Become a member - access a comprehensive package of great member benefits!

A volunteer-driven organization with a proven reputation for high-quality boating education, CPS-ECP also provides safety publications and other resources to members. Our sponsors and partners offer CPS-ECP members exclusive offers and benefits.

Comprehensive CPS-ECP Member Benefits

Benefits from our corporate sponsors can more than cover the cost of your annual membership; many more benefits negotiated by individual Squadrons are also available to members across the country.
Cowan Insurance has partnered with CPS-ECP to provide exclusive coverage to our members.

Boat Insurance

  • Get a 15% discount on boat insurance
  • 10% decrease in policy deductible for every claim-free year, up to 50%
  • Coverage available for southern cruises
  • 12-month navigation – No lay-up period required
  • See more on our tailored coverage (pdf)

New Group Home and Auto

  • Save up to 20% on both your home and auto insurance premiums
  • No additional service charges for pre-authorized payments
  • Custom insurance solutions
  • Available Canada-wide

New 25% discount when you download the Aqua Map app

Aqua Map is a navigational application that provides the user with clear nautical charts, realistic symbols and colours. Aqua Maps functionalities are simple and intuitive.

CPS-ECP members will receive a 25% discount when they download the app of the navigational waters of their preference. To get your 25% discount when placing your online order please enter the discount codes listed in the member's site (log-in required).

New 15% savings on the vacation of your choice

Sunsail offers sailing vacations for sailors of all ability and experience levels at over 20 worldwide destinations.

CPS-ECP members receive an exclusive savings on the vacation of your choice including bareboat, or skippered monohulls, and catamarans, or our Sail by the Cabin or Flotilla vacation options.


New Coleman - The Outdoor Company

We are very pleased to announce that through the CPS-ECP membership in the Canadian Safe Boating Council, all CPS-ECP members receive a 40% discount. To get your 40% discount when placing your online order please enter the discount codes listed in the member's site (log-in required)

  • 25% discount with C-Tow Marine Assistance Ltd.
  • 24 hour emergency towing plus additional member benefits.

Save on Boating Equipment

Save on boating equipment from premier manufactures:

Rebate form and list of products available are found in the member's site (log-in required).

NOTE: The 20% discount is only available when Salus products are purchased through and is NOT available through any other Salus dealer or outlet.

Other Discounts

  • Canadian Yachting Magazine** annual subscription. You also receive the CPS-ECP newsletter, The Port Hole, as an insert.
  • Replacement Cards Members receive a discount on Pleasure Craft Operator Card and Restricted Operator Certificate (Maritime) replacements.
Benefits may change from time to time without notice

*Note: Savings compared with a similar policy from Cowan Group to non-members. To qualify for the CPS-ECP Insurance program, it may be required for some boats that a recent marine survey be presented; as a result, not all boats may qualify or restrictions may apply. The CPS-ECP Boat Insurance program provides a comprehensive package. Not all proposed competitive policies are as comprehensive as the Cowan Group CPS-ECP program; read the policy fine prints of any competitive offer.

**$1.27 per issue from your annual membership dues for Canadian Power and Sail Squadrons is allocated to the annual subscription (6 issues) for Canadian Yachting and is non-deductible.

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Apply to become a CPS-ECP member today!

Fly the CPS-ECP flag and enjoy the exclusive member offers. and benefits from our sponsors and partners.

Other Ways to Apply

You can also call National Office during business hours at 1-888-277-2628, email us at or contact the representative of a Squadron near you.