About Canadian Power and Sail Squadrons

We are a national organization of recreational boating enthusiasts with over 20,000 active members

Canadian Power and Sail Squadrons (CPS-ECP) is a committed community of experienced boaters inspiring others to adopt a safe boating attitude through education and training. Since CPS-ECP has been connecting boaters and continues to play a major role in Canadian boating culture.

We are a nationwide not for profit organization with over 20,000 active members. Our instructors and programs help recreational boaters improve their boating safety knowledge as well as their vessel handling and navigation skills.

CPS-ECP Vision, Mission and Values

Approved by the CPS-ECP Board of Directors, June 14, 2016


Vision - what we are

  • A committed community of experienced boaters inspiring others to adopt a safe boating attitude through education and training.

Mission - what we do to achieve our vision

  • We teach safe boating practices and proper navigational technologies.
  • We promote the cause of boating safety by creating a safe boating ethic.

Values - what keeps us strong

Safety

  • Boating safety is of prime importance
  • We encourage the boating experience as a safety and enjoyable recreation.

Education:

  • Our CPS-ECP Boating Courses are of high quality and provide good value
  • We are leaders in safe boating education
  • We embrace changes in boating education and practices

Community:

  • We depend on volunteers of all ages, levels of experience and skill
  • We enjoy our interactions with our fellow volunteers and members

Environment:

  • We believe in boating in an environmentally responsible manner

CPS-ECP Courses, Events and Resources

CPS-ECP Event Calendar

We offer a range of events and services nationally.

Get Your Boating License

The CPS-ECP Pleasure Craft Operator Card (PCOC) is good for life.

About CPS-ECP

CPS-ECP is recognized as the foremost educational boating authority in Canada.