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The Shallotte River Sail and Power Squadron, located along the coast of North Carolina in Brunswick County, is a unit of the United States Power Squadrons ® (USPS). The United States Power Squadrons® is the world’s largest recreational boating organization with more than 35,000 members. For more than 100 years, we have worked to make the water a safer place through boating education, civic service and fellowship.
USPS has about 35,000 members organized into over 400 squadrons throughout the United States and some of its territories. These squadrons are divided into 33 districts and Shallotte River is a member of District 27 which covers North Carolina and a portion of central South Carolina. On-the-water activities include cruises, rendezvous with other squadrons, navigation contests and even fishing derbies. Activities ashore include meetings with marine programs, parties, dinner-dances, picnics and field trips.
Meet The Shallotte River Sail and Power Squadron Bridge
Email: Sarah McCurry
Email: Pam Hutchinson
Email: Robert Morris
Email: Dan Bartell
Location: Shallote River Sail and Power Squadron - Purpose: Instruction
Advanced Grade, Elective, and Learning Guide materials are continually updated to prepare our members for the 21st century. Self-study courses are available on a variety of subjects. Courses are taught by Local, Experienced Instructors. Learn More by clicking here.
Location: Shallote River Sail and Power Squadron - Purpose: Community
On the Water activities, cruises, rendezvous. For the relatively new boater – another boater with whom to cruise. Squadron social events, parties, picnics, speakers of interest. Youth programs involve your children in boating. Learn More by clicking here.
Location: Shallote River Sail and Power Squadron -Purpose: Community
Joint programs with the Department of Natural Resources and the U. S. Coast Guard. Participation in various community projects. Boat Shows, National Safe Boating Week. Service to NOAA by providing revisions to existing charts through our Cooperative Charting Program. Learn More by clicking here.
Location: Shallote River Sail and Power Squadron -Purpose Savings
Low rates with additional discounts for educational achievements. Special claims consideration. Personal attention. Call USPS Boat Insurance Program at (800) 763-8777. Learn More About Savings by clicking here.
Location: Shallote River Sail and Power Squadron -Department:Publications
Timely and informative boating and USPS information received via The Ensign® magazine. District and Squadron publications. For information about the Ensign®, visit our Ensign® link. Learn More by clicking here.
Location:Shallote River Sail and Power Squadron - Department: Community
Extensive listing of USPS members to assist you in unfamiliar waters and cities. Learn More by clicking here.
America's Boating CourseSeamanshipPilotingAdvanced PilotingJunior Navigation - CelestialNavigation - Celestial.and many more
Boat HandlingBoat Handling Under PowerAdvanced Powerboat HandlingAnchoringBoating on Rivers. Locks, and LakesSail Trim and Rig TuningUsing GPSHow to Use a Chartand many more
Inland NavigatorCoastal NavigatorAdvanced Coastal NavigatorOffshore Navigatorlearn more
Basic Plotting GuideBoat InsuranceGMDSS and Marine Radio,The Boatowner's Guide toHow to Fly FlagsKnots, Bends and Hitches for MarinersMarine Amateur RadioMariner's Compass GuideNavigational Astronomyand many more
The Shallotte River Sail & Power Squadron is a unit of the nation’s largest not-for-profit, nongovernmental, recreational boating organization. Founded February 2, 1914, the United States Power Squadrons is a 501(c)3 organization promoting Safe Boating through Education. Our civic service is offering many safe boating courses and seminars to our members and the public.
The only requirements for membership are akeen interest in boating-related activities and a willingness to meet like-minded people.
National Safe Boating Week participation each May. Holden Beach, Brick Landing and Sunset Beach Wildlife Boat Ramps cleanup. Camp OIB - a boating safety program for children June through August.