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

Mar 20 - Sail Course begins  details


Mar 20 - Piloting (Coast Navigation I)  details


Mar 20 - Marine Electrical Systems begins  details


Mar 21 - Advanced Piloting (Coastal Navigation II)  details


Mar 21 - Marine Communications  details


Mar 21 - Jr Navigation course begins  details


New Jersey

Mar 22 - Seamanship Course  details


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

Apr 01 - City Island SPS Change of Watch  details


New Jersey

NNJSPS Change of Watch Apr 2 2017 1100  details


Watchung SPS COW 2 April 2017 1200  details


Shrewsbury Change of Watch, 8 APR, 1200 - 1400  details


Lackawanna SPS COW 23 APR 2017 1200  details


SIPS Change of Watch, Sun 30 April  details


SIPS May 3 Fishing Trip, Dpt Atlantic Highlands  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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