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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. Our boating courses are available online or in-person. 

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Boating Licence - Boating 1
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Boating 1 – Boating Basics - CLASSROOM

Suggested Prerequisite None

Details 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 informative 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.

Start Date: Feb 16th, 2023

Start Time: 7:00 PM

Contact: Alex Kerr
(250) 208-1584

Address: Royal Victoria Yacht Club
3475 Ripon Rd.
VICTORIA, BC

Class Status: 11 Seats remaining

Additional Information

This course is required to operate a powered boat. On completion of this course you will receive your Operators Card. The course is for 4 thursday evenings at Royal Victoria Yacht Club starting at 7pm... Read more.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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Start Date: Mar 25th, 2023

Start Time: 9:00 AM

Contact: Roger Gibb
(604) 209-7649

Address: Nanaimo Yacht Club
400 Newcastle Avenue
NANAIMO, BC

Class Status: 17 Seats remaining

Additional Information

The class will run from 9am to about 4 - 4.30 each day, with a lunch break at a convenient break in the proceedings. The exam for the PCOC will start at about 2.30pm on the second day - you will need ... Read moregovernment issued ID - typically a drivers license. You will be expected to have read the student text book, and to have done the student quizzes in the textbook prior to the class so that you are well primed with questions for the instructors as we work through the material.Read less

Pricing and Packages:

Boating 1 - Boating Basics - PCOC with Printed Book

Non-Member Price
115.00
Member Price
103.50

Online registration is now closed. Please click the "Keep me informed" box, above