A Port Captain is a member of the United States Power Squadrons®, who stands ready, at all times of his or her choosing, to provide advice and assistance to United States Power Squadrons® members, and if the Port Captain chooses, to others making contact.
The Port Captain can recommend mechanics, sail makers, and repair yards in the area as well as medical and dental facilities in his or her locale. the Port Captain can also direct weary sailors and boaters to local restaurants and motels.
The Port Captain is familiar with the activities of local USPS® squadrons, the U.S. Coast Guard and the Coast Guard Auxiliary.
While Port Captains are under no obligation to provide more than friendly advice, they are persons who enjoy meeting people and serving their fellows. Their primary expertise lies in their knowledge of local waters and unmarked hazards to safe navigation. The objective is to provide information, reliable advice and comradeship. Their aim is make fellow members feel they are welcome and have found a friend.
Click here to go to the United States Power Squadrons Port Captain's Directory (only available to United States Power Squadron members).
Upcoming Events and Educational Opportunities:
See Events Calendar for details for these events and more.
January 19 - 21 - Nashville Boat Show at Music City Convention Center
February 11 - Change of Watch - Bravarian Beirhaus
UPCOMING EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES -
February 3 - ABC Beginner Boat Class
March 3 - ABC Beginner Boat Class
April 7 - ABC Beginner Boat Class
SAFETY TIP ON ELECTRICAL SHOCK DROWNING (ESD) BY DIY AC SAFETY TEST FOR BOAT AND DOCK OWNERS. All boat and dock owners must check your AC electrical system for stray current that could cause electrical shock and potential death to swimmers. It could save a life.
2018 Bridge Leadership
Cdr Ray Alley, AP-IN
Squadron Education Officer -
Lt/C Randy Stone
Assistant Education Officer -
1st Lt Art Chapman
Lt/C Barry Cleveland, AP
Lt/C Bobby Naylor, AP
1/Lt Jane Malatak, P
1/Lt Jack Rubey, S
Assistant Secretary for I.T. -
Flag Lieutentant -
Administrative Officer -