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We are America's Boating Club of Colorado, originally chartered as Boulder Valley Sail & Power Squadron in 1977. Our members enjoy boating and social activities as a unit of America's Boating Club™, the largest non-profit boating organization in the country.

You are likely to find us gathering with our friends at a sailing rendezvous in the Colorado mountains or a charter in the BVI, teaching or attending boating classes, performing vessel safety checks in the area, or meeting for social activities or club business. Take a tour of our website through the main menu where you will find such things as our events calendar and award winning newsletter The Beacon.

Where to Find Us

Visitors are always welcome at our membership meetings, typically in Boulder Colorado. They are held the fourth Thursday of the month, check our calendar for specific dates and location or touch Contact Us.

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The National Organization USPS Ships Wheel

America's Boating Club® is a registered trademark of United States Power Squadrons®, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to boating safety and education. Members are boating families who boat together, learn together, and contribute to their communities by promoting safe boating through education. United States Power Squadrons has over 24,000 members organized into more than 350 squadrons across the country.

When you join America’s Boating Club, you’re joining a community that was built For Boaters, By Boaters. Whether your passion is cruising, sailing or paddling, your local club has the resources to help you engage your passions – and perhaps instill some new ones! You’ll be creating a lifetime of memories on the water, on shore, and in the community.

Free Vessel Safety Checks in Colorado

Read about how to prepare and schedule this free service by one of our vessel examiners: About > Civic Service

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ABC Colorado - Boating in the Mountain West and Beyond

Club News
Nautical Buoys

The Beacon is the club newsletter that is full of boating related topics and events and includes contacts for club committees. There are national newsletters, a video channel, and presentations on cruising and chartering.

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Club Activities
Lake Crew

We are a boating and sailing club who frequently participates in charter trips. Our fellowship of boaters holds club meetings in Colorado which include boating programs and educational topics along with social meet-ups.

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Boating Education
Sailboat Provisioning

Experienced members provide boating education and sailing classes in Colorado. Education is open to boaters of all skill levels, members or non-members on several topics from seamanship to navigation to weather.

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Civic Service
Kayak Paddle

Our Boating Club is committed to community engagement with actions designed to identify and address issues of public (boating) concern, such as; free vessel safety checks and boating safety through education and fun.

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