The Approved Boating Basics Handbook prepares you to write the Pleasure Craft Operator Card test.
This is an ideal manual for "about-to-be" boat owners, new boat owners, hunters, anglers, and cottagers who use their boat for transportation and pleasure. Study at home, or take the Boating Basics Course in a squadron classroom near you.
Boating & the law
Know your Boat
Equipping your Boat
Marine Rules of the Road
The Canadian Aids to Navigation System
Trailering and transporting
Crossing the border? CPS is a provider of safe boating courses approved by both Transport Canada and the U.S. National Association of State Boating Law Administrators.
Once comfortable with the study material, you may challenge the PCOC exam.
Upon successful completion of the test, you will receive a one-year complimentary Associate Membership to CPS with a comprehensive list of member benefits.
Transport Canada introduced over 100 new required key learning points which were added to the original 149. As of April 2011, this study guide has been revised to include all of the key learning points.
This manual is normally included when you register to a classroom course; ask the squadron offering a classroom course if they offer a discount for students who already have the latest version of this manual.
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