photo, boating beach outing with beach awnings, 5 boats and several adults on the beach.


America's Boating Club® - Marco Island (also known as Marco Island Sail and Power Squadron) is an educational and social organization promoting boating and watercraft skills, safety and fun:

 · Nationally recognized boating courses taught on Marco Island

 · Free vessel safety checks

 · Public service surveys of our waterway navigation aids

 · Group boat trips and raft ups 

 · Monthly dinner meetings with guest speakers and other regular social events

 · Member benefits include numerous discounts and Dan Boater travel insurance

 · Boating area: Gulf of Mexico and coastal waters of Southwest Florida


aerial view of marco island and surrounding boating waters

Satellite view - Marco Island and surrounding waters

 Cut-off Switch law effective 4/1/2021

Operators of recreational vessels under 26 feet will be required to use an engine cut-off switch under certain circumstances


Boating Education Videos

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Boating Tip – Signaling Device Required 

  • ALL watercraft – boats, kayaks, canoes, paddle boards, jet skis – are required to have an efficient sound producing device
  • A marine whistle tied to a life jacket is a good way to meet this requirement