USPS Membership Details

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The requirements are simple:

  1. Have an interest in boating and having fun on the water!
  2. Contact our membership chairman, Brian Logan at  bats_wings@sbcglobal.net or call: (330) 864-2820.
  3. Fill out the membership application provided by Brian.
  4. Pay your membership fee; Write a check, pay by cash at a meeting or seminar.
You’re a member of Akron Sail and Power Squadron – WELCOME!

Types of membership:

Active Member – provides full membership privileges and responsibilities, which include voting, holding elective or appointed office, serving on and/or chairing a committee, earning a merit mark, attending and participating in meetings and social activities, taking educational courses, paying dues, receiving a copy of the monthly National magazine – Ensign, receiving a copy of the monthly Squadron newsletter – Scuttlebutt, and flying the USPS Ensign and ASPS burgee.  The cost to join is $106.80 with annual renewal of $86.80.

Additional Active (Household) Members – any number of additional family household members may join Akron Sail & Power Squadron by purchasing the Household membership for an additional $54.90 ($161.70 total).  That’s right – any number of family members may join for less than the price of one additional member.

Apprentice / Sea Scouts A special category is available for Sea Scouts or Apprentices, who aren’t in an Active Members’s family.  A low annual membership rate of $12.00 applies to youth ages 12-23.

If you have additional questions, contact the Akron Sail and Power Squadron Membership Chairman.

Advantages of Membership

For starters…

Save Money on your Boat Insurance!!! Up to 23% discount on your boat insurance (20% based on courses completed and another 3% for a Vessel Safety Check). *Not available in some areas*

How else can you save?

USPS Members will enjoy special discounts on valuable services.

  • USPS / CHASE Benefit Card
  • Preferred Mortgage Program / CHASE
  • Vector Digital Charts / C-Map
  • Marre Publications / McGraw Hill
  • Long Term Car / John Hancock
  • Software, Charts, Tides & Currents / Nobeltec
  • Navigation Software / Rosepoint
  • Software and CHarts / Maptech
  • Soundings Magazine
  • Dell Computers
  • Marine Supplies / Hamilton Marine

And many benefits just for being a member

Member Only Boating Courses

USPS provides a great number of advanced boating courses including Seamanship, Piloting and Navigation along with many specialized ones including maintenance, electronics cruise planning and weather to mention just a few.

Information and Entertainment

  • USPS Member Magazine / The Ensign
  • USPS Member E-Magazine / The Compass

Cruising / Travel Assistance

USPS Port Captains Program provides members with travel tips and local information when traveling in unfamiliar areas.

FUN

Participate in our water activities, Cruises & Rendezvous with special friends. Enjoy social events, potluck dinners, picnics, parties and interesting meetings with special guest speakers on topics of interest to boaters

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