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Event NameBoating 1 - Boating Basics (PCOC)
Event Description

All operators of motorized pleasure craft are required to show proof of operator competency. The Boating Basics Course prepares you to write Transport Canada’s Pleasure Craft Operator Card test; the card is recognized by BOTH Transport Canada and The National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (USA).


This two-day, instructor-led course is for "about-to-be" boat owners, new boat owners, hunters, anglers and cottagers who use their boat for transportation and pleasure. Classes will be held on Saturday January 6th and Sunday January 7th 2018 from 9:00 AM until approximately 4:00 PM at the Nanaimo Yacht Club.


The exam will be given on January 7th with marking done immediately; all exams will be reviewed on a student by student basis. Upon successfully completing the exam a temporary certificate will be issued.


PLEASE BRING PHOTO I.D. as the certificate cannot be issued without it.

Note: the Nanaimo Squadron offers the Boating Basics Course to a second family member at a reduced rate when course material is shared between the family members.

Recommended Prerequisite: None

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Saturday January 6, 2018 to
Sunday January 7, 2018
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