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 05 - Piloting (Coastal Navigation I)  details

 

Mar 06 - Piloting (Coastal Navigation I)  details

 

Mar 06 - Electronic Navigation  details

 

Mar 06 - Jr Navigation course begins  details

 

Mar 12 - Advanced Piloting (Coastal Navigation II)  details

 

New Jersey

Mar 01 - Piloting (Coastal Navigation I)  details

 

Mar 06 - Seamanship Course  details

 

Mar 06 - Marine Electrical Systems begins  details

 

- March 7 - Engine Maintenance course begins  details

 

D4 Seminars

New York

Mar 15 - OpenCPN - Downloading and Using  details

 

Apr 19 - How to install and use AIS on your chart plotter   details

 

Apr 22 - Weather Forecasting Seminar  details

 

May 17 - Weather Seminar  details

 

New Jersey

Feb 19 - Emergencies on Board Webinar  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

Mar 18 - D/4 Memorial Service, Sunday 19 March, St. Alban  details

 

Apr 14 - City Island SPS Change of Watch  details

 

New Jersey

Feb 18 - Raritan Bay Power Squadron Change of Wat  details

 

March 3 - NNJSPS 2018 Annual Meeting  details

 

March 10 - D/4 2018 Spring Conference  details

 

March 23 - Lackawanna Spring Membership Meeting  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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