Boating

Marco Island Sail and Power Squadron Adopts “America’s Boating Club” Name

The Marco Island Sail and Power Squadron (MISPS) formally approved doing business as “America’s Boating Club – Marco Island.” This identity change was approved by the MISPS governing board and ratified tonight by the organization’s members at its 2018 annual meeting. “Marco Island Boaters of all kinds are invited to join our organization,” said Club Commander Gene Burson. “This new […]

Boater’s Local Knowledge Courses Offered


“There are two types of boaters on Marco Island – those who have run aground and those that will!” The waters around Marco Island are constantly changing. If you are either new to boating or new to Marco Island, then the Boater’s Local Knowledge (Marco Island Area) and the Boater’s Local Knowledge – Backwater Edition (10,000 Islands) classes are for […]

Boating Skills and Seamanship Course Offered


Local Coast Guard Auxiliary group, Flotilla 95, is offering a fall session of Boating Skills and Seamanship (BS&S), a “boating around Marco Island 101” course. Beginning on October 8th, the four-week, eight-session course will meet Monday and Thursday from 7 to 9:30 PM at the Flotilla Station at Caxambas Park.  Sadly, 67 people lost their lives in Florida boating accidents […]


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