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Our boating courses help you with

what you have to know:
  • Boating 1: PCOC (2 nights)
  • VHF Maritime Radio (2 nights)

what you should know:
  • Boating 2: Beyond the PCOC (5 weeks)
  • Boating 3: Intro to Navigation (6 weeks)
what you want to know:
  • Boat & Engine maintenance (11 weeks)
  • Weather for Boaters (7 weeks)
what you might like to know:
  • Boating 4: Seamanship (12 weeks)
  • Boating 5: Advanced Piloting (12 weeks)

"Welcome Aboard!"

Canadian Power and Sail Squadrons are volunteer organizations dedicated to enhancing boating enjoyment and safety through training. The Halifax Squadron serves the Halifax, Bedford and St. Margaret's Bay areas of Nova Scotia, Canada.

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ROC(M) certification

Posted by Education Department on 2017-09-14 06:41:32 ADT

ROC-M with DSC courses will be scheduled in late January, 2018.
In the meantime, Halifax and surrounding area residents who urgently need it can get their marine VHF radio certification through the Self-study option

Note that this is not an on-line course and is offered for Halifax and area residents only. When you register, we will contact you to arrange for you to pick up the course material and give you guidelines for study. Once you are prepared, we will arrange for your exam, which must be taken in-person with one of our qualified examiners.

Upon successful completion of the exam, you will receive your ROC(M) - a Canadian Federal government issued certificate that allows you to operate a marine VHF radio

To register on-line: click on VHF Self-Study Program and scroll down to the Sign-up box and then proceed to complete the Registration form. Note that you must register each subsequent family member individually.

Questions: contact the Squadron Education Officer.

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