Cape Fear Sail & Power Squadron

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 America's Boating Club® of Cape Fear™ 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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Fun Times on the Water (Lt John Kelly, JN)

(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

Annual Meeting, COW & Holiday Party - 12 December  details...

Awards Celebration - 27 January  details...

Boating Activities

Other Events

D27 Winter Training - Cary, NC  details...

USPS Annual Meeting - 9-15 February  details...


Radar for Boaters - Starts 21 November  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...

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 the logo to schedule your VSC

Roger Upton Award 2017




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

Site Index

Distinctive Communicator Awards 2006-2018


Prince Henry the Navigator Award 2016

Animated Knots

National Safe Boating Test

Member Benefits


 Boat Insurance


Ships Store 

State Boating Information


Apps for Boaters


Club Suggestons


Photos will be taken at these events for publication in the Foghorn and Squadron website. If you do not wish to have your photo taken, please sign the Opt-Out sheet at these events.

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