The St. Petersburg Sail & Power Squadron, serving the Tampa Bay, Pinellas County, St. Petersburg, Florida area,
is in District 22 of the United States Power Squadrons.
USPS is a nonprofit boating organization formed in 1914 with approximately 450 squadrons.
The St. Petersburg Sail & Power Squadron (SPSPS) was chartered in 1939.

America's Boating Course

Our boating safety course teaches you essential skills for enjoying activities on the water. Whether you have your own boat, are thinking of getting one, or just want to be safe on the water, this comprehensive course is a great introduction (or refresher if you already know everything).

Next course begins: 22 August.
Last day to register online: 20 August.

Vessel Safety Check

Sign up for a free vessel safety check to ensure you have the proper equipment to keep you and your loved ones safe on the water.

Upcoming Events

Jun
30
Thu
7:00 pm Marine Electrical Systems @ SPYC Sailing Center
Marine Electrical Systems @ SPYC Sailing Center
Jun 30 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
This course starts with an explanation of what electricity is, followed by discussions on boat electrical wiring, DC and AC electrical systems, galvanic and stray current corrosion, lightning protection, and ends with troubleshooting of boat electrical problems. It also includes detailed instructions on how to use a multimeter, how to solder and crimp electrical wiring circuits, and how to read ...
Jul
7
Thu
11:30 am Lunch Bunch @ Varies
Lunch Bunch @ Varies
Jul 7 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Normally held the first Thursday of each month at local restaurants around St. Petersburg.
7:00 pm Marine Electrical Systems @ SPYC Sailing Center
Marine Electrical Systems @ SPYC Sailing Center
Jul 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
This course starts with an explanation of what electricity is, followed by discussions on boat electrical wiring, DC and AC electrical systems, galvanic and stray current corrosion, lightning protection, and ends with troubleshooting of boat electrical problems. It also includes detailed instructions on how to use a multimeter, how to solder and crimp electrical wiring circuits, and how to read ...
Aug
2
Tue
7:00 pm Cruise Planning @ SPYC Sailing Center
Cruise Planning @ SPYC Sailing Center
Aug 2 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Cruise Planning helps you prepare for voyaging afloat – whether just week-ending or multi-month cruising. Learn essentials about equipping and provisioning your boat, crew selection, financing your trip, entering and clearing foreign ports, emergencies afloat, & boat security.
Aug
3
Wed
7:00 pm Executive Committee Meeting @ St. Petersburg Yacht Club
Executive Committee Meeting @ St. Petersburg Yacht Club
Aug 3 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The executive committee meets on the first Wednesday of every month (except July).
Aug
4
Thu
11:30 am Lunch Bunch @ Varies
Lunch Bunch @ Varies
Aug 4 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Normally held the first Thursday of each month at local restaurants around St. Petersburg.
Aug
9
Tue
7:00 pm Cruise Planning @ SPYC Sailing Center
Cruise Planning @ SPYC Sailing Center
Aug 9 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Cruise Planning helps you prepare for voyaging afloat – whether just week-ending or multi-month cruising. Learn essentials about equipping and provisioning your boat, crew selection, financing your trip, entering and clearing foreign ports, emergencies afloat, & boat security.
Aug
10
Wed
5:45 pm Dinner Before General Meeting @ St. Petersburg Yacht Club
Dinner Before General Meeting @ St. Petersburg Yacht Club
Aug 10 @ 5:45 pm – 7:00 pm
Social at 1745. Dinner is served at 1815.
7:00 pm General Meeting @ St. Petersburg Yacht Club
General Meeting @ St. Petersburg Yacht Club
Aug 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
General Meeting: Normally held the second Wednesday of each month (except January, July and August) at the St. Petersburg Yacht Club. Social hour @ 1900; General Membership Meeting Call to Order @ 1915.