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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.


News & Events

Courses: 2017-18 courses

Posted by Education Department on 2017-11-14 10:00:46 AST

The list of upcoming courses, starting October and continuing through the Spring, 2018, is now available. Note that the program will be updated in January to also reflect the schedule of VHF courses that will begin in February....

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General: Notice of recall of Kidde Fire extinguishers

Posted by Education Department on 2017-11-13 10:37:53 AST

CPS-ECP has been alerted to the notice of recall of Kidde Fire extinguishers. Full details are available on the websites:
- Canadian Recall (http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2017/65014r-eng.php)
- US Recall (http://www.boatus.com/pressroom/release.asp?id=1337)


Courses: 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
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General: Boating with an iPad/iPhone

Posted by Admin on 2013-03-12 22:29:46 ADT

Here is a list of the apps and equipment discussed in the presentation given on January 30th, 2013. read more...


General: Phone & Tablet Apps

Posted by Admin on 2013-03-12 22:14:15 ADT

Check out this link from our US Squadron counterparts: Apps for Boaters. Lots of useful apps for your iPhone and Android devices. The link will remain in our Links and Tools section for future reference.


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