is the purpose of the organization?
Civic Service to the Boating Community.
Boating Club of Sailors and Powerboaters
Benefits and Advantages
are examples of civic service?
offer either the Boating Course or America's Boating Course to
the general public. We offer these courses when enough interest
is shown in taking them. This is typically done about two or
three times a year.
conduct Courtesy Vessel Safety exams at local Marinas.
make the general public aware of our Educational
Guides and show how they are available through the USPS
Charting provides updates to NOAA charts.
are examples of the fraternal boating club?
meetings with boating programs
boating activities at local rivers and lakes
activities both on and off the water
is the self education program?
Advanced Grades, Seamanship through Navigation
Seminars and self study courses
lessons from other members with varied experiences
are the membership requirements?
to support activities of the St. Louis Sail and Power Squadron
by volunteering to teach, serve on one of the SLSPS committees,
or serve as an officer.
in the educational and public service objectives of the St. Louis
Sail and Power Squadron and the USPS.
ownership is not a requirement for membership.
the Membership Chair for questions about membership.
are the dues?
are collected on an annual basis.
there other advantages?
boating through education and local knowledge
to The Dryrot, the squadron newsletter
to the Ensign, the USPS magazine
to the Midwestern Pilot, the District 30 Newsletter
USPS Boat Insurance program
and National USPS meetings, activities and benefits
Reduction in cost of boat insurance substantiated by certified
Port Captains program