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Charles River

Next Event - BBQ, June 25, Concord

Our Mission

To promote recreational boating safety though education and civic activities while providing fellowship for our members

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Who We Are
Founded in 1960, the Charles River Sail and Power Squadron is a unit of the United States Power Squadrons®. USPS is now America's Boating Club, the largest, non-profit, volunteer, educational, boating safety organization in the world.

Where We Are
Our Squadron serves the  Boston area and towns to the Northwest of Boston, Massachusetts. We regularly meet and teach in the town of Lexington and invite participation from residents of all surrounding towns.(See map of squadron locations in USPS District 34.)

Latest Boston, Massachusetts, weather What We Do
•   Boating Education - We provide boating courses and seminars to the public, and advanced and elective courses to members.
•   Fun Social Activities - Monthly events are planned including cookouts, dinners with speakers, a holiday party.
•   Community Service - Members provide free Vessel Safety Checks for area boaters. And through the cooperative charting program, USPS members help keep nautical charts up-to-date.

How to Join
We welcome all who want to enjoy the sport of boating safely and responsibly, even if you don't own a boat. You will find us knowledgeable and friendly, and always ready to share our boating experiences with you - Become a Member