Ithaca Sail & Power Squadron, Inc.

A unit of United States Power Squadrons - District 6


Come for the Boating Education.................Stay for the Friends sm

Safe Boating is for Life


Public Education

Public Education courses are designed to provide basic boating knowledge and skills.  Whether new to boating or experienced, whether a sailor or power boater, whether a non-member or member of the Ithaca Sail & Power Squadron, these courses will provide information that will make boating a safer and more enjoyable experience. 

 Take the ABC Boating Course this year!

The 1 day ABC Courses at the Ithaca yacht Club
begin at 8 am and go to 4:30 the fee is
$ 40.00
There will be a break for lunch but not long enough to leave.  So plan on either bringing your own or purchasing a yet to be determined lunch from the yacht club.

Summer  Courses Start Date * Time Location

ABC Boating Course


  TBD      TBD    TBD

If there are 6 students

Advanced Piloting


There will be on the water activities with this course

Contact Auguste DuPlan,P      
Or Jamie Saroka, AP    @     

* Depending on sufficient enrollment - Additional courses may be scheduled based on demand.  To find out more information or sign up for a course, contact the
Squadron Education Officer (click on this link)Watch for exciting additional new seminars as they are developed!

Member Education

*** All courses are now available  to non-members***
call for details!

Member Education courses represent additional, more advanced, and more in-depth courses on a variety of topics including navigation, weather, equipment use and maintenance, and cruising just to mention a few.  It is one of the many benefits of joining the Ithaca Sail & Power Squadron.

    Other Courses Start Date Time Location
Engine Maintenance
    ( Cost $50 )
 This course is another requirement for the Inland Navigator Boat Operator Certification
 TBD 5 - 4hr.
Sessions over 9 weeks

As with public education courses, additional member courses may be scheduled based on demand.  The squadron tries to rotate the courses given each year so that both new and continuing members have a choice of courses to maintain their boating and safety skills.

           Courses come alive with on-water practice and the sharing of knowledge & experiences.                                                     Charting                                                                          GPS                                               



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