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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)

Safe Boating

CPS-ECP Halifax supports the initiatives of the Canadian Safe Boating Council which promotes a wide range of safe boating practices to the estimated 7 million recreational boaters in Canada. The CSBC is a non-profit organization. Its members and partners come from all areas of the marine community including manufacturers, boating education organizations, water safety and marine law enforcement sectors.

The goal is to ensure that the millions of Canadians who head out on the waters in canoes and kayaks, sailboards and sailboats, fishing boats, personal watercraft, power boats and cruisers are equipped with the knowledge needed to ensure a safe day on the water. CPS-ECP Halifax urges you to read the following informative articles:

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