United States Power Squadrons®
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Beverly-Marblehead Sail & Power Squadron
Updated 17-Mar-2017

How To Join

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Membership is by application, and is open to everyone who is at least 18 years of age and shares our passion for boating education and safety. To see all the benefits of membership, visit our Membership Page.

Joining is easy! Just follow these steps:

  1. Contact our Membership Chair if you have any questions
  2. Fill out the membership application
  3. Submit your application in one of two ways:
    1. By postal mail to Jack Reed, 7 Mt. Locust Ave, Rockport, MA 01966
    2. By email to Membership Chair

After processing you're a member of Beverly-Marblehead Sail & Power Squadron and the United States Power Squadrons - WELCOME!

 

Membership Requirements

  • Must be able and willing to contribute time, energy and skills to the objectives of USPS
  • Must be accepted by the Squadron Executive Committee
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must have paid all applicable entrance fees and dues as required by National, District and Squadron

 

Types of Membership

Active Member

  • Takes courses
  • Attends meetings
  • Votes
  • Holds elected or appointed office
  • Earns merit marks
  • Receives The Ensign

Additional Active Member

  • Takes courses
  • Attends meetings
  • Votes
  • Holds elected or appointed office
  • Earns merit marks

Family

  • Takes courses
  • Earns family merit marks
  • Attends meetings but cannot vote
  • Family members under the age of 18 are classified as junior family members for dues purposes only

Apprentice / Sea Scout

  • Takes courses
  • Apprentice membership extends from age 12 to end of the dues year of 17th birthday
  • Sea Scouts from 14 years to the end of the dues year or 23rd birthday
  • Receives the Ensign

 

Membership Fees and Dues Structure

Checks should be made out to "Beverly-Marblehead Sail & Power Squadron" or "BMSPS".

Individual Active Member - Annual Dues: $70.00

  • Includes National dues ($53), District assessment ($7) and local Squadron dues ($10)

Individual Active Member with Family - Annual Dues: $105.00

  • Includes National dues ($79.50), District assessment ($10.50) and local Squadron dues ($15.00)
  • Family membership includes original active member any additional active members or family members.

Reinstatement of Membership - Active Member-Current dues; Active Member with Family- current dues

  • If you were a previous member you may be reinstated by payment of the current year's dues. If it has been more than 1 year, your dues anniversary due date will be reset to the time of submittal.

Transfers from another squadron

  • There are no fees to transfer an active membership from another squadron.

 

If you have additional questions, contact our Squadron Membership Chairman.

 

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