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Welcome to Quinte District
 
 The Samson Post

Supporting Squadrons
on the shores of Lake Ontario
and in the Kawartha Lakes since 1959
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below and join in the activities
 
taking place across
 
Quinte District!
 
  
Calendar of Events
  
Check out the courses and other events being offered in Quinte District this winter as follows and register now:
 
Prince Edward Power and Sail Squadron
Maritime Radio Course with DSC endorsement
Saturday, February 24, 2018 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. at Prince Edward Yacht Club, 30 Fairfield Street, Picton, Ontario. Contact Squadron Education Officer Chris Holder at captchrisholder@gmail.com for more information.
 
Oshawa Power and Sail Squadron 2018 Course Information
Check out our 2018 Toonie Tuesday line up! Cost is $2 and the evening runs from 7 to 9 p.m. All events are held at the Port Whitby Marina. Toonie Tuesdays will run weekly through to the end of March. For full details visit http://www.oshawapss.ca/
 
Bay of Quinte Power and Sail Squadron 2018 Course Offerings
Boating 1 – Boating Basics Get Your Pleasure Craft Operator Card March 26 to April 9 and May 14 to May 28, 2018
Marine Radio Seminar April 23-24, 2018
 
Ajax Power and Sail Squadron 2018 Course Schedule
Boating 1 – Boating Basics March 29, 2018
RADAR for Pleasure Craft April 3, 2018
Maritime Radio May 3, 2018
  
RCAF Trenton Power and Sail Squadron 2018 Course Schedule
Register at http://boatingcourses.ca/cities/Trenton
All courses are held at CFB Trenton Yacht Club.   
Maritime Radio - April 9, 2018
Flare Safety and Demonstration Day: RCAF Trenton Power and Sail Squadron will again be hosting, along with 8 Wing Trenton and CFB Trenton Yacht Club, our 2nd biannual flare safety and demonstration day at the end of the 2018 boating season. This will again allow local boaters to be able to legally dispose of their outdated flares (must be replaced after four years from date of manufacture) while at the same time learning, through hands on firing of their outdated flares, how these things actually work. It is too late to learn when an emergency strikes your boat. Put Saturday September 15, 2018 on your calendar for this event. There will be more information as the date draws closer next boating season.
 
Peterborough Power and Sail Squadron
Boating 2 – Beyond the Basics April 9 to May 14, 2018 
Maritime Radio Course  April 28, 2018 to  May 5, 2018

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About Us
 
If you are interested in all things boating, visit the Members Section of the CPS-ECP website (log in required) to explore member benefits and other valuable information, have a look at what our neighbours to the south in United States Power Squadrons District 6 are doing or take an Online PCOC Course. You can also find other information of interest through our links.  
 
Quinte District is part of Canadian Power and Sail Squadrons and covers an area bounded in the west by the city of Ajax, in the east by the city of Prince Edward County, in the north by the cities of Peterborough and the City of Kawartha Lakes, and on the south side Lake Ontario.

 
The District Council meets four times a year at the Cobourg Yacht Club. Anyone is welcome to attend a District Council meeting.

We have seven Squadrons in Quinte District that offer boating courses and have a number of special events throughout the year.

To make inquiries about the District or its Squadrons you can contact District Council Officers or the Commanders of the Member Squadrons.