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New River Sail & Power Squadron
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New River Sail & Power Squadron Chartered-1959 District-27 State-NC
Squadron Burgee Heraldry
The white wavy lines represent New River flowing into the ocean at New River Inlet, and
the sails on the horizon indicate Topsail Island, which is also at the mouth of New River.
Legend has it that the Pirates rendezvoused on the island and that a lookout would
scream out "TOPSAIL" when one was spotted---hence, the name. The sails are the
International Code Flags for "N" and "R"
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boating through education. We enjoy spending time with our fellow boaters on the water
and in the classroom. USPS is America's largest non-profit boating organization and has
been honored by three US presidents for its civic contributions.
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