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.

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America's Boating Course

Bellingham Technical College

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

Boating Education Course
America's Boating Course (ABC)
"Boaters Education Course Basic Boating Knowledge"

March 20th - April 24th, 2024:
Wednesdays, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Bellingham Lions Club
4137 Bennett Dr, Bellingham, WA 98225
Contact Education Officer for more information.

Visit our Education page for details on this and other upcoming courses.

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 an optional 4-hour on-the-water or on-the-dock training.

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.