Recognizing squadrons whose activities, events and programs go beyond the expected, fully embracing a membership beyond boating.
Demonstrating a flare for safety
Banana River Sail & Power Squadron in District 23 begins National Safe Boating Week in 2016 by offering instruction and hands-on practice with different types of flares.
Cooperating for conservation
Members of District 21’s Houston Sail & Power Squadron work with Sea Scouts to harvest over 3,000 smooth cordgrass plants for replanting in Dickenson Bayou to help restore 27 acres of wetlands around Galveston Bay.
Raising hope for flood victims
Memphis Sail & Power Squadron in District 17 donates over $1,000 in supplies and gift cards to flood victims in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, after torrential rains last year left tens of thousands homeless and destroyed more than 40,000 homes.
Supporting Tall Ships in the Windy City
The Squadron Emergency Response Assistance Team of Waukegan Sail & Power Squadron in District 20 provides a safe platform for photographers aboard a free-ranging photography boat during the Tall Ships Chicago Parade of Sail.
Fishing for fun on the water
Every year, District 8’s Vero Beach Power Squadron holds a fishing outing for the Boys and Girls Club of Indian River County. In addition to catching fish, the children enjoy learning about boating safety and conservation.