"Come for the Boating Education...Stay for the Friends.℠"
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The Berkshire Sail and Power Squadron is a part of the America's Boating Club® which is also known as the United States Power Squadron®,
the largest and most respected educational / fraternal boating organization on earth. There are America's Boating Clubs in all 50 states,
Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. 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, performing boat safety checks, and other community involvement.
Berkshire Sail and Power Squadron, the only Massachusetts Squadron in District 2,
is located in the western part of the state. Berkshire's members boat from Maine to
Florida as well as on local lakes, the Hudson and Mohawk Rivers, Lake Champlain,
Lake George and Long Island Sound.
The Squadron offers the Basic Boating Course (ABC 3rd) twice a year (Fall and Spring).
We are planning new Saturday morning courses now for late Summer early Fall 2019.
Interested? Contact Susan Darcy - click here.
ALL Berkshire Courses are Open to the Public - A complete listing will be supplied later this Spring.
Public USPS University Seminars being offered at the
Place to be announced.
6:45PM to 8:45PM (1845 to 2045)
Contact Tom Dailey for all Public USPS University Seminars by eMail
or by Phone 413-344-6895.
ALL Berkshire Courses are Open to the Public
Advanced Courses being offered:
Besides furthering your boating education, members attend many social events, picnics and cruises & rendezvous with other Squadron members and with other Squadrons in District 2. During our late summer Rendezvous, the famous (or infamous) Berkshire Devious Dinghy Dog Races are held.
Need Information? Simply click below!
Want a Free Vessel Safety Check for your boat?
Click here to see what we check for a Vessel Safety Exam.
Classes and Seminars?
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|Commander:||Susan L. Darcy, JN - (413) 637-2275||sldarcy at roadrunner dot com|
|Executive Officer:||Don Rochelo, P - (413) 822-0535||rochelod at gmail dot com|
|Assistant Educational Officer:||Tom Dailey, JN - (413) 344-6895||T dot A dot Dailey44 at gmail dot com ***|
|Administrative Officers:||George and Karen Reynolds - (413) 743-3048||georgereynolds279 at gmail dot com|
|Secretary:||Peter W. Samsel, AP - (413) 655-2416||peter dot samsel at twc dot com **|
|Treasurer:||Frederick A. Mason, SN - (413) 499-1030||fmason at nycap dot rr dot com **|
|To our USPS® members and friends: We regret we been forced to no longer hot link our email addresses. We apologize for the extra work needed to send email but we want to protect our addresses as best we can.
We're now using a funny form for email addresses on our website due to the amount of junk mail being generated by collecting email addresses and then selling the addresses to spammers and scam artists.
Then these addresses start receiving tons of unwelcome emails. So we've made our email addresses less recognizable to the collecting programs by listing the addresses with the at ( @ ) sign and the dot (.) spelled out in this way:
AvoiDaSpam at mailserver dot com .
** There really are two periods.
*** There really are three periods.