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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.

Nashville Boating

Upcoming Events and Educational Opportunities:


Come join us for Dinner and Presentation.      

March 23rd - 1800 hrs -  Cornerpub (CP Between the Lakes) - Mount Juliet TN  4136 North Mt. Juliet Rd. We will be ordering food from the menu. Our own Tom Hudson will be presenting “Locks and Locking thru”. He has some fresh pictures to share of locking thru the Panama Canal. He and Lili just got back from a cruise thru the PC.

ABC Class
ABC Class available in April 15 & 22, 2023 to be held at TNT Marine in Hendersonville. Existing member $45. Non-member $90. Membership and class $125. Class includes 2-4 hour sessions. Contact Randy Stone for scheduling. or 6154050117
Location may vary based on dates and times of the classes.

 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.

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.  


2022 Bridge Leadership

Commander -

Bobby Naylor, AP

Executive Officer -

Ray Alley, AP CN

Education Officer -

Randy Stone, AP

Assistant Education Officer -

Art Chapman, P

Vessel Safety Ck CH -

Art Chapman, P

Secretary -

Diane Chapman, P

Treasurer -

Jane Malatak, P

Historian - 

Jane Malatak, P

Web Master/ IT - 

Mickey Box, AP

Member-at-Large -

Barry Cleveland, AP


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