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

Aug
24
Wed
7:00 pm Tides & Currents @ SPYC Sailing Center
Tides & Currents @ SPYC Sailing Center
Aug 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Register now This seminar deals with how the sun and moon create tidal patterns, sources of information about tides and tidal currents, simple ways to predict height of tide and current flow and how to use both print and electronic tide tables. Maximum of 20 students. Pre-registration required. Download the poster: Tides & Currents
Aug
27
Sat
11:30 am Boating Event @ The Pub
Boating Event @ The Pub
Aug 27 @ 11:30 am
Mark your calendar, Saturday August 27, 2016, 11:30 am is the big boating event for everybody, at The Pub. Let’s enjoy the view of the Intracoastal while sipping a Margarita or mojito. We will meet for lunch at The Pub, this waterfront restaurant is located in Indian Shores, with slips for +20 boats. For lunch reservations, send an email with names ...
Aug
30
Tue
7:00 pm Cruise Planning @ SPYC Sailing Center
Cruise Planning @ SPYC Sailing Center
Aug 30 @ 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.
Sep
1
Thu
11:30 am Lunch Bunch @ Varies
Lunch Bunch @ Varies
Sep 1 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Normally held the first Thursday of each month at local restaurants around St. Petersburg.
Sep
6
Tue
7:00 pm Cruise Planning @ SPYC Sailing Center
Cruise Planning @ SPYC Sailing Center
Sep 6 @ 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.
Sep
7
Wed
7:00 pm Executive Committee Meeting @ St. Petersburg Yacht Club
Executive Committee Meeting @ St. Petersburg Yacht Club
Sep 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The executive committee meets on the first Wednesday of every month (except July).
Sep
8
Thu
7:00 pm Advanced Piloting @ SPYC Sailing Center
Advanced Piloting @ SPYC Sailing Center
Sep 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Advanced Piloting builds on the knowledge gained in Piloting to teach you how to navigate in coastal waters, predict tides and tidal currents, navigate safely with radar, and GPS, and optimize course planning.
Sep
9
Fri
all-day Cruising to Bradenton Yacht Club @ Bradenton Yacht Club
Cruising to Bradenton Yacht Club @ Bradenton Yacht Club
Sep 9 – Sep 11 all-day
Mark your calendar for this September Cruise, the club is by the Manatee River, Flashing red “14” in Palmetto with deep water at the access and at the marina. By special arrangements, SPS&PS Cruisers with no membership to any club of the Florida Council are considered guests, and allowed to use the facilities. The club offers big pool with Tiki ...
Sep
13
Tue
7:00 pm Cruise Planning @ SPYC Sailing Center
Cruise Planning @ SPYC Sailing Center
Sep 13 @ 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.
Sep
14
Wed
5:45 pm Dinner Before General Meeting @ St. Petersburg Yacht Club
Dinner Before General Meeting @ St. Petersburg Yacht Club
Sep 14 @ 5:45 pm – 7:00 pm
Social at 1745. Dinner is served at 1815.