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Organized in 1914, USPS is a non profit, educational organization dedicated to making boating safer and more enjoyable by teaching classes in seamanship, navigation and related subjects. Our members are boating families who contribute to their communities by promoting safe boating through education. We enjoy participating with our fellow members on the water and in the classroom. USPS has some 60,000 members organized into 450 squadrons across the country and in some US territories. USPS is America's largest non-profit boating organization and has been honored by three US presidents for its civic contributions.

The South Hills Power Squadrons upcoming class

 

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If you wish to assist with the upcoming Boating Course, please contact us .

Teachers, proctors, and greeters are all welcome.

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One of the main goals of the United States Power Squadrons is “boating safety through education”—we believe that an educated boater is a safer boater. USPS provides many skill building opportunities to the general public through a variety of courses, seminars, and marine-related guides. Our instructors are certified regarding their ability to teach and to use of modern instructional techniques. All classes are fun and informative, and bring you into contact with other boaters.
 
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Elective Classes

Seminars
Advanced Power Boat Handling
Anchoring
Basic Coastal Navigation
Basic Weather and Forecasting
Boat Handling Under Power
Boating on Rivers, Locks, and Lakes
Emergencies on Board
Fuel and Boating
How to Use a Chart
Hurricanes and Boats
Knots, Bends, and Hitches
Marine RADAR
Mariner's Compass
Mastering the Rules of the Road
Paddle Smart
Partner in Command
Practical On The Water Training
Sail Trim and Rig Tuning
Tides and Currents
Trailering Your Boat
Using GPS
Using VHF & VHF/DSC Marine Radio
 

Pictures from Sea Base 2003

 

Learn about the South Hills Power Squadron Boating Courses

 

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