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.

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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.

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Be prepared

Get the App

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

MuVIT boating simulator integrates with OpenCPN


MuVIT Boating Simulator

Practice critical skills that make you a better and safer boater with Tampa Power Squadrons boating simulator.

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Resources for boaters

Tampa Power Squadrons video of the month

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.