United States Power Squadrons  

District 12

For Boaters, By Boaters™

 

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 February 16th, 2019

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 & TimeLocationCostContact
Anchoring with Assurance
 2019-04-22
7:00-9:30 pm
Westwood Senior Center
60 Nahatan Street
Westwood, MA
Public:  $29
Register
More info
Gordon Talley
email:
Boating with Confidence
 2019-04-15
7:00-9:30 pm
Westwood Senior Center
60 Nahatan Streeet
Westwood, MA
Public:  $29
Register
More info
Gordon Talley
email:
Confidence in Docking and Undocking
 2019-04-08
7:00 - 9:30 pm
Westwood Senior Center
60 Nahatan Street
Westwood, MA
Public:  $29
Register
More info
Gordon Talley
email:
Emergencies on Board
 0000-00-00
2019-04-29
Westwood Senior Center
60 Nahatan Street
Westwood, MA
Public:  $29
Register
More info
Gordon Talley
email:
Knots and Line Handling
 2019-05-06
7:00-9:30 pm
Westwood Senior Center
60 Nahatan Street
Westwood, MA
Public:  $29
Register
More info
Gordon Talley
email:
Rules of the Road
 2019-04-01
7:00 - 9:30 pm
Westwood Senior Center
60 Nahatan Street
Westwood, MA
Public:  $29
Register
More info
Gordon Talley
email:

USPS Courses

As of February 16th, 2019

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 DateTimeDurationLocationContact
America's Boating Course 3rd Ed.Create ABC flyer
 2019-02-256:30 - 9:30 pm4 sessionsWestwood Senior Center
60 Nahatan Street
Westwood, MA
Register
More info
Joe Kelliher
phone: 508-668-8149
email:
 2019-02-2506:30 PMWestwood Council of Aging Building
60 Nahatan Street
Westwood, MA
Joseph Kelliher
phone: 508-668-8149
email:
 2019-02-2607:00 PMMinuteman High School
39 Marrett Road
Lexington, MA
Thomas Gonsiorowski
phone: 617-877-3276
email:
 2019-02-2607:00 PMMinute Man Regional High School
758 Marrett Rd
Lexington, MA
Mark Bleiweiss
phone: 978-493-6291
email:
 2019-02-2806:00 PMMonahan's Marine
396 Washington St.
Weymouth, MA
John Gardner
phone: 781-727-0434
email:
 2019-02-2807:00 PMGloucester High School
32 Leslie O Johnson Rd
Gloucester, MA
Bob Duncan
phone: 978-518-2432
email:
 2019-03-2606:00 PMHamilton - Wenham Public Library
14 Union Street
Hamilton, MA
Ray Tilton
phone: 978-578-1795
email:
 2019-03-2607:00 PMSalem Police Headquarters
95 Margin Street
Salem, MA
Alex Pszenny
phone: 978-764-4663
email:
 2019-04-036:30 - 9:30 pm4 sessionsWalpole Public Library
143 Stone Street
Walpole, MA
Register
More info
Joe Kelliher
phone: 508-668-8149
email:
 2019-04-0407:30 PMNewton North High School
457 Walnut Street
Newton, MA
Thomas Gonsiorowski
phone: 617-877-3276
email:
 2019-05-0107:00 PMVfw Hall
321 West Shore Drive
Marblehead, MA
Skip Whittaker
phone: 603-930-5512
email:
Boat Handling
 2019-04-0107:00 PM6 sessionsWestwood Senior Center
60 Nahatan Street
Westwood, MA
Register
More info
R. Gordon Talley
phone: 617-497-7490
email:
Cruise Planning
 2019-02-0507:00 PMMinuteman Community Center
39 Marrett Road
Lexington, MA
Thomas Gonsiorowski
phone: 617-877-3276
email:
Engine Maintenance
 2019-01-1507:00 PM8 weeksWestwood Senior Center
60 Nahatan Street
Westwood, MA
Register
More info
Donald S. Johnstone
phone: 781-828-3484
email:
Marine Electrical Systems
 2019-03-1207:00 PMJubilee Yacht Club
127 Water Street
Beverly, MA
Lou Schoenthal
phone: 978-304-6285
email:
Navigation
 2019-01-0806:45 PMNewton North High School
457 Walnut Street
Newton, MA
Thomas Gonsiorowski
phone: 617-877-3276
email:
Piloting
 2019-01-3107:00 PMWestwood Senior Center
60 Nahatan Street
Westwood, MA
Register
More info
Donald S. Johnstone
phone: 781-828-3484
email:
 2019-02-0707:00 PMMinuteman Community Center
39 Marrett Road
Lexington, MA
Thomas Gonsiorowski
phone: 617-877-3276
email:
 2019-03-1107:00 PMJubilee Yacht Club
127 Water Street
Beverly, MA
Jack Reed
phone: 978-288-9480
email: