Apply to become a CPS-ECP member

Welcome Aboard

A Member of CPS-ECP is an individual who is at least 19 years of age and who:

  • has successfully completed a course prescribed* by the Board of Directors; or
  • holds a valid Pleasure Craft Operator Certificate (PCOC)
  • Note: A Prescribed Course is any CPS-ECP course or equivalent as per the Competency Equivalence Table.

If you are new to Canadian Power and Sail Squadrons we need some initial Information.  We call this “Creating a Profile”

Information you will need to complete the online membership application is included in this downloadable Worksheet (PDF). Please ensure you have gathered all the necessary information shown on the worksheet before starting the online application process.

Qualifications for membership

A Member of CPS-ECP is an individual who is at least 19 years of age and who:

  • has successfully completed a course prescribed by the Board of Directors; or
  • holds a valid Pleasure Craft Operator Certificate (PCOC)
    Note: A Prescribed Course is any CPS-ECP course or equivalent as per the Competency Equivalence Table

Membership fees

  • $60.00 – First year and never been a member of Canadian Power and Sail Squadrons.
    Note: 
    A discount of 25% applies to a First Year Membership if requested within 60 days of the student’s marks submitted after completing a CPS-ECP course.
  • $60.00 – Yearly Membership renewal, Single or Family Head.
  • $30.00 – Yearly Membership renewal for each additional Family Member.

New members will be issued a one-time Membership Card, and a CPS-ECP flag.

Begin the Online Application Process

Before you begin the application process, you need to gather the following information. If you are a CPS-ECP graduate or former graduate, documentation of your registration and successful completion of the course. If you are a former CPS-ECP member, your membership number and/or the date of joining CPS-ECP. If you are applying using Competency Equivalence, documentation showing successful completion of the courses that can be copied and forwarded with your application.
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    Former Student or Member?

Are you a former boating course or PCOC graduate? Do you already have a CPS-ECP profile? Login before beginning — this will simplify the membership application process.

*You must be atleast 19 years of age in order to apply for membership.

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    New User? Apply Here.

If you haven’t taken a course with CPS-ECP before or been a member of the organization previously, use this option to create your profile and apply.

Want to Renew Your CPS-ECP Membership?

Renewing your CPS-ECP membership online is easy.