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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 2 and 3 - Beyond the Basics

Boating 2 - Beyond Boating Basics - ONLINE with Tutor
Students work on their own with the aid of an online forum that is monitored by a Tutor who can answer questions.

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

Details The course material is available online 24/7, except for a training chart and the Canadian Aids to Navigation System foldout which will be sent by mail. The course will start on the date indicated in the CPS ECP Course Calendar. The online course link will be available 7 days prior to the start date. Notification will be sent upon registration on how to access the course. Once underway the students are expected to complete the course within 8 to 12 weeks. A “student forum” allows students to communicate (chat/text format) with class tutor(s) and other students enrolled in the course - asking questions, responding to questions from other students, sharing boating experiences, etc. The course will begin with a "Getting Started” video conference which will take place just prior to the course start date and a second video conference prior to the exam week. The learning management platform used to deliver the course is accessible by computer, tablet, or mobile phone.

This course covers basic navigation topics (e.g., using a compass, interpreting nautical charts and the navigation aids system, and using a Chartplotter), lines and knots, anchoring, docking, weather,... Read more collision avoidance rules, tides and currents, and several related topics. Each topic includes a manual (e-copy), instructional video, quiz/exercise activity, and links to online supplementary resources. A final “multiple choice” exam is included. Read less

Students work on their own with the aid of an online forum that is monitored by a Tutor who can answer questions.

Start Date: Jul 6th, 2022

Start Time: 7:00 PM

Contact: Tom Beaver
(613) 795-4366

Address: OTTAWA, ON

Class Status: 14 Seats remaining

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Boating 2 - Beyond Boating Basics - Online Self-Study

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