Join the fun, make new friends and continue your boating education with the Santa Barbara Sail and Power Squadron, a unit of the United States Power Squadron.

Boating Education

We offer ongoing boating courses from basic seamanship through advanced navigation, weather courses and world cruising, taught by some of the most knowlegable and experience boaters available.

Expand your knowledge of boating!

Become more involved in the boating community!

Enjoy new adventures!

Take advantage of special discounts!

Even if you don’t own a boat- that’s OK


Make New Friends

We also have frequent activites, cruises and member events that keep our members coming back year after year. In addition to a great group of people, many of our members are accomplished world cruisers and are a wealth of knowledge. 

Squadron Cruises


Squadron Social Events








Come meet us and learn more about our club. The Squadron meets at 7:30pm on the first Thursday of the most months. Check our calendar and come join us!

Meetings are held at:
The Santa Barbara Harbor Classroom
Second floor northwest corner
113 Harbor Way
Santa Barbara CA 93110

Meetings usually include social time with snacks, a presentation and a short business meeting.

Ready to join?

The cost to join the Santa Barbara Sail and Power Squadron is $77 for individual membership and $124.50 for a family membership (those living under the same roof). Boating courses cost extra.

If you’d like to sign-up or you have questions about the Santa Barbara Sail & Power Squadron, call John Profant at (805)455-9173 or fill out the form on our contact page. Somebody will follow-up with you shortly. We look forward to speaking with you!

As a member of USPS, all SBSPS members are provided all the cost saving benefits described through this link:  USPS Member Benefits