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Tampa Power Squadron

Americas Boating Course

Be knowledgeable

Boater Education

If you were born on or after January 1, 1988 the state of Florida requires you to have taken a NASBLA approved boater safety course to operate a boat or any personal watercraft.

Be safe

Vessel Safety Check

A Vessel Safety Check is a free inspection of your boat and safety equipment by a trained and certified examiner to verify the presence and condition of required safety equipment.

Be prepared

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America’s Boating Club
Free Mobile App for your phone or tablet

Resources for boaters

Latest News

2020 Recreational boating statistics

2020 USCG recreational boating statistics

Florida Boating accident statistics

Florida Boating accident statistics

Local Notice to Mariners

USCG Local Notice to Mariners District 7 (Florida)

About Us

The Tampa Power Squadron is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, a unit of the United States Power Squadrons, District 22 dedicated to the education of the boating public while also providing a rewarding and fun social environment for its members.