USPS Compass


You're in command - Boating is fun...we'll show you how

Benefits of Membership

Never Boated?

The Basic Boating class is a great introduction to on the water life. Learn the rules of the road, how to tie a bowline knot and learn how to read a chart. New York is a most unique environment for boating steeped with history. Sailors, Power Boaters, Fishermen & Cruisers are all drawn to this area. Hear their stories & learn new ideas. As a new member you will be entitled to the following Member Benefits.

Membership Benefits:

  1. 11 diverse and challenging courses, as well as a variety of learning guides on exciting topics.boating videotape libraries maintained by local squadrons.
  2. A program that offers members the best and most competitive boating insurance: USPS Boat Insurance Program - 800-763-8777.
  3. A USPS Visa credit card that offers competitive rates, no annual fee and a cash-back incentive for your squadron.
  4. A program offering discounts that saves you money on boating equipment purchases thorough Boat/US - (703) 461-2866.
  5. A 501(c)(3) federal tax status that allow you to deduct many USPS expenses on your income taxes.
  6. Vessel Assist
  7. Sea/Tow
  8. John Hancock Long-term care insurance
  9. 11 issues of the Ensign magazine that contains boating information.
  10. Newsletters that contain information on district and squadron activities.
  11. The Port Captains Program that offers a directory of USPS members who are available to assist you in unfamiliar waters.

Why Join the NRSPS?

By joining NRSPS you will also have an opportunity to participate in the USPS Cooperative Charting Program which helps keep our national charts accurate. As a member, you can work with the joint USPS/Coast Guard Auxiliary boat safety inspection program. But above all, as an active member you will enjoy the camaraderie of seasoned boaters eager to share their knowledge of the boats they pilot and the seas they love.

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NRSPS officers and members meet once a month; call or email us for information.

For More Information:

Call the USPS customer Service Center at 888-For-USPS for knowledgeable and courteous staff to answer your questions and process your requests.

Become A Member

Boating Class

America's Boating Course: One of the best ways to have a fun boating experience is to "know before you go". If you are a new boater or an experienced boater in need of a refresher course, consider taking a boating course.

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