Membership Benefits

Why would you want to joining America's Boating Club - Nasvhille Squadron?  Try these reasons!

  • FUN!  -- 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! -- Squadron 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! -- 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 Nashville 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.

Nashville Boating

Upcoming Events and Educational Opportunities:


December 12, 2021 at 1800 hrs- Christmas Gathering - Members Only





Metro Nashville Planning Department has summarized the findings from a 2021 Boater Survey  for Long Range Planning Area from Jefferson Street Bridge to the I-24 Bridge between the Cumberland River and I-24 within the 2021 Metro Nashville East Bank Boater Survey Synopsis document.  The link will guide you to this document that provides a summary of what is important to the local boaters, Cruising, and "Loopers".  


 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.  


2020 Bridge Leadership

Commander -

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

Secretary -

Lt/C Barry Cleveland, AP

Treasurer -

Lt/C Jane Malatack, AP

Education Officer -

Lt/C Randy Stone, AP

Education Officer Assistant - 

Lt/C Art Chapman, AP

Historian - 

Lt/C Jane Malatak, P

Member-at-Large -

Tom Hudson

Darrell Breaux


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