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America’s Boating Club St. Petersburg, serving the Tampa Bay, Pinellas County, St. Petersburg, Florida area, is in District 22 of America’s Boating Club ® (a.k.a the United States Power Squadrons®). America’s Boating Club is a nonprofit boating organization formed in 1914 with approximately 350 squadrons. The St. Petersburg Sail & Power Squadron (SPSPS) was chartered in 1939.

Vessel Safety Check

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Courses & Seminars

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Cruise Planning – Feb. 13, 2024

Using GPS – February 21, 2024

Boating Safety Courses

The Boating Safety Course presented by SPSPS is available to anyone 12 or older.
Instruction is free. Cost of the text and materials is $70.00 plus $35 for an additional family member (sharing materials).

Classes are held on Saturday and begin at 8AM and conclude at 5PM with lunch provided.  You will receive 7 hours of instruction with an additional hour at the end of the day to take the exam.