Las Vegas Sail and Power Squadron


Better Boating Through Education and Team Work

Sign Up For 2023 Boating Classes

America's Boating Course

  • Meets Nevada and Arizona boater card requirements

  • Offers proof of education for marine insurance

Next class: 2023

Learn About America's Boating Course

Sail Course

  • Perfect for beginner and advanced sailors

Next class: 2023

Learn About Sailing

Boat Handling Course

  • The next advancing step for boaters

  • A multi-part course

Next class: 2023

Learn About Boat Handling

United States Power Squadrons

Who is the Las Vegas Sail and Power Squadron?

Calling Las Vegas Nevada home, we are a boating community service organization of the historic United States Power Squadrons®, America's Boating Club®, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

Boaters rely on us for inland, coastal, and offshore sail and power Boating Education. In the great American southwest desert, Lake Mead and Lake Mohave are your boating education classrooms.

What can you expect from our legendary boating skills courses? You will learn from expertly developed and presented education courses by United States Power Squadrons Certified Instructors.

Get social, get on the water! Squadron members are easy to find around our lakes and in the community. We are an "outside" group with fellow squadrons coast-to-coast, Japan, St. Thomas VI, and Puerto Rico.

Get outside and go boating! The Las Vegas Sail and Power Squadron will show you how to be a Pro Boater. Don't be just an ordinary boater, join us! Be a safer boater and leader in your boating community.

Learn About the Las Vegas Sail and Power Squadron Today!

Yes We Are!

Recommended and authorized by the Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW) and Arizona Game and Fish Dept. (AZGFD), the Las Vegas Sail & Power Squadron delivers THE BEST structured boating education courses, time, and materials.

Through Us

You Can Learn These Skills To Find Your Way

    • Basic Boating Safety

    • Boat Handling

    • Marine Navigation

    • Advanced Marine Navigation

    • Offshore Navigation

    • Celestial Navigation

    • Marine Electronics

    • Cruise Planning

    • Boat Trailering

    • GPS

    • Compass

    • Anchoring

    • Radar for Boaters

    • .... and more

Experience Counts With More Than 100 Years of Boating Heritage

Incorporated in 1914, the United States Power Squadrons has grown to over 300 squadrons across the United States mainland, Puerto Rico, St. Thomas VI, 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 education to boaters north of our border.

Boating Education Is Better Than Ever!

These are our major partners promoting safety every day

  • United States Coast Guard

  • United States Coast Guard Auxiliary

  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

  • National Safe Boating Council

  • Arizona Game and Fish Dept.

  • United Safe Boating Institute

  • Sea Scouts, Boy Scouts of America

  • BoatUS Foundation

  • Nevada Department of Wildlife

Before you go boating along the hundreds of miles of Lake Mead and Lake Mohave shorelines or exploring the breathtaking Black Canyon Water Trail

The Las Vegas Sail and Power Squadron is Southern Nevada's and Northwest Arizona's most experienced and certified organization in

  • Courses

  • Seminars

  • Certification

  • Avoid fines and tickets

  • Be prepared

  • Insurance discounts

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Your hometown boating experts!

Call 775-419-2460

Your Support Counts!


Donations from people like you will help support the Las Vegas Sail & Power Squadron's mission to deliver responsible boating education, for everyone.


We are a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. Donations can offer a tax deduction. Speak with your tax advisor about your support to keep nonprofit boating education alive.