General Meetings

4th Tuesday of each month

Visiters always welcome

Meeting held at

Day Island Yacht Club
2120 91st Ave W.
University Place WA   98466



Thinking of boating during the cold dark evenings?

Take one or more of our Boating classes.

Also, don’t miss our Cruise-In at the Copperline Saturday Jan 28th. See WAKE ASTERN - Jan 2017 for details.


Seamanship class to be held at Totem Yacht Club facility in Ruston (very near Tacoma Yacht Club in North Tacoma). The Seamanship class will start on January 11th (Wednesday 7:00-9:00PM) with the exam on March 15th.

Piloting Class class to be held at Totem Yacht Club. Piloting starts on March 20th (Monday) at Totem Yacht Club and exams on May 22nd.

Engine Maintenance Class to be held at Orchard Park Rehab Facility near South 48th and Orchard St. in South Tacoma. Engine Maintenance starts on March 22nd (Wednesday) and exams on May 24th. Engine Maintenance can be taught in ten two-hour sessions including time for review and the multiple choice closed book exam.

Note. The Piloting classes are on Monday evenings, and Engine Maintenance on Wednesday evenings, you can take both classes during the same calendar time. What an opportunity!

If you or anyone you know is interested in these classes, please have them contact Otto at 253-537-3838 so that adequate materials can be on hand for the classes. It takes 30 days lead time to get materials from headquarters. Click on the education link for additional info.

If you know of someone who might be interested in joining TPS, contact Jackie Mattox, (253)732-2264 or at

If you are interested in finding about who we are and what we do, consider joining us at our general meeting. Vistors are always welcome. Meetings are held at Day Island Yacht Club on the 4th Tuesday of the month. No-host refreshments begin at 6:00 pm with dinner or potluck at 6:30 pm and meeting at 7:00. Great food will be the order of the day.
LEARN ABOUT TACOMA POWER SQUADRON, THE DISTRICT & NATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS (Ops Training) THAT YOU ARE MEMBER OF !!Come to the Copperline Cruise In, (5005 Main Street, just off Ruston Way at the old smelter site), at 10:30 Saturday morning January 28th. Otto and his technical assistant will do the Power Squadron Operations Training Seminar. We will learn about our organization, the Tacoma Squadron, some history, and how the District and National levels tie together. We have a fun time while learning about Power Squadrons