Member Benefits

Save Money, up to 23% on your Boat Insurance (20% based on courses completed and another 3% for a Vessel Safety Check)

Enjoy Special Organizational Discounts on valuable services including Maptech, Nobeltec, Dell Computer discounts, and more. Visit our national site for full details.

Members Helping Members through a Port Captains Program that includes cruising/travel tips based on local information.

USPS University offerings and Boat Operator Certification recognized and endorsed as the standard of advanced education for the recreational boater.

Opportunities to have FUN that include land based as well as on-the-water recreational and civic service activities.

Social events, potluck dinners, picnics, parties and interesting meetings with special guest speakers on topics of interest to boaters. View our calendar.

Upcoming Events

Mar 22 Tue 7:00 pm Instructor Development Instructor Development Edit Mar 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Instructor Development provides you with practical techniques and training in making effective presentations – whether as a teacher, meeting chair, public speaker, or everyday conversationalist. 7:00 pm Weather Weather Edit Mar 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Weather teaches you the basic structure and characteristics of our atmosphere, how to interpret weather maps and reports, and how to make your own skilled observations – all keyed to helping you predict and anticipate weather developments affecting your boating. Mar 24 Thu 7:00 pm Navigation Navigation Edit Mar 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Navigation further develops your understanding of celestial navigation theory and your skills in sight taking and reduction. Also learn to navigate with only minimal survival gear in the event of a disabling boat accident. 7:00 pm Piloting Piloting Edit Mar 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Piloting is the first course in the sequence of USPS courses on navigation, covering the basics of coastal and inland navigation. This course focuses on navigation as it is done on recreational boats today and embraces GPS as a primary navigation tool while covering enough of traditional techniques so the student will be able to find his/her way even if … Mar 28 Mon 7:00 pm America’s Boating Course (ABC) America’s Boating Course (ABC) Edit Mar 28 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm   The America’s Boating Course presented by SPSPS is available to anyone 12 or older. Instruction is free. Cost of the text and materials is $40.00 plus $10 for each additional family member. Mar 29 Tue 7:00 pm Instructor Development Instructor Development Edit Mar 29 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Instructor Development provides you with practical techniques and training in making effective presentations – whether as a teacher, meeting chair, public speaker, or everyday conversationalist. 7:00 pm Weather Weather Edit Mar 29 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Weather teaches you the basic structure and characteristics of our atmosphere, how to interpret weather maps and reports, and how to make your own skilled observations – all keyed to helping you predict and anticipate weather developments affecting your boating. Mar 31 Thu 7:00 pm Navigation Navigation Edit Mar 31 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Navigation further develops your understanding of celestial navigation theory and your skills in sight taking and reduction. Also learn to navigate with only minimal survival gear in the event of a disabling boat accident. 7:00 pm Piloting Piloting Edit Mar 31 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Piloting is the first course in the sequence of USPS courses on navigation, covering the basics of coastal and inland navigation. This course focuses on navigation as it is done on recreational boats today and embraces GPS as a primary navigation tool while covering enough of traditional techniques so the student will be able to find his/her way even if … Apr 2 Sat all-day Blessing of the Fleet Blessing of the Fleet Edit Apr 2 all-day   View Calendar