010 Boating Educator of the Year. more [2011-07-27]

NASBLA Appoints Sweet to Standards Panel

The National Association of State Boating Law Administrators Executive Board recently appointed United States Power Squadrons’ National Educational Officer V/C Bob Sweet, SN, to its new National more [2011-07-25]

USPS Endorses NBSAC Resolution to Mandate Life Jackets for Boats Under 18 Feet

National Boating Safety Advisory Council 87Resolution 2011-87-01Appropriate Regulations for Life Jacket Wear by Recreational Boaters United States Power Squadrons Position PaperIn more than a more [2011-05-04]

USPS Members Receive Discounts on New Club Jeppesen Membership

If you think nothing changes in your boating area, think again. Each week, the Coast Guard issues hundreds of changes for your boating area via the Local Notice to Mariners bulletin, and these more [2011-04-07]