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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)


Marine Speed Distance Calculator
CPS-ECP Style Deck Log sheet
CPS-ECP Course Notes/Work sheet

Useful Links to other web sites

Phone and Tablet Apps for Boaters (courteous of the US Power Squadrons)

National CPS-ECP

Transport Canada - Office of Marine Safety

Atlantic District

Alderney Squadron

Canadian Yachting Association

Bluenose Squadron

Armdale Yacht Club

Sail Nova Scotia

Bedford Basin Yacht Club

Eastern Composite Radar

Chester Yacht Club

Halifax and area weather forecast

Dartmouth Yacht Club

Halifax Marine Forecast

LaHave River Yacht Club

Halifax Harbour Weather Buoy

Lunenburg Yacht Club

Halifax Tides

Royal Nova Scotia Yacht Squadron

World Time Zones

Shearwater Yacht Club

Canadian Yachting Magazine

St.Margaret Sailing Club

Halifax Harbour Web Cams

Waegwoltic Club

Spartan Marine


The Ultimate Sailing Resource Guide

AIS Commercial traffic

Halifax Amateur Radio Club

HMY Yachts - Boating and Yacht Safety for All Age Levels

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