The Raritan Bay Power Squadron is one of 450 regional squadrons that make up the world’s largest boating educational and social family oriented organization for power and sail boating, The United States Power Squadrons. Our members are comprised of boating families who contribute to their communities by promoting safe boating on the water and in the classroom and enjoy extensive social activities. Area we service (see number 11 on map ).
Our Public Boating Course is Nationally recognized as the most complete boating safety course available, is National Association of State Boating Law Administers (NASBLA) approved and meets the requirements for New Jersey boating certification and mandatory boating education for all boaters in New Jersey.
We offer public boating courses each year. These courses, upon successful completion, meet New Jersey State Certification
requirements for boats and (PWC) personal watercraft operation, and also meets the requirements of all other states.
We are currently running a
- Marine Electronics Class
- Piloting Class
We are always planning new classes! This spring we will start Advanced Piloting.
If you see a class that is not currently offered, contact our Education officer.
Click here to locate a USPS boating course near you.
For RBPS classes click on Advanced Courses and Enter the Zip code 07735
Learn if your boat is safe and properly equipped and meets Coast Guard requirements
by obtaining a free inspection the results of which are disclosed only to the vessel’s owner
Free Vessel Safety Check (VSC)