About Us

Improving Boating Safety For Lake Mead and Lake Mohave Boaters

The best experience for beginner and advanced Power and Sail Boat, PWC, and paddle sports owners

United States Power Squadrons

Our Top 5 Goals For The Boating Community

  1. Improving Boating Safety for all experience levels of boaters across the amazing Lake Mead Recreational Area with the best personal education and on-the-water training.
  2. Providing locals information to area recreational boaters about the changing Lake Mead - Lake Mohave - Black Canyon Water Trail boating conditions.
  3. Building a better recreational boating community for individual boaters, groups, clubs, and families.
  4. Performing FREE Vessel Safety Checks for all boat operators; sail, power, PWC and paddle sports
  5. Most of all, we want to make your recreational boating experience THE BEST it can be!

We Have More Than 100 Years Of Boating Heritage

The Las Vegas Sail and Power Squadron (LVSPS) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, district 13 unit of the United States Power Squadrons.

Incorporated in 1914, the United States Power Squadrons has grown to over 450 area squadrons across the United States mainland, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands, and Japan. We ARE THE LARGEST and most respected recreational boating safety organization!

Established in 1938, our sister organization Canadian Power and Sail Squadron (CPS-ECP) provides boating safety education to boaters north of our border.

Boating Safety Education Is Better Than Ever! These are our major partners promoting boating safety everyday

  • United States Coast Guard
  • United States Coast Guard Auxiliary
  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  • National Safe Boating Council
  • United Safe Boating Institute
  • Sea Scouts, Boy Scouts of America
  • BoatUS Foundation
  • Nevada Department of Wildlife

Our Passion - Boating Safety Education For All Boaters

The Las Vegas Sail and Power Squadron, an all volunteer community organization, hosts and teaches the best boating safety education courses you will find in Southern Nevada by United States Power Squadrons Trained Instructors for these topics:

  • Boating Safety Courses
    • Basic Boating Safety
    • Boat Handling
    • Marine Navigation
    • Advanced Piloting
    • Junior Navigation
    • Navigation
    • Electronic Navigation
    • .... and more

We Can Help You Become A Pro Boater

Are you ready to go boating along the hundreds of miles of Lake Mead, Lake Mohave shorelines or exploring the breathtaking Black Canyon Water Trail?

The Las Vegas Sail and Power Squadron is Southern Nevada's most experienced, trained, and certified organization for

Boating Safety Education

  • Courses
  • Seminars
  • Certification

Vessel Safety Checks

  • Avoid fines and tickets
  • Be prepared
  • Insurance discounts

Get to know your hometown Las Vegas Sail And Power Squadron today

Call 775-419-2460