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Point Wilson Sail and Power Squadron

2503 Washington Street, Port Townsend, WA, USA


  • Promoting and teaching Safe Boating on the Water and in the Classroom.
  • Squadrons contribute to boating safety by offering local public boating safety classes several times each year.
  • USPS members provide vessel safety examinations for recreational boats and personal watercraft.
  • Members enjoy friendship and camaraderie on and off the water with fellow members who share your love of the water and a desire for knowledge about boating.
  • Squadrons provide a full range of classes, covering everything from knots to celestial navigation.
  • Squadrons provide chart update information to National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) as part of the Cooperative Charting Program.
  • Fun is a major component of USPS membership. On the water, in the class room and at all squadron functions.

Membership in the PWSPS is open to the general public. A boat is not required. There are no requirements other than an interest of recreational boating, boat safety, and a enjoyment of water related activities.

The annual fees for a one-year membership are as follows:

     Individual Member     $93.00 annually / one person
     Member and Family $127.00 annually / one person & immediate family

       ( this includes a $20.00 one time USPS registration fee)

     Individual Member     $73.00 annually / one person
     Member and Family $107.00 annually / one person & immediate family

Contact us below for more information or click Join Now button below and come to our next meeting!  We would love to meet you.


Our squadron meets monthly, on the third Tuesday, September through June, in Port Townsend. Meetings are informal pot-luck dinners. There is usually a guest speaker on a topic of local marine interest.
Port Townsend Yacht Club
2503 Washington St.
PT Townsend, WA

Our Purpose as a Squadron Unit

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Point Wilson Sail and Power Squadron offers Vessel Safety Checks, which is a Free Check of a vessel’s equipment for compliance with Federal and State Safety Requirements.  When your boat passes the inspection, you will receive a decal like the one to left.

You may also want to complete theVirtual Vessel Safety Examination.

The Vessel Examiners performing this service have been trained to look for some of the common problems which might occur in your boat or its associated safety equipment.

PWSPS Examiners:   Gordan Lacey (425) 785-6673

Currently the Coast Guard has limited inspections to video conference on phone.


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