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, seven week course is a great introduction (or refresher if you already know everything). 2017 course start dates:
  • 23 January
  • 27 March
  • 14 August
  • 16 October

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Upcoming Events

5:30 pm Happy Hour @ Fish Tales
Happy Hour @ Fish Tales
Feb 23 @ 5:30 pm
Join us at FishTales Restaurant located at the High and Dry, Harborage Marina for a few drinks and tell sea stories. Very casual, bring your friends, all are welcome! Dinner is on your own.
6:30 pm Junior Navigation @ SPYC Sailing Center
Junior Navigation @ SPYC Sailing Center
Feb 23 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 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 ...
all-day Panama Canal Cruise
Panama Canal Cruise
Feb 26 – Mar 8 all-day
Yes-there are still rooms available and we’d LOVE to have you join our group of over 155. Now you can take advantage of reduced rates in the Sun-Drenched Deals promotion that is going on until 13 Sep. Deposit now for only $100 per person (nonrefundable & nontransferrable). This awesome cruise departs right after the USPS Annual Meeting in February. The ...
7:00 pm America’s Boating Course (ABC1) @ SPYC Sailing Center
America’s Boating Course (ABC1) @ SPYC Sailing Center
Feb 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
America's Boating Course (ABC1) @ 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 ...
7:00 pm Weather course @ SPYC Sailing Center
Weather course @ SPYC Sailing Center
Feb 28 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The safety and comfort of those who venture out-on-the water have always been weather dependent. In this course students will become keener observers of the weather, but weather observations only have meaning in the context of the basic principles of meteorology — the science of the atmosphere. The course focuses on how weather systems form, behave, move, and interact with ...

Vessel Safety Check

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