Canadian Power and Sail Squadrons is a non-profit organization that has been connecting boaters for 75 years and continues to play a major role in Canadian boating culture.
We are a nationwide organization of recreational boating enthusiasts with over 26,000 active members. Our instructors help recreational boaters improve their boating safety knowledge as well as their vessel handling and navigation skills. Students successfully completing the CPS Boating Basics
or Boating Essentials
course can receive a one year complimentary membership with access to member benefits.Courses and seminars
available from CPS: Boating Basics (Pleasure Craft Operator Card), Boating Essentials, Maritime Radio-ROC(M), Seamanship, Advanced Piloting, Electronic Navigation, RADAR for Pleasurecraft, Navigation, Global Navigation, Weather, Extended Cruising, Boat and Engine Maintenance and more.