The United States Power Squadrons®, a non-profit organization, through the Bellingham Sail and Power Squadron (BSPS), a local chapter, has served our community for over 60 years, teaching safer boating and organizing fun events.

Be Informed     Learn Skills     Have Fun

America's Boating Course

Bellingham Technical CollegeFulfills the requirements for Washington State Boater Education Card.
Recognized by most insurance companies for lowering rates.

Classes are offered 3 times a year:
Fall, Winter and Spring

Next class: Winter 2020: Tuesday evenings, January 7th - February 25th
Cost $170 - To Register Click: Bellingham Technical College (BTC)

Select "Take A Class" and look for our classes
in the Marine department or call 360-752-8350
and ask for course "MARIN 110: Boating Skills & Safety."

Presented by experienced sailors and boaters of the Bellingham Sail and Power Squadron for all types of watercraft including Kayaks, PWC's, Power and Sail Vessels.
Includes optional 4-hour boat excursion reinforcing classroom lessons.

Contact the Squadron Education Officer for more information
or click here for details about this and the many other
courses and seminars available.

Is your vessel ship shape?

Locate a Vessel Safety Examiner near you for a FREE Vessel Saftey Check.
or Contact the Vessel Safety Examiners of the Bellingham Sail and Power Squadron.