There are 2 levels of membership: Regular and Associate.
Holders of a Pleasure Craft Opeator Card who have also graduated from the CPS Boating Essentials
Course can become Regular Members. Regular Members can fly the CPS flag. They also have better Boat Insurance rebates with the CPS Boat Insurance
Graduates of Boating Basics
or the Pleasure Craft Operator Card test become Associate Members.
We also recognize certain course equivalences from the Sail Canada (Canadian Yachting Association), Association Maritime du Québec, the United States Power Squadrons, Transport Canada Certified Professional Mariners, Navigators, etc. You must present copies of your course completion certificates to be considered for membership at CPS. CPS does admit holders of PCOCs from other organizations.
How to join?
You can also call Headquarters during business hours
at 1-888-277-2628 or contact the representative of a Squadron