» USPS centennial celebration gets under way
28/06/12 16:26 from USPS News
Created on 2 Feb. 1914, USPS will mark 100 years of education, fellowship and community service in 2014. Based on the powerboat handling skills programs of businessman Roger Upton at the Boston Yacht Club in Marblehead, Mass., USPS offer...

» Raleigh squadron receives NSBC Youth Program Award
30/05/12 16:51 from USPS News

» Ready, Set, Wear It! Life Jacket World Record Day to Kick Off National Safe Boating Week
13/04/12 15:21 from USPS News

» Nationwide Emergency Alert System Test Set for 1400 EST on 9 Nov.
22/02/12 20:38 from USPS News
On Wednesday, 9 Nov. 2011, FEMA, DHS and the FCC will conduct the first test of the Nationwide Emergency Alert System. The 3-minute nationwide test will kick off at 1400 EST and run concurrently across all time zones. This is the first s...

» St. Augustine Proposes 10-Day Anchoring Limit
31/10/11 19:28 from USPS News

» USPS Webinar: Emergency Locator Beacons
24/10/11 22:52 from USPS News
USPS Webinar: Emergency Locator Beacons Global Search and Rescue - EPIRBs, PLBs and Related Locator Devises Description : Join us for a webinar presentation by Denny Emory of Emory / Yachting Services and co-founder of OceanMedix.com LLC...

» Carolina squadrons’ service honored
08/09/11 19:32 from USPS News

» USPS, USCG Aux. boost boating safety efforts
29/08/11 12:42 from USPS News
United States Power Squadrons and the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary signed an agreement during the Auxiliary’s national conference on 27 Aug. 2011 to broaden their cooperation in vessel examinations, public affairs and education. USPS and t...

» Risk on the Water
22/08/11 18:06 from USPS News
By Ed Gumbrecht, Chief Operating Officer, Gowrie Group Perhaps you have heard some of the strange and extreme stories of boaters who sustain damage to their vessels on the water. Last season, a couple day-sailing encountered a forty ton ...

» Help prevent groundings
09/08/11 13:19 from USPS News
The Alliance for Safe Navigation, of which USPS is a founding member, asks all recreational boaters to complete a brief survey designed to gauge their awareness of navigational tool updates and accuracy. This year’s survey also gathers d...

» Hugli named Florida boating educator of the year
27/07/11 14:53 from USPS News
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission has selected USPS Educational Outreach Chairman, R/C Wilbur G. Hugli, SN, of Fort Walton Beach as Florida’s 2010 Boating Educator of the Year. As the state winner, Hugli will also be ...

» NASBLA Appoints Sweet to Standards Panel
25/07/11 20:32 from USPS News
The National Association of State Boating Law Administrators Executive Board recently appointed United States Power Squadrons’ National Educational Officer V/C Bob Sweet, SN, to its new National Education Standards Panel. Representing pu...

» USPS Endorses NBSAC Resolution to Mandate Life Jackets for Boats Under 18 Feet
15/05/11 13:35 from USPS News
National Boating Safety Advisory Council 87 Resolution 2011-87-01 Appropriate Regulations for Life Jacket Wear by Recreational Boaters United States Power Squadrons Position Paper In more than a decade of boating accidents leading to fat...

» USPS Members Receive Discounts on New Club Jeppesen Membership
07/04/11 14:38 from USPS News
If you think nothing changes in your boating area, think again. Each week, the Coast Guard issues hundreds of changes for your boating area via the Local Notice to Mariners bulletin, and these changes are all included in the C-MAP by Jep...

» USCG Special Notice to Mariners for Sailing Vessels and Yachts in High-Risk Waters
02/03/11 17:17 from USPS News
Piracy off the Coast of Somalia and Eastern Africa WARNING TO: U.S. Registered Yachts and Sailing Vessels The U.S. Coast Guard strongly advises against all operation of and travel by U.S. yachts and sailing craft, or by U.S. citizens on ...

» Brunswick’s Dusty McCoy Receives NASBLA Award; Challenges United States Power Squadrons at USPS Annual Meeting
02/03/11 14:38 from USPS News
Raleigh, N.C. - Dusty McCoy, chairman and chief executive officer of Brunswick Corporation, was pleased to accept the 2011 National Association of State Boating Law Administrators’ Public Service Award. The presentation was made by NASBL...

» Island of Doom Adventure Wins Award for The Ensign Writer
21/02/11 15:58 from USPS News
The stormy tale of a solo mariner and his brush with Lake Superior’s legendary Island of Doom garnered a Boating Writers International Writing Award for sailing journalist and author Marlin Bree of Shoreview, Minn., a frequent cont...

» United States Power Squadrons hires new National Programs Director
21/12/10 19:42 from USPS News
Former California Department of Boating and Waterways Director Raynor Tsuneyoshi has accepted the newly created position of National Programs Director for the United States Power Squadrons. Tsuneyoshi, who served nine years as Cal Boatin...

» USPS Members Receive Discounts on C-MAP by Jeppesen Electronic Charts and Accessories
05/11/10 14:30 from USPS News
In its ongoing effort to enhance navigational safety and provide its members with the most up-to-date navigational tools, the United States Power Squadrons is now offering C-MAP by Jeppesen electronic charts and accessories at the USPS S...

» Brunswick Boat Group Partners with United States Power Squadrons to Promote Boater Education and Safety
18/10/10 16:12 from USPS News
LAKE FOREST, Ill., Oct. 12, 2010 – Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC), the world’s largest marine manufacturer, has partnered with the United States Power Squadrons (USPS) to conduct boater education through participating Brunswick boat br...

» New Discounts for the Boat Operator Certification!
10/09/10 16:45 from USPS News
BELLEVUE, WA, SEPTEMBER 4, 2010: The USPS Boat Insurance Program and Travelers Insurance are excited to announce additional discounts exclusively for USPS members. USPS Boat Insurance/Travelers customers who complete the various levels o...

» Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation and the Boy Scouts of America Sign Memorandum of Mutual Support
28/07/10 17:03 from USPS News
The Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation (RBFF) and the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) today announced that the two organizations have signed a Memorandum of Mutual Support, agreeing to work collaboratively on initiatives that supp...

» EPA Requests Feedback on Performance Standards on Marine Sanitation Devices
26/07/10 21:05 from USPS News
As discussed by Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) officials at the American Boating Congress this past May, the agency is now calling for comments on marine sanitation devices (MSDs) . Specifically, EPA seeks input regarding vessels ...

» Jeppesen and United States Power Squadrons Announce Partnership
27/05/10 19:16 from USPS News
Navigation Expert and Non-Profit Boating Education Organization Work Together to Enhance and Promote Safety on the Water Navigation expert Jeppesen and nationwide non-profit boating organization United States Power Squadrons (USPS) today...

» BoatU.S. Guidelines for Recreational Boaters to Contend with Gulf Oil Spill
02/05/10 19:51 from USPS News
Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) recommends the following tips for recreational boaters:  If your marina or boat club puts oil containment booms in place, do not attempt to cross the booms with your boat. This w...

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