How to join?
You can also call National Office during business hours
at 1-888-277-2628 or contact the representative of a Squadron
Qualifications for Membership in CPS-ECP
To qualify for membership the person has to:
1) Be nineteen years of age or older, and,
2) Have either a minimum of a PCOC from an accredited course provider in Canada, or
Have successfully completed a course as per the Competency Equivalence Table, or
Have successfully completed any CPS-ECP course, and
Pay the required dues.
Membership Dues for New Membership
If a person has never been a member of Canadian Power and Sail Squadrons there are two ways to join and pay the required dues:
A person successfully completing a CPS-ECP course may join for a special first year membership fee of $35.00. Renewal for the following years will be at the Membership dues schedule for the squadron which the person is a member of.
A person holding at minimum Canadian Pleasure Craft Operator’s Card, or certification of completion of a course on the Competency Equivalence Table, may join for a first year membership fee of $60.00. Renewal for the following years will be at the Membership dues schedule for the squadron which the person is a member of.
An Associate is an individual who is less than nineteen (19) years of age but meets all of the other requirements of becoming a Member, and has applied to be an Associate. Any Associate who reaches age nineteen (19) may apply to become a Member.
Please note: while being an Associate means having all of the privileges of membership, except for voting rights and signing authority, an Associate is not a member of CPS-ECP.