United States Power Squadrons  

District 12

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Schedule Information

District 12 Squadrons conduct classes and seminars throughout the year, for both members and the general public. Unless otherwise noted, Pre-registration is required to allow for course materials to be ordered.

District 12 covers the Greater Boston area, extending west to Worcester, north to Cape Ann, south to Brockton, and east to the Cape Cod Canal. For educational offerings elsewhere in New England, check out the appropriate District web site:

  • District 14 — Rhode Island and southeast Massachusetts (including Cape Cod).
  • District 1 — Connecticut and western Rhode Island.
  • District 19 — Maine, Vermont and New Hampshire.

USPS Seminars

As of October 19th, 2017

USPS Seminars are targeted at specific topics, for a range of boaters and types of boating. In addition to the course flyer, general information on individual seminars can be found at the USPS web site

  Date & Time Location Cost Contact
Anchoring
 2017-11-13
07:00 PM
Westwood Council of Aging Building
60 Nahatan Street
Westwood, MA
Public:  $29
Register
More info
Donald Johnstone
phone: 781-838-3484
email:
Emergencies on Board
 2017-11-06
07:00 PM
Westwood Council of Aging Building
60 Nahatan Street
Westwood, MA
Public:  $29
Register
More info
Donald S. Johnstone
phone: 781-828-3484
email:
Introduction to Navigation
 2017-10-23
07:00 PM
Westwood Council of Aging Building
60 Nahatan Street
Westwood, MA
Public:  $29
Register
More info
Donald Johnstone
phone: 781-828-3484
email:
Using VHF & VHF/DSC Marine Radio
 2017-10-30
07:00 PM
Westwood Council of Aging Building
60 Nahatan Street
Westwood, MA
Public:  $29
Register
More info
Donald Johnstone
phone: 781-828-3484
email:

USPS Courses

As of October 19th, 2017

USPS courses cover a range of topics from the introductory through advanced level. Each course title below provides a link to a more complete course description. Some courses may require prerequisite course work to be completed prior to enrollment. See the course info and registration information sheet for details.

  Start Date Time Duration Location Contact
Advanced Piloting
 2017-10-0207:00 PMJubilee Yacht Club
127 Water Street
Beverly, MA
Jack Reed Jr
phone: 978-546-3221
email:
 2017-10-1707:00 PMMinuteman Community Center
39 Marrett Road
Lexington, MA
Wayne Lambert
phone: 617-538-9204
email:
America's Boating Course 3rd Ed.Create ABC flyer
 2017-09-127:00 pm8 sessionsSalem Police Headquarters, Auditorium
95 Margin Street
Salem, MA
Robere Sant Fournier
phone: 978-922-2232
email:
Instructor Development
 2017-09-1907:00 PMWestwood Council of Aging Building
60 Nahatan Street
Westwood, MA
Register
More info
Donald Johnstone
phone: 781-828-3484
email:
Piloting
 2018-01-0907:00 PM10 sessionsWestwood Council of Aging Building
60 Nahatan Street
Westwood, MA
Register
More info
Robert White
email:
Weather
 2017-10-0307:00 PMSt. Matthews Methodist Church
435 Central St.
W. Acton, MA
Mark H. Bleiweiss
phone: 978-443-8529
email: