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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 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.
 
  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.

 A two evening course - Cost 70.00

BOATING 2

BEYOND THE PCOC

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.

 Prerequisite: Boating 1: Pleasure Craft Operator Card

 5-6 weeks one evening per week - Cost $160

 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

 5-6 weeks one evening per week - Cost $160

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.

 Held over 3 evenings - Cost $70

To register online go to:
“Courses and Events” on the left hand menu.
 
Enter :Stratford” at “Show events by Squadron”
From the scroll down menu and Click on “View Events Now”
 Click on “Boating 2:  beyond the PCOC’
Click “Register” under sign up at the bottom right of the page


 For all information on all courses or for registration info call: 

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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.