Virginia Beach Sail and Power Squadron is a fraternal boating organization founded in 1967. The squadron is a unit of the United States Power Squadrons® a non profit, educational organization. Our organization is dedicated to Boating Safety, Public Education, and Community Service. Our intention is to provide a comfortable atmosphere for those with an interest of a nautical nature, who have a desire to serve the boating public; and we offer everyone the opportunity to be with others of the same mind. Our primary boating activity area is the southern Chesapeake Bay and it’s surrounding waters. The Squadron is open to membership of anyone over 18 years and completion a USPS or Coast Guard Aux Basic Boating Course.

We provide community service in the form of Public Education, Vessel Safety Check, and Cooperative Charting. For our members we provide Advanced boating education in subjects from basic seamanship to celestial navigation and engine maintenance to weather.

If you are interested in our Public Education, check out our Public Education Page by clicking on the menu to the left.

Please join us at our next meeting and consider membership in the Squadron.  Check the Calendar for dates and locations.

“Come for the Boating Education . . . Stay for the Friends”