District 4 of the United States Power Squadrons®

America's Boating Course

Learn the fundamentals of safe boat handling and operation plus basic piloting in this comprehensive classroom course. This newly revised course will give you the basics of line throwing, knot tying, boat handling, anchoring, navigation rules and aids, emergencies on the water and more. More Information

Advanced Classes

New York

Sep 11 - Piloting (Coast Navigation I)  details


Sep 12 - Jr Navigation course begins  details


Sep 18 - Weather course begins  details


New Jersey

Oct 13 - Advanced Piloting (Coastal Navigation II)  details


- Weather course begins  details


D4 Seminars

New York

Sep 06 - Introductory Seminar   details


Join us and become a confident, competent mariner

Our organization's primary goal is to promote safe boating by offering courses in all aspects of boating: seamanship, navigation, cruise plannig, use of electronics, marine weather forecasting, engine maintenance, sailing, and more.  

Members can take advantage of events with interesting speakers, draw on the knowledge of experienced boats, and build friendships with people with the same love of the water.

News and Events

New York

Dec 12 - - Staten Island SPS Holiday Party  details


New Jersey

8 December - Northern NJ 2017 Holiday Party  details


Dec 16 - Lackawanna SPS Holiday Party  details


District 4 of the United States Power Squadrons is an active participant in the USPS Vessel Safety Check program. Click the green logo for information on how to schedule an inspection in your area.


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