boating beach outing


America's Boating Club® - Marco Island (also known as Marco Island Sail and Power Squadron) is an educational and social organization promoting boating and watercraft skills, safety and fun:

 · Nationally recognized boating courses taught on Marco Island

 · Free vessel safety checks

 · Public service surveys of our waterway navigation aids

 · Group boat trips and raft ups 

 · Monthly dinner meetings with guest speakers and other regular social events

 · Boating area: Gulf of Mexico and coastal waters of Southwest Florida


aerial view of marco island and surrounding boating waters

 Boating Tip - "Red, Right, Return" 

  • Red, triangular markers should be on your right when returning from sea
  • Around an island, it’s not always obvious if you are returning or leaving
  • Numbers get larger as you return from sea, so if numbers are increasing, you are “returning”

Upcoming Boating Courses

Dec 2, 2019 - America's Boating Course

Jan 6, 2020 - America's Boating Course

Jan 8, 2020 - Weather

Jan 9, 2020 - Engine Maintenance

Jan 10, 2020 - Marine Navigation

Jan 21, 2020 - Charting/GPS

Jan 28, 2020 - Boat Handling

Jan 30, 2020 - VHF/DSC Radio

See Boating Courses for more information