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Stratford Power & Sail Squadron
 
WELCOME
 1976 - 2016 Forty years of Safe Boating Education

  STRATFORD POWER & SAIL SQUADRON  REMINDS YOU TO WEAR A LIFEJACKET

"IT FLOATS, YOU DON'T"

Stratford Power & Sail Squadron formed in 1976 and has been promoting and teaching boating education for over 40 years. Members boat in many areas of Ontario and abroad. Stratford Squadron belongs to the Southwestern Ontario District.

SAFE BOATING IS AS EASY AS 1 - 2 - 3 - 4

Straford Squadron teaches boating courses locally on an on demand basis. If you have an interest in any course Stratford Canadian Power and Sail Squadron's qualified instructors hold: We are just a call away.

Call Flona at 519-273-6120 e-mail: odyssey.09@wightman.ca

 Call Robert at 519-595-4916 e-mail: robertpaton37@gmail.com

   BOATING 1

PLEASURE CRAFT OPERATORS CARD

All operators of motorized pleasure craft are required to show proof of operator competency. All you need to know for the Transport Canada test is presented in an easy to read format that is both informative and entertaining. You can be confident that this study guide meets all the standards established by Transport Canada’s Office of Boating Safety.

YOU HAVE COMPLETED BASIC BOATING
 IS SOMETHING MISSING?

MOST LIKELY BOATING 2
More than your Boating Licence

The PCOC makes sure you have immediate navigation and safety skills but it’s just the beginning of what you should know when you get on a boat. In the second of our Boating Series, you are introduced to the art of navigation, anchoring, ropes, lines and knots – not to mention what to expect when the boat is moving under power. This course also has a number of optional topics that will be taught depending on your interests; these include towing, trailering and a check list for layup and launch.



Certified instructors at Stratford Power and Sail Squadron
will be offering this course beginning January 18. 2018
 
Prerequisite: Boating 1: Pleasure Craft Operator Card
 5-6 weeks one evening per week - Cost for the complete course $105

 BOATING 3

INTRODUCTION TO NAVIGATION

This course explores navigation further as you learn how to plot and label on paper charts as well as what the skipper should be doing before setting out and when under way, handling a boat under sail as well as your environmental responsibilities and electrical hazards,. This course also has a number of optional topics that will be taught depending on your interests; these include tides and currents, canals and locks, and collision regulations.

Prerequisite: Boating 2: Beyond the PCOC

MARINE RADIO - VHF

This course teaches emergency radio procedures and everyday operating techniques. Learn the uses of marine radios, choice of frequencies, operation, phonetic alphabet, procedural words and phrases, and Digital Selective Calling and the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System. Take advantage of the features of this form “automatic” radio.

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We are here to make your boating experiences safer,
So Be A Better Boater, the life you save might be your own.