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Susquenango Power Squadron is a non-profit boating organization located in Binghamton, NY and serves Binghamton, Johnson City, Vestal, Endicott, Owego and the surrounding area. As a community service, we conduct public Boating Courses and Seminars several times each year.
2024 Course Schedule

Classes held at Johnson City High School, 666 Reynolds Rd., Johnson City, NY


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America's Boating Course®

Obtain your USPS Boating Safety Certificate to operate recreational boats and Personal Watercraft (PWC). Certificate is recognized by all states and satisfies New York State’s Brianna’s Law requirement.

America’s Boating Course provides you with basic boating knowledge including types of boats and their uses, boating laws (both federal and state), safety equipment (both required and recommended), navigation rules, adverse conditions, communications, trailering, knots and lines and water sport topics.

Cost is $50/person (payment due at first class)

Must attend all sessions

September 9, 2024 to October 7, 2024





5 Monday Evenings




Register Online Here

or Call Les Smith 797-7391

Boat Handling

Recommended for boaters that have completed the ABC Course above. It bulids upon the basics taught in that course. Learn practical marlinespike (knots), navigation rules, hull design and performance, skipper responsibilits, boat care, operating under abnormal conditions, emergenies, weather, nautical customs and courtesy on the water.

Cost is $120 (non-member), $76 (USPS member)






Monday Evenings



Call Les Smith 797-7391

(there is no online preregistration available for this course)

For more information - Email: class@susquenango.org

or contact Les Smith (607)797-7391

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