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Canadian Power and Sail Squadrons offers a series of courses in boating knowledge that build from the basic courses required by law to what you’d want to know to cross the ocean.

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Boating Licence - Boating 1
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Boating 1 – Boating Basics - CLASSROOM
Pleasure Craft Operator Card

Suggested Prerequisite None

Details Students will meet in a classroom either 1 evening per week or for an all-day course on the weekend. Printed or Ebook course material will be distributed to the students. Students will write the examination at the end of the course. If the student passes they will receive a temporary certificate.

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 info... Read morermative and entertaining. You can be confident that this study guide meets all the standards established by Transport Canada’s Office of Boating Safety. As an extra benefit, if you pass the test offered by Canadian Power and Sail Squadrons, your Card is recognized by BOTH Transport Canada and The National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (USA). You may contact Canadian Power and Sail Squadrons to locate a testing facility in your area. 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

Pleasure Craft Operator Card

Start Date: Oct 4th, 2022

Start Time: 7:00 PM

Contact: James Dean
905-515-0933

Address: Burlington Seniors' Centre
2285 New Street (Off Teen Tour Way)
BURLINGTON, ON

Class Status: 15 Seats remaining

Additional Information

The Burlington Squadron is planning courses for Fall 2022. The class will run from 7:00 - 9:00 each evening for 4 consecutive weeks with the exam being written on the fourth night.

Pricing and Packages:

Boating 1 - Boating Basics - PCOC with Printed Book

Non-Member Price
130.00
Member Price
104.00

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Start Date: Jan 7th, 2023

Start Time: 9:00 AM

Contact: Roger Gibb
(604) 209-7649

Address: Nanaimo Yacht Club
400 Newcastle Avenue
NANAIMO, BC

Class Status: 25 Seats remaining

Additional Information

Please pick up your texts several days before the class - you are expected to have read the material before the class. We should be finished by about 4pm each day.

Pricing and Packages:

Boating 1 - Boating Basics - PCOC with Printed Book

Non-Member Price
105.00
Member Price
89.25

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Start Date: Aug 6th, 2022

Start Time: 9:00 AM

Contact: Carl J Lee
(519) 433-1827

Address: Hully Gully
1705 Wharncliffe Rd. South
LONDON, ON

Class Status: 7 Seats remaining

Additional Information

Very Important, Please Read Before Enrolling!!!! This is a one day, in person, tutorial to prepare you for Boating 1 - Boating Basics - PCOC Card (= your boating license). The exam will follow the tut... Read moreorial. We will review all the sections in the Boating Basics book, Sections 1 - 6, and answer any questions that you may have. To ensure success passing the exam , you must have read over all the sections in the Boating Basics book prior to the tutorial. Again, although we will clear up any questions you may have had while reading Sections 1 - 6, the focus will be on review rather than teaching the material. By the day of the tutorial, it is expected that you have read and understood the majority of the material. The PRINTED book is recommended over the eBook.Read less

Pricing and Packages:

Boating 1 - Boating Basics - PCOC with Printed Book

Non-Member Price
115.00
Member Price
103.50

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