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Want to enjoy more fun, relaxing, and carefree days on the water?

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It’s the investment from individuals like you that allow us to better serve our boating community.

Member benefits include:

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  • Coleman Canada discount
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  • Discounts on CPS-ECP Boating Courses
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Featured Boating Seminars

How To Use GPS

This introductory online seminar is for boaters who want to know the basics of how to set up their GPS/Chartplotter.

This Seminar is available 24/7 at your own convenience.

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Tides and Currents

For the safety of oneself, the boat’s crew and the boat itself, the boater had best be prepared to take tides and currents into consideration when planning a voyage of any length in tidal waters.

This Seminar is available 24/7 at your own convenience.

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Tropical Weather

This seminar gives provides a quick review of mid-latitude weather, and then explains the differences that we would find in the tropics, and why they are different.

This Seminar is available 24/7 at your own convenience.

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Help Protect our Waterways and be Boat Blue

Boat Blue with CPS-ECP

As boaters, paddlers, swimmers, surfers – however we choose to get out and enjoy our waterways, we have a responsibility and an active role to play in taking care of them for the future.

Learn How To Boat Blue

Marine Mammal Regulations in Canada

It is the responsibility of all boat owners and operators to ensure the safety and protection of all wildlife including, but not limited to, whales.

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Free Guides

It’s very easy to become overwhelmed by the environmental problems that we face on waterways globally, but the best thing to do is just start by being part of the solution – one step at a time.

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