Vessel Safety Check Examiners Course

VSC Manual

VSC Power Point (PDF) Review

How do I become a Vessel Safety Check Examiner?

VSC Certification is open to any squadron member who completes thie course and passes the exam.  The course manual and a helpful Power Point presentation are to the left.  Study both and reach out to our VSC chairman, Charlie Virga, to arrange for the test.

We need more examiners. We invite you to become one.

At Captree Power Squadron, we believe in the value of education.  When we are not educating the public by teaching boating safety classes, we exchange information between the members at our monthly meetings.  Below are links to topics discussed.

VHF Emergency Technology

Learn about Rescue 21, DSC and AIS functions of your VHF radio.

Commissioning Your Vessel For Service
Learn what to look for and check before launching your boat at the start of the season.

Waterfront Dining on the Great South bay.  Visit 20 waterfront restaurants and see how they rate.

Boat Insurance, protect yourself, protect


Basic boat knots for beginning boaters to reference.

Weekend Getaways: Explore nine marinas worth staying a weekend or longer in, from Liberty Landing in NJ to Gurneys Star Resort in Montauk.

Scheduled Meeting Topics - 2021

May - Overnight trip preparation

June - Fire Island

September - Winterizing your Vessel

October - Preventative Maintenance

November - Buy & Selling a Boat