Cape Fear Sail & Power Squadron


We Are

 Amercia's Boating Club®


a Unit of the United States Power Squadrons®District 27.


We boat together, we learn together, we help each other, and we help the boating community.


The Cape Fear Sail & Power Squadron covers the greater Wilmington area in southeastern North Carolina.


America's Boating Course


Learn the fundamentals of safe boat handling and operation plus basic piloting in this comprehensive classroom course. This newly revised course will give you the basics of line throwing, knot tying, boat handling, anchoring, navigation rules and aids, emergencies on the water and more.

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  Ships Store



On-the Water Teaching Cruise

(Click Below)




If you are a boating enthusiast or want to be, this organization is for YOU!


Become a member

Participate in educational and social activities, both on-the-water and ashore, throughout the year.

General Meetings

Soup, Bread & Dessert Cookoff - 24 February  details...

Cape Fear River Ecology - 23 March  details...

Local Weather Insights - 28 September  details...

Boating Activities

Boating Activities Meeting - 20 February  details...

CFCC Riverfront Boat Show - 28 March  details...

Other Events

D27 Spring Council/Conference & COW - 27-29 March  details...

Past Commanders' Shrimparoo - 18 July  details...

USPS Fall Governing Board Conference - 6-13 Sept  details...


Advanced Piloting - 21 January - 24 March  details...

America's Boating Course - 29 February - 1 March  details...

Weather Course - 29 April - 17 June  details...

America's Boating Course - 16-17 May  details...

America's Boating Course - 15-16 August  details...

Emergencies on Board - Dates TBD  details...

Vessel Safety Check


An important factor for a safe day on the water is a boat which has the necessary safety equipment and it's operating properly. Click the decal above for a FREE Vessel Safety Check by a certified Vessel Examiner.


Click here to schedule your VSC

Roger Upton Award 2017



BoatU.S. Civic Service Award 2020


 Click the buttons below for Club Suggestions,
the Ship's Store, and additional information useful to boaters.


Distinctive Communicator Awards 2006-2019


Prince Henry the Navigator Award 2016

Animated Knots

National Safe Boating Test

Member Benefits


How to Dock a Boat 


Ships Store 

State Boating Information


Apps for Boaters



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