Mission: To promote recreational boating skills and boating
safety through education,
training, and civic activities while providing fellowship for members.
are unit of the United States Power Squadrons and are a fraternal
organization with civic service offering boating education courses and
seminars. Along the way you'll make some great friends and enjoy lots
of water activities.
We are located in Gainesville,
Fl. home to the University of Florida
in 1914, United States Power Squadron is a non profit eductional
organization dedicated to making boating safer. The Power
Squadron is: over 40,000 members, over 400 squadrons, largest non
profit boating organization.
The Gainesville Squadron was chartered in 1963
Skills development in:
Amateur Radio, Boat Insurance, Compass Adjusting
Boat Design &
Construction, Seamanship, Rules of the Road
Piloting, Calculators for Navigation, GPS, Sailing, Knots & Bends, Celestial Navigation
Oceanography, Radar, Weather, Predicted Log
Contest, Skipper Saver
Water Sports, USPS
For more, click on educational classes tab!
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Vessel Safety Check is performed free of charge and without any legal
obligations or penalties.
a potential problem or violation is discovered, the Examiner will give the boater options and information for correcting it. Click
here for more information Vessel Safety Checks.
a Boater's Checklist all
prudent boaters should use before departure.
Boating stats. Florida 2010: Accidents 668, Injuries 389, Deaths 79
Florida 2011: Accidents 742, Injuries 431, Deaths 67
51% of the Operators involed in reportable boating accidents had no formal boater education in the year 2011
have a love for boating. Second,
a desire to network with a great group of boaters
you need to contact
Gainesville Sail & Power
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