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Beyond the Basics - Boating 2 and 3
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Boating 2 - Beyond Boating Basics - CLASSROOM
More than your Boating Licence

Suggested Prerequisite Boating 1 – Pleasure Craft Operator Card (PCOC)

Details Students will meet in a classroom 1 evening per week for the duration of the course. Course length varies depending on the course from 5 evenings to 12 evenings. Printed or Ebook course material will be distributed to the students either on the first night or prior to the start of the course.

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 introdu... Read moreced 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. Note: For optimal ePub readability we recommend PC and Android users download the free ePub reader application called Calibre. For Apple and Mac users we recommend using the free Books app the comes standard on Mac OS. Read less

More than your Boating Licence

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Boating2_TOC.pdf

Start Date:

Start Time: 6:30 PM

Contact: JOHN MASON
705-342-1315

Address: BOATING 2
1 COLLEGE ST
PARRY SOUND, ON

Class Status: 15 Seats remaining

Additional Information

Before registering online pleas contact John Mason masonj@vianet.ca OR 705-342-1315

Pricing and Packages:

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Start Date: Oct 4th, 2022

Start Time: 7:00 PM

Contact: Alan Rautenberg & Warren Pashkowich
(403) 560-4012

Address: The Military Museums (TMM), Calgary
4520 Crowchild Trail SW
CALGARY, AB

Class Status: 16 Seats remaining

Additional Information

A classroom course allows the students to get hands on practice with skills like supervised chart exercises, knot tying, and preparation of ends of lines.

Pricing and Packages:

Boating 2 - Beyond Boating Basics with Printed Book

Non-Member Price
200.00
Member Price
180.00

Boating 2 - Beyond Boating Basics with ePub

Non-Member Price
185.00
Member Price
166.50

Boating 2 - Beyond Boating Basics No Book option for a 2nd Family Member

Non-Member Price
150.00
Member Price
135.00

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Start Date: Sep 29th, 2022

Start Time: 7:00 PM

Contact: Alex Kerr
(250) 208-1584

Address: Royal Victoria Yacht Club
3475 Ripon Road
VICTORIA, BC

Class Status: 12 Seats remaining

Pricing and Packages:

Boating 2 - Beyond Boating Basics with Printed Book

Non-Member Price
210.00
Member Price
189.00

Boating 2 - Beyond Boating Basics with ePub

Non-Member Price
195.00
Member Price
175.50

Boating 2 - Beyond Boating Basics No Book option for a 2nd Family Member

Non-Member Price
150.00
Member Price
135.00

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Start Date: Oct 12th, 2022

Start Time: 6:30 PM

Contact: Adriana A N McCrea
(888) 277-2381

Address: St. James Anglican Church Hall
2668 Joseph Howe Drive (at Armdale Roundabout)
HALIFAX, NS

Class Status: 8 Seats remaining

Additional Information

Boating 2 is offered alone or in Combination with Boating 3 - Intro to Marine Navigation (see Boating 2 and 3 Combined). The Boating 2 component runs for 5 weeks with 2 1/2 hour sessions

Pricing and Packages:

Boating 2 - Beyond Boating Basics with Printed Book

Non-Member Price
210.00
Member Price
189.00
Non-Member Price Discount Applied
195.00(15.00) Early Bird Discount ends on Sep 25th, 2022
Member Price Discount Applied
174.00(15.00)

Boating 2 - Beyond Boating Basics with ePub

Non-Member Price
185.00
Member Price
166.50
Non-Member Price Discount Applied
170.00(15.00) Early Bird Discount ends on Sep 25th, 2022
Member Price Discount Applied
151.50(15.00)

Boating 2 - Beyond Boating Basics No Book option for a 2nd Family Member

Non-Member Price
140.00
Member Price
126.00
Non-Member Price Discount Applied
125.00(15.00) Early Bird Discount ends on Sep 25th, 2022
Member Price Discount Applied
111.00(15.00)

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Start Date: Nov 7th, 2022

Start Time: 7:01 PM

Contact: Gaston Damecour
(506) 444-1122

Address: TBD
TBD
FREDERICTON, NB

Class Status: 12 Seats remaining

Additional Information

Register here if you plan on ONLY taking Boating 2 and not Boating 3 Boating 2 is a great intro to charts and navigation following the PCOC. It is a fall 2022 classroom offering and will be followed w... Read moreith B3 which goes into planning using charts - hardcopy or digital (GPS/Chart-Plotter) in early January. You can register for both B2 and B3 at a savings. Course zzzRead less

Pricing and Packages:

Boating 2 - Beyond Boating Basics with Printed Book

Non-Member Price
185.00
Member Price
148.00

Boating 2 - Beyond Boating Basics with ePub

Non-Member Price
170.00
Member Price
136.00

Boating 2 - Beyond Boating Basics No Book option for a 2nd Family Member

Non-Member Price
140.00
Member Price
112.00

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Start Date: Sep 22nd, 2022

Start Time: 7:00 PM

Contact: Nancy Dower
(250) 710-2726

Address: Cowichan Exhibiton Grounds
7380 Trans-Canada Highway
DUNCAN, BC

Class Status: 11 Seats remaining

Additional Information

Build on your boating knowledge after obtaining your pleasure craft operator certificate. There will an on-the-dock teaching session on a Saturday in addition to the classes. Contact Nancy Dower at 25... Read more0-710-2726 or ndower@ualberta.ca BEFORE you sign up. The course cost is $160 per student. (Please ignore the pricing on the web-site. There is a glitch with us entering the correct price.) Read less

Pricing and Packages:

Boating 2 - Beyond Boating Basics with ePub

Non-Member Price
170.00
Member Price
153.00

Boating 2 - Beyond Boating Basics with Printed Book

Non-Member Price
170.00
Member Price
153.00

Boating 2 - Beyond Boating Basics No Book option for a 2nd Family Member

Non-Member Price
150.00
Member Price
135.00

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