We are boaters and we
are active members of the Canadian Power and Sail Squadrons.
kayakers to operators of larger power and sail boats.
you are interested in Boating Courses, we would like to help.
So? -Why take an in- classroom course when itís easy
to do it Ďon-lineí?
can get your PCOC (Pleasure Craft Operators Card) on- line. And once you
have it, you will not get a ticket for not having it, if stopped by the
a good thing.
problem is- do you have enough boating knowledge to keep you and your family
safe when that unexpected emergency happens?
If you choose an in- classroom course, you get the opportunity to ask
questions when something isn't clear.
You have the advantage of discussing
boating issues with fellow students and experienced instructors.
love to share their experiences, the good, the bad and the ugly. We discuss
what we did wrong so you donít make the same mistakes.
You can even have a few laughs on us. We don't
mind, we're boaters.
get to use and understand boating aids such as a real ships compass
among many other aids.
Of course this likely doesnít apply to you, but here is what we find with
folks that have obtained their PCOC on- line, and then register for more
the very smart ones do not recall the basic boating issues they need to
know -in order to keep themselves, their families and their friendsí safe on
the water. - Safety equipment required on board, the buoyage system, marine
rules of the road, on and on.
Approximately 85% of boating deaths occur in Canada's fresh waterways,
according to a 10-year study by the Canadian Red Cross published last year.
All preventable with realistic training.
Even a small lake can turn ugly very quickly. Our weather course can help
Be prepared. Knowledge
gained through classroom courses will ensure you or someone in your family
doesnít become a statistic.
Check out our in- class
Boating courses. We are here to help
you enjoy your time on the water with more confidence, and return safely to the
Some student feedback:
and I would highly recommend the Boating Course* to any or all novice
boaters, would-be boaters or curiously seekers."
"Honestly, Mike and I were completely
blown away by the outstanding teaching and top level information we
received. Thanks really goes to all your volunteers. Truly impressive!"
Mary Vanders Woude,
* the "Boating Course" Is now "
Boating 2 -after PCOC " (2016)
"Guys, I want to thank
you for your great courses. I will be putting all to practice in the
coming few days; a departure from Toronto to New York, and then on to the
Azores, Portugal likely after that. I may get few sun shots in.