Membership Equivalencies

CPS-ECP MEMBERSHIP : Member
CPS-ECP LEVEL: Boating Basics (PCOC & Nasbla)

USPS: America's Boating Course
CYA: PCOC, Basic Cruising, Basic Powerboat, Intermdiate Cruising, Intermediate Powerboat, Coastal Navigation
IMQ (Société de sauvetage) LIFE SAVING SOCIETY: PCOC
OTHERS: PCOC

CPS-ECP MEMBERSHIP : Member
CPS-ECP LEVEL: Boating, Boating Essentials

USPS: The Squadron Boating Course
CYA: Basic Cruising & Coastal Navigation, Basic Powerboat & Coastal Navigation
IMQ (Société de sauvetage) LIFE SAVING SOCIETY: Navigation de plaisance
OTHERS: Depending upon professional qualifications or from a recognized international school

CPS-ECP MEMBERSHIP : Member
CPS-ECP LEVEL: Piloting, Seamanship

USPS: ---
CYA: Intermediate Cruising & Advanced Navigation Standard, Intermediate Powerboat & Advanced Navigation Standard
IMQ (Société de sauvetage) LIFE SAVING SOCIETY: Matelotage et navigation côtière intermédiaire
OTHERS: ---

CPS-ECP MEMBERSHIP : Member
CPS-ECP LEVEL: Advanced Piloting

USPS: Advanced Piloting Junior Navigator
CYA: Offshore Cruising & Advanced Navigation Standard
IMQ (Société de sauvetage) LIFE SAVING SOCIETY: Matelotage et navigation côtière avancé
OTHERS: ---

CPS-ECP MEMBERSHIP : Member
CPS-ECP LEVEL: Junior Navigator & Navigator

USPS: Navigator
CYA: ---
IMQ (Société de sauvetage) LIFE SAVING SOCIETY: Matelotage et navigation astronomique
OTHERS: ---

CPS-ECP MEMBERSHIP : Member
CPS-ECP LEVEL: Senior Navigator

USPS: Senior Navigator
CYA: ---
IMQ (Société de sauvetage) LIFE SAVING SOCIETY: ---
OTHERS: ---

BECOME A MEMBER

What does it mean to fly the CPS-ECP flag?

Membership in Canadian Power and Sail Squadrons means that you are part of a community of passionate boaters who are committed to safety, boating education and having fun on the water! A volunteer-driven organization with a reputation for high-quality boating education, CPS-ECP also provides safety publications and other resources to its membership.