Cape Fear Sail & Power Squadron


a Unit of the America's Boating Club®District 27.


We boat together, we learn together, we help each other, and we help the boating community.


The Cape Fear Sail & Power Squadron covers the greater Wilmington area in southeastern North Carolina.


America's Boating Course


Learn the fundamentals of safe boat handling and operation plus basic piloting in this comprehensive classroom course. This newly revised course will give you the basics of line throwing, knot tying, boat handling, anchoring, navigation rules and aids, emergencies on the water and more.

More Information

Other Websites

  Ships Store



On-the Water Teaching Cruise

(Click Below)




If you are a boating enthusiast or want to be, this organization is for YOU!


Become a member

Participate in educational and social activities, both on-the-water and ashore, throughout the year.

General Meetings

Membership Meeting COVID-19 Update March 22  details...

Membership Meeting Hurricanes Update April 26  details...

Membership Meeting Wine Tasting May 24  details...

Membership Meeting CF River Ecology June 28  details...

Boating Activities

CFCC Riverfront Boat Show  details...

D27 Rendezvous' Dates TBD  details...

Other Events

D27 Spring Council/Conference & COW March 20  details...

Past Commanders' Shrimparoo July 24  details...

ABC Fall Governing Board August 29 - September 5  details...


America's Boating Course April 17-18  details...

Weather Course April 21 - May 26  details...

America's Boating Course August 14-15  details...

Online Boating Courses  details...

Vessel Safety Check


An important factor for a safe day on the water is a boat which has the necessary safety equipment and it's operating properly. Click the decal above for a FREE Vessel Safety Check by a certified Vessel Examiner.


Click here to schedule your VSC


Roger Upton Award 2017



BoatU.S. Civic Service Award 2013, 2015, 2016, 2020


WRN Ambassador of Excellence 2020


 Click the buttons below for Club Suggestions,
the Ship's Store, and additional information useful to boaters.


Distinctive Communicator Awards 2006-2020


Prince Henry the Navigator Award 1977,1978, 1980,1982,2011,2015,2017,2019

Ocean Inlet Information

National Safe Boating Test

Member Benefits


How to Dock a Boat 


Ships Store 


Animated Knots

Halloween Party


State Boating Information


Apps for Boaters


 Free Mobile App



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