cps flag      Cowichan Power and Sail Squadron      pennant

Home Our Squadron Bridge Officers Courses Seabreeze
Coming Events Cruise Schedule Photos Miscellaneous Links
 

Courses 

 

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

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 Sept 11 to Sept 18, 2018 - 1900hrs - 2200  Call Nancy Dower (250) 710-2726 or email  webmaster@cpscowichan.com. 

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)

$180

  $160

Cowichan Exhibition -Thursdays Sep 20 to Oct 25, 2018 - 1900 - 2200 hrs, with On the Dock seminar. Call Nancy Dower (250) 710-2726 or email webmaster@cpscowichan.com.   

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

Mondays, November 5 to 13  venue to be announced.

Call Nancy Dower (250) 710-2726 or email  webmaster@cpscowichan.com

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 $180 $160 Cowichan Exhibition - Thursdays Nov 1 to Dec 6, 2018 - 1900 -  2200. With Student Cruise
 Call Nancy Dower (250) 710-2726 or email  webmaster@cpscowichan.com.
 
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 $145  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
Navigating with GPS $85 $70 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