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

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D4 Seminars

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

Jul 15 - City Island SPS 2017 Summer Raft-ups  details


Aug 05 - City Island SPS 2017 Summer Raft-ups  details


Aug 26 - City Island SPS Annual Beach Party & BBQ  details


New Jersey

July 8: Staten Island SPS Day at the Races  details


July 8: Lackawanna Raft-up at Liberty Island  details


July 21-23: D/4 2017 Rendezvous, Atlantic Highlan  details


July 29: Shrewsbury PS Annual Picnic & Auction  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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