NOTICE TO BRSPS MARINERS
March General Meeting date change
FROM: Monday 20 March 2017
TO: Tuesday 21 March 2017
All other items remain to same.
Welcome to Banana River Sail and Power Squadron's voyage through our website!
Mission: To promote superior boating education, civic activities,
As proud members of the United States Power Squadrons and District 23 - we welcome you to an energetic group of 100 members strong. To contact the Banana River Sail and Power Squadron for more information or to contact the Bridge Officers, please use the our telephone number 321-220-7775 to leave your voice mail.
General Meetings are held at 1830 every third Monday of the month except for December.
Location: See latest information in Dragon Tales.
Check our Squadron's newsletter Dragon Tales, Short Sheet, and on Facebook
Register for Classes
Upcoming Classes - Our complete list of scheduled classes
“Some people are natural born seamen. You can tell that by the way they move on a small craft. Others are clod-hoppers, and I have nothing but admiration when these people eventually, patiently, turn themselves into Sailors. A good seaman, when he boards another vessel, has his eyes everywhere – at the comfort or lack of it, at the gadgets and fancy gear. But he’s watching the rigging the deck fittings, the way the gear is stowed, the way the wires are spliced, and the lines coiled. Whatever he does, he is always learning.”
Tristan Jones, One Hand for Yourself, One for the Ship
The first of our navigation courses that will set your course toward an eventual goal to be able to navigate any vessel to any port on our globe.
You will learn the fundamentals of safe boat handling, operation, and basic piloting in one comprehensive classroom session. This course meets Florida State and National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA) requirements for certification. Completion of the course is accepted by most insurance companies. You will learn the basics of what you need to safely and comfortably go on the water with your boat. This comprehensive course includes lessons on seamanship, boat handling, boat types, rules of the road, navigation aids, regulations, adverse conditions, marine VHF radio, trailering and personal watercraft operation. An on-the-water session will also be held demonstrating trailer launching and retrieval; undocking, basic boat handling, anchoring and docking.
Please send your payment of $20.00 per person (check or money order payable to BRSPS) to:
290 Paradise Blvd No 36
Indialantic, FL 32903