USPS Membership Details

The requirements are simple:

Have an interest in boating and having fun on the water!

Contact our membership chairman, Brian Logan at  [email protected] or call: (330) 864-2820.

  • Fill out the membership application provided by Brian.
  • 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.
  • Preferred Mortgage Program / CHASE
  • Vector Digital Charts / C-Map
  • Marre Publications / McGraw Hill
  • Long Term Care / 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.

  • 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