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Our Boating Basics course is certified by Transport Canada and recognized by NASBLA and US Coast Guards as meeting the requirements for the Boating Safety Course Standard .  Successful completion of the appropriate exam will qualify you for the Pleasure Craft Operator Card which is required of all operators of power driven vessels.  The Office of Boating Safety has all the latest information on the boating licenses and the changes to safety equipment requirements. For more information on the types of courses we offer check out CPS-ECP

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All prices and availability subject to change without notice.  Payment by Cash or Cheque only
Basic Courses - Info 
 

Public

Member

 
Boating Basics (PCOC)
Duncan

$95

NA

Cowichan Exhibition -  Thursdays January 4, 11, 18, 2018.  1900 - 2200 hrs.  Call Nancy Dower (250) 710-2726 or email  ndower@ualberta.ca

Boating Basics (PCOC)
Shawnigan Lake
    Call the Shawnigan Lake Community Centre (250) 743-1433 for information or to register.
Boating 2 - Beyond PCOC (includes CPS plotter, CD, training chart,  dividers and tote with full course manual)

$200

  $180

Cowichan Exhibition -Thursdays January 25 to March 1, 2018. 1900 - 2200 hrs.  On the Dock seminar on February 10. Call Nancy Dower (250) 710-2726 or email ndower@ualberta.ca    

Maritime Radio  (VHF/DSC)         Duncan $135 $115

April 30 and May 1, 2018 - Exam on May 7, 2018. - 1900 hrs.

Call Nancy Dower (250) 710-2726 or email  ndower@ualberta.ca

Maritime Radio (VHF/DSC)  Shawnigan Lake     Call the Shawnigan Lake Community Centre (250) 743-1433 for information or to register.
Boating 3 - Intro to Navigation $200 $180 Cowichan Exhibition - Thursdays March 8 - April 12, 2018.  1900 - 2200 hrs. With Student Cruise on April 7th. Call Nancy Dower (250) 710-2726 or email  ndower@ualberta.ca  
Advanced courses (Members Only)
Seamanship

$150

$130

Call Jim Peakman (250) 748-7376
Advanced piloting

$200

$180

Call Jim Peakman (250) 748-7376
Celestial Navigation

N/A

  Call Jim Peakman (250) 748-7376
Instructor Training N/A Members only Call Jim Peakman (250) 748-7376
       
Elective Courses (Open to all)
Sailing $135 $155 Woodman Boat Museum in Cowichan Bay - Jan 9 - March 6th, 2018. 1900 - 2130 hrs. Call Jim Peakman (250) 748-7376
Marine Electronics $100 $85 Call Jim Peakman (250) 748-7376
Electronic Charting $85 $70 Call Jim Peakman (250) 748-7376
Boat & Engine Maintenance $180 $140

Call Jim Peakman (250) 748-7376

Seamanship Power TBA TBA Call Jim Peakman (250) 748-7376
Seamanship Sail TBA TBA Call Jim Peakman (250) 748-7376
Extended Cruising TBA TBA Call Jim Peakman (250) 748-7376
Weather Fundamentals

$135

$115 Call Jim Peakman (250) 748-7376
Global Weather TBA TBA Call Jim Peakman (250) 748-7376
Electronic Navigation  - GPS, Sonar, Radar, Electronic Charting $230 $195 Call Jim Peakman (250) 748-7376
Radar Course $120 $100 Alternating Tuesdays and Wednesdays starting Wednesday, March 21 - April 17. 1900 hrs - Kinhut, 5990 Indian Rd., Duncan.    Call Jim Peakman (250) 748-7376
Finding your Way with GPS (Land) TBA   Call Jim Peakman (250) 748-7376
       
If you are interested in taking one of the above courses let us know, if we get enough interest we will try to get one going.  For information or to register call Bob Wheadon (250) 597-0810  or Email: Webmaster-

For Boating Basics & VHF courses in Duncan call Nancy Dower (250) 710-2726 or Jim Peakman (250) 748-7376

     Boating Basics & VHF Courses in Shawnigan Lake call Shawnigan Lake Com Center  250-743-1433 or Ion Barnes (250) 743-9855