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Title: United States Power Squadrons


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United States Power Squadrons America's Boating
Club
(Sail and) Power Squadron
Presents This is USPS By
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United States Power Squadrons America's Boating
Club
  • USPS at a Glance
  • Started in 1914
  • Number of Squadrons 445
  • Districts 33
  • Membership 56,000
  • USA, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Is. Japan

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United States Power Squadrons America's Boating
Club
The Three Sides of USPS
4
United States Power Squadrons America's Boating
Club
  • This is USPS
  • 1. Civic Service Contributions
  • General Boating Safety Information
  • Public Boating Courses
  • 17 Learning Guides (GPS, Radar, etc.)
  • Cooperative Charting (NOAA)
  • Vessel Safety Checks (on-board boat
    examinations)
  • Skipper Saver Program (for the spouse, et al)
  • Boating Safety for Kids Program

5
United States Power Squadrons America's Boating
Club
  • This is USPS
  • 2. Fraternal Activities
  • General Meetings and Programs
  • Rendezvous Raft Ups
  • Piloting Contests Sailboat Races
  • District Meetings and Activities
  • National Meetings Programs and Committees
  • Camraderie with Fellow Boaters !!

6
United States Power Squadrons America's Boating
Club
  • This is USPS
  • 3. Self Education of Members
  • "Member Courses" - taught by members to
    members
  • Five "Advance Grade" Courses
  • Six "Elective" Courses

Most member courses are in a modular format for
shorter courses
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United States Power Squadrons America's Boating
Club
Member Courses "Advanced Grades"
  • Seamanship
  • Piloting
  • Advanced Piloting

All courses are constantly being reviewed and
updated by National USPS Educational Committees
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United States Power Squadrons America's Boating
Club
Member Courses "Advanced Grades Contd
  • Junior Navigation (celestial nav.)
  • Navigation (celestial nav.)

All courses are constantly being reviewed and
updated by National USPS Educational Committees
9
United States Power Squadrons America's Boating
Club
Member Courses "Electives"
  • Marine Electronics
  • Engine Maintenance
  • Cruise Planning

All courses are constantly being reviewed and
updated by National USPS Educational Committees
10
United States Power Squadrons America's Boating
Club
Member Courses "Electives" Contd
  • Sail
  • Weather
  • Instructor Development

All courses are constantly being reviewed and
updated by National USPS Educational Committees
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