Membership is by application and is for anyone who shares our common love of boating, has passed the America's Boating Course® (or equivalent), and who is interested in advancing the objectives of the organization: the education of members, participation in civic programs, and the creation of an atmosphere of friendship and camaraderie among members. United States Power Squadrons® or NASBLA approved courses include: USCG Captain's License, a degree from the US Naval Academy, USCG Academy or US Merchant Marine Academy or any boating course carrying NASBLA certification.
Active members must be at least 16 years of age; there are no age considerations for family members.
Types of Membership
Active Member - provides full membership privileges and responsibilities, which include voting, holding elective or appointed office, serving on and /or chairing a committee, earning a merit mark, attending and participating in meetings and social activities, taking educational courses, paying dues, receiving a copy of the monthly National magazine - The Ensign ®, receiving a copy of the monthly Squadron newsletter - The Breeze.
Note: A husband and wife may both elect to hold an active membership. There must be at least one active member per household.
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Updated 28 Feb 16