United States Power Squadrons®

  

     For Boaters, By Boaters ™

UPCOMING USPS BOATING COURSES

 

             

Click here to read about Florida boating education requirements.

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If Boating Is On Your Radar….

Your boating experience can be enhanced by attending one of our boating classes or seminars. Novice and experienced boaters can increase their knowledge of Seamanship, Piloting, Federal and State Requirements, Boating skills, Marlinspike, Navigation and other important topics.

Our certified instructors regularly offer a wide range of boating courses and seminars to members and the public at large.

Your boating experience can be enhanced by attending one of our boating classes or seminars. Novice and experienced boaters can increase their knowledge of Seamanship, Piloting, Federal and State Requirements, Safety, Marlinspike, Navigation and other important topics.

Here's our Fall and Early Winter course schedule:

 

AMERICA'S BOATING COURSE  

 

The United States Power Squadrons America's Boating Course is an introduction to the rules of the waterways, knots and lines, Marine VHF radio procedures, aids to navigation, boating under adverse conditions,  chart reading and course plotting.  Passing our basic boating course in either format can be your first step toward becoming a member of USPS and gaining access to advanced boating courses covering seamanship, piloting, engine maintenance and marine electrical systems -- to name just a few.

  

 

In Person  ABC3 classroom courses scheduled for:

February 18 -19th, March 19th - 20 and April 23, 2022

9:00 AM through 4:00 PM

See classroom address below

 

Courses offered at a price of $50 per students requiring a textbook and an additional $25 for other family members not requiring a textbook.

  Successful completion of the ABC  Basic Boating Course qualifies

for the Florida Boating Safety Education ID Card.

Many insurance companies will offer discounts on boating insurance to boaters who successfully complete

America's Boating Course

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Saturday, February 5

USPS Tides and Currents Seminar

Please register for this seminar no later than Feb1

The seminar deals with how the sun and moon create tidal patterns,

sources of information about tides and tidal currents,

simple ways to predict height of tide and speed of current flow

and how to use both print and electronic tide tables.

10:00 AM through 12:00 Noon

Tuition:  Members $10, Non-Members $20.

To register for all courses please

Contact Educational Officer  Lt/C Paul Vallier, SN (772-678-2468)

no later than Tuesday, 1 February to enroll

 

Classroom courses held at: St. Joseph Parish Life Center - Rm. 7,

1300 East 10th St., Stuart.

 

f you have further questions, please call:

772-678-2468 or contact Paul Vallier: pavallier@aim.com

 

 

Click here for a complete list of courses and seminars  we offer through the United States Power Squadrons  


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