Welcome to CanBoat Port Colborne

Port Colborne Canal Days


Do you have all the safety equipment you legally need aboard your boat? Be prepared for an inspection by the police Marine Unit or the Canadian Coast Guard. CPS, working in partnership with the Transport Canada Office of Boating Safety, will help ensure that you and your family have an enjoyable and safe summer on the water. Get a FREE Courtesy Check from a CPS Boating Safety Specialist and verify that you have all the required safety equipment on board.

CanBoat (Canadian Power & 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 40,000 active members. Our instructors help recreational boaters improve their boating safety knowledge as well as their vessel handling and navigation skills.  Courses and seminars available from CPS: Boating Basics (Pleasure Craft Operator Card), Boating 2 – Beyond the PCOC, Boating 3 – Introduction to Navigation, Maritime Radio-ROC(M), Distress Signalling, Piloting, Navigating with GPS, Electronic Charting, RADAR for Pleasurecraft, Celestial Navigation, Weather, Extended Cruising, Marine Maintenance, and more.