Consider Joining the America's Boating Club Music City Squadron
AS A Member...
You may enjoy many affordable and comprehensive programs that increase their boating knowledge and skills, have more fun, and connect with fellow boaters through a variety of educational and social activities. With membership, you receive:
- Boating education to help you become a more competent and safer boater;
- A wide variety of comprehensive courses and informative seminars to advance your skill and knowledge in boat operation and maintenance;
- Savings of 20% to 50% or more on these courses and seminars;
- Flexibility in scheduling your education through classroom instruction, on-line courses, and on-the-water skills training;
- Interaction with a group of experienced boaters who know how to have fun “ raft-ups, cruises, picnics, and get-togethers; and
- Savings on boat insurance and many other products and services.
If you have not taken a boating course, you will want to go to the Courses tab and learn about more. Then, click on the Events Calendar page to see when the next course is scheduled. Or you can request more information on our courses or pre-register for an upcoming course by clicking here. You can also contact one of the members on the bridge by going to the Contact Us page. One of our members will call contact you.
The USPS course is also available for home study, as an online/CD or as a video. If you would like to obtain the Americas Boating Course online/CD course click here, call 1-888-FOR-USPS or contact the Education Officer.
If you have already taken a home study (online or video) version of the USPS course, but have not yet taken the examination, contact the Education Officer , and arrangements can be made to take the exam.
Upcoming Events and Educational Opportunities:
March 1 - Virtual Bridge Meeting - Contact Bobby Naylor for zoom log-in information.
March 8 - Membership Meeting - Corner Pub in Mt. Juliet, TN from 1800 to 1830 for social time and 1830 to 2000 for presentation/dinner. Betsy Woods with the Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency will be providing a valuable insight to safe boating on our area lakes.
UPCOMING EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES -
March 4 - America's Boating Course (multiple course dates available)
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.
SPRING BOATING CHECK LIST - PLEASE REVIEW THIS CHECK LIST AS YOU PREPARE FOR YOUR FIRST LAUNCH.
VESSEL SAFETY CHECKS - America's Boating Club's Vessel Safety Inspectors are eager to inspect your boat anytime during the boating season for FREE. Please request Vessel Safety Inspections via our online request in the Vessel Safety Check tab. A Vessel Safety Inspector will contact you shortly after your request is recieved.
2020 Bridge Leadership
Cmdr Bobby Naylor, AP
Ex Oficio/District 17 Commander -
Ray Alley, AP IN
Squadron Education Officer -
Lt/C Randy Stone, P
Assistant Education Officer -
1st Lt Art Chapman, P
Lt/C Barry Cleveland, AP
Lt/C Jane Malatack, AP
Education Officer -
Lt/C Randy Stone, AP
Education Officer Assistant -
Lt/C Art Chapman, AP
Lt/C Jane Malatak, P