Membership Benefits

Why would you want to joing USPS?  Try these reasons!

  • FUN!  -- USPS squadrons are active people of all ages who enjoy the camaraderie of boating together, having parties, cookouts by the lake, beach luaus, cruises, pot luck dinners, and interesting meetings with special guest speakers on topics of interest to boaters.

  • FREE EDUCATION! -- USPS classes are free, except for the cost of books and materials; taught by qualified and fun instructors, and include practical advice on every conceivable boating subject.

  • HELP THE BOATING COMMUNITY! -- USPS squadrons teach boating safety courses to the public, examine boats as part of the Vessel Safety Check program, locate and confirm navigational buoys and marks and errors in charts through the Cooperative Charting Program, providing clean waters help to the community, and generally are good stewards of our lakes, waterways, and coast

  • Port CaptainS! -- Members helping members that includes cruising/travel tips based on local information to members who are new or visiting an area.

  • Special Programs! for your Children and Grandchildren. Your family can get involved in the squadron, the Sea Scouts, the Kid's Crew Program and other Youth Activities.

In addition to the great educational and social benefits to becoming a USPS member, your will be joining a large organization with the ability to negotiate outstanding discounts with major marine suppliers and vendors. To see why

Nashville Boating

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



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

Commander -

Cdr Ray Alley, AP-IN

Squadron Education Officer -

Lt/C Randy Stone

Assistant Education Officer -

1st Lt Art Chapman

Secretary -

Lt/C Barry Cleveland, AP

Treasurer -

Lt/C Bobby Naylor, AP

Member-at-Large -

1/Lt Jane Malatak, P

1/Lt Jack Rubey, S

Assistant Secretary for I.T. -


Flag Lieutentant -


Administrative Officer -


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