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: 07 November.

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

Dec
5
Mon
7:00 pm America’s Boating Course (ABC) @ SPYC Sailing Center
America’s Boating Course (ABC) @ SPYC Sailing Center
Dec 5 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
America's Boating Course (ABC) @ SPYC Sailing Center | Saint Petersburg | Florida | United States
If you are interested in an exciting, in-depth boating knowledge course, check out America’s Boating Course. Many boat insurance companies will offer discounts on boating insurance to boaters who successfully complete America’s Boating Course. And, this basic boating knowledge course will give you the education required by most states to obtain a state boat license or operator certificate. This basic ...
Dec
7
Wed
7:00 pm Executive Committee Meeting @ St. Petersburg Yacht Club
Executive Committee Meeting @ St. Petersburg Yacht Club
Dec 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The executive committee meets on the first Wednesday of every month (except July).
Dec
8
Thu
7:00 pm Junior Navigation @ SPYC Sailing Center
Junior Navigation @ SPYC Sailing Center
Dec 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Junior Navigation is the first in a two-part program of study in offshore navigation, followed by the Navigation course. It is designed as a practical “how to” course. Subject matter includes: Precise time determination Use of the Nautical Almanac Taking sextant sights of the sun Reducing sights to establish lines of position Special charts and plotting sheets for offshore navigation ...
Dec
11
Sun
11:30 am Jingle & Mingle @ St. Pete Yacht Club
Jingle & Mingle @ St. Pete Yacht Club
Dec 11 @ 11:30 am
Join the power squadron for a traditional holiday luncheon. Garden salad Roast turkey, gravy & stuffing Whipped potatoes Seasonal vegetable Cranberry sauce Rolls and butter Warm apple pie & ice cream Coffee & tea Reservations required.
Dec
12
Mon
7:00 pm America’s Boating Course (ABC) @ SPYC Sailing Center
America’s Boating Course (ABC) @ SPYC Sailing Center
Dec 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
America's Boating Course (ABC) @ SPYC Sailing Center | Saint Petersburg | Florida | United States
If you are interested in an exciting, in-depth boating knowledge course, check out America’s Boating Course. Many boat insurance companies will offer discounts on boating insurance to boaters who successfully complete America’s Boating Course. And, this basic boating knowledge course will give you the education required by most states to obtain a state boat license or operator certificate. This basic ...
Dec
14
Wed
5:45 pm Dinner Before General Meeting @ Boca Ciega Yacht Club
Dinner Before General Meeting @ Boca Ciega Yacht Club
Dec 14 @ 5:45 pm – 7:00 pm
Social at 1745. Dinner is served at 1815.
7:00 pm General Meeting @ Boca Ciega Yacht Club
General Meeting @ Boca Ciega Yacht Club
Dec 14 @ 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.   Have you ever noticed the boat models hanging in the bar of the St. Petersburg Yacht club? Join us at the October general meeting and meet ...
Dec
15
Thu
7:00 pm Junior Navigation @ SPYC Sailing Center
Junior Navigation @ SPYC Sailing Center
Dec 15 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Junior Navigation is the first in a two-part program of study in offshore navigation, followed by the Navigation course. It is designed as a practical “how to” course. Subject matter includes: Precise time determination Use of the Nautical Almanac Taking sextant sights of the sun Reducing sights to establish lines of position Special charts and plotting sheets for offshore navigation ...
Dec
19
Mon
7:00 pm America’s Boating Course (ABC) @ SPYC Sailing Center
America’s Boating Course (ABC) @ SPYC Sailing Center
Dec 19 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
America's Boating Course (ABC) @ SPYC Sailing Center | Saint Petersburg | Florida | United States
If you are interested in an exciting, in-depth boating knowledge course, check out America’s Boating Course. Many boat insurance companies will offer discounts on boating insurance to boaters who successfully complete America’s Boating Course. And, this basic boating knowledge course will give you the education required by most states to obtain a state boat license or operator certificate. This basic ...