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What is ships wheel? We are America's Boating Club

How to Join Americas Boating ClubUSPS

Locate a squadron near you, contact the chair of the membership committee, submit your application.

USPS Courses, Seminars, Webinars

Basic Boating classes, Advanced boating classes, Classroom and online study, Operator Certification, advanced boating classes

Ship Store

Is there something you would like to have for your summer boating or perhaps as a gift?  Let Julio know because he plans to place an order from the national ship store twice yearly--estimated times May and October.
Email P/C Julio Bueno, AP, or phone 419-347-8450

Member Benefits

Fraternal, education, civic service, discounts - we have it all. Our many benefits are a plus!

Sail AngleSailAngle

Private and secure communication platform created specifically for the United States Sail & Power Squadrons.

Highway Marinerswagon

USPS members who travel to National USPS meetings by motor home.

The EnsignEnsign

Official magazine of United States Power Squadrons

USPS Boat Insurance

Created for members by members

Partners and Membership Programs

Organizations sharing the endeavor of promoting boating safety

Port Captainsport capt

A port captain is a member of USPS stands ready to provide advise and assistance.

Flag Etiquette

General guide lines for the display of the U.S. flag and nautical flags


Float Plan

Complete a float plan before boating and leave it with a reliable person who can be depended upon to notify the Coast Guard or other rescue organization in case you do not return as scheduled.

Storm Central

This page is provided as a means to share information during a storm, natural disaster, or any emergency. If such a situation exists, USPS members may post any information which they feel would be of value to others involved or affected by the event or to indicate the type of assistance which could be used.

CoOp Charting

Cooperative Charting Program of the United States Power Squadrons is conducted in close coordination with the Marine Chart Division, National Ocean Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration of the U.S. Department of Commerce. The Program is a major public service of USPS. Under it, members supply information to the Marine Chart Division of NOS/NOAA leading to corrections to nautical charts, small craft charts, and more.




Boat Live 365

Boating is Serious Fun

Boat Live 365 is a movement to empower recreational boating advocates to create a safe boating culture 365 days a year.

life jacket

ODNR Division of WatercraftODNR

FAQ, proceedures, forms, information

Safe Boating CouncilNational Safe Boating Council

Our missionĀ is to be the foremost coalition to advance and promote a safer recreational boating experience through education, outreach and training.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric AdministrationNOAA

NOAA is an agency that enriches life through science. Our reach goes from the surface of the sun to the depths of the ocean floor as we work to keep citizens informed of the changing environment around them.

USCGBoating Safely - US Coast Guard

The U.S. Coast Guard's Boating Safety Division (CG-5422) is dedicated to reducing loss of life, injuries, and property damage that occur on U.S. waterways by improving the knowledge, skills, and abilities of recreational boaters.

American Great Lakes Ports Association

The American Great Lakes Ports Association (AGLPA) is an organization representing the interests of the public port authorities on the U.S. side of the Great Lakes.

The organization works to inform and influence public policies, primarily at the federal level, that foster maritime commerce and related employment in the Great Lakes region.

Ohio Lake Erie Commission

Website is filled with information exclusively about Lake Erie matters. The role of the Ohio Lake Erie Commission (OLEC) is to preserve Lake Erie’s natural resources, to protect the quality of its waters and ecosystem, and to promote economic development of the region by ensuring the coordination of policies and programs of state government pertaining to water quality, toxic substances, and coastal resource management.

Boat Ohio

Buy or sell boats, check fishing reports, marine forcast

Great Lakes and Seaway Shipping

Information and "Boat Nerd" Products

Boat US

Service, savings and representtion

West Marine

Boating Supplies, West Advisors articles


Canada Border Services Agency

Requirements for private boaters, how to report your entry,  etc.

Crusing Canada

Information on Canada's waterways

Maritime Heritage

National Parks Maritime Heritage Program


The National Association of State Boating Law Administrators is a national nonprofit, 501(c)3 organization that works to develop public policy for recreational boating safety.

Sharing the Waterways

Members of the Cuyahoga River Safety Task Force share important safety information about operating paddle craft on the Cuyahoga River in downtown Cleveland in this video released May 5, 2017. Kayakers, stand-up paddleboarders, and operators of other human-powered craft are highly encouraged to heed the safety advice contained in this video while operating on rivers and other crowded waterways. (Video courtesy of Cuyahoga River Safety Task Force)

Cleveland Water Safety Video

National Water Safety CongressNWSC

The National Water Safety Congress is committed to continuing their leadership role in advancing the promotion of education for the safety of recreational water activities throughout the United States, and internationally, by addressing water related recreational accidents and drownings throughout the nation on private and public recreational water resources.


To view the online roster below, you will have to logon with your USPS Certificate number and password.

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