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All of our programs being offered have valuable information for you, the boater. Whether it is the Maritime Radio course ensuring your legal ability to use your radio or the Boat and Engine Maintenance Course so you can learn how to maintain your boat, there is something for you. The Boating Courses are numbered as they become more involved as you move through them. Boating 1 is the base course - the Pleasure Craft Operator Card - and you can take that online through www.BoatLicenceCanada.ca.

Our courses are all instructed via Zoom technology and will run if sufficient students register.
Steps for the new enrolment procedure follow the course offerings.

Please feel free to share this information with anyone you feel would benefit.



Boating 3 – Introduction to Marine Navigation

Date: 13th Mar 2024

Time: 6:30pm

Location: Virtually, using Zoom technology - in your home/office - details to follow upon registration

The third course in our series explores navigation further as you learn how to plot and label on paper charts as well as what the skipper should be doing before setting out and when under way, handling a boat under sail as well as your environmental responsibilities and electrical hazards. This course also has a number of optional topics that will be taught depending on your interests; these include tides and currents, canals and locks, and collision regulations.

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NOTE: This course will be offered virtually via Zoom technology. The course will be five evenings at 3 hours per session, commencing March 13th through April 10
th.

**Ebook NOT recommended for this course.**

Maritime Radio (ROC (M))

Date: 19th Mar 2024

Time: 6:30pm

Location: Virtually, using Zoom technology - in your home/office - details to follow upon registration

The Maritime Radio course teaches emergency radio procedures and everyday operating techniques. Learn all about the uses of marine radios, choice of frequencies, operation, phonetic alphabet, procedural words and phrases, as well as Digital Selective Calling and the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System, (DSC/GMDSS). All mariners, including recreational boaters, will want to take advantage of the many features and capabilities of this innovative form “automatic” radio. Secure your lifeline. Be sure that you and your family take the Maritime Radio course. This complete package will prepare you for the Restricted Operator Certificate (Maritime) with DSC Endorsement exam which is included as part of this courses.

To operate a maritime radio, you need the certificate. It’s the law!

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NOTE: This course will be offered virtually via Zoom technology. The course will be two evenings (Mar. 19th and 21st) at 3 hours per session with the exam to be arranged following the course presentation.

**Ebook NOT recommended for this course.**

 

Maritime Radio (ROC (M))

Date: 28th May 2024

Time: 6:30pm

Location: Virtually, using Zoom technology - in your home/office - details to follow upon registration

The Maritime Radio course teaches emergency radio procedures and everyday operating techniques. Learn all about the uses of marine radios, choice of frequencies, operation, phonetic alphabet, procedural words and phrases, as well as Digital Selective Calling and the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System, (DSC/GMDSS). All mariners, including recreational boaters, will want to take advantage of the many features and capabilities of this innovative form “automatic” radio. Secure your lifeline. Be sure that you and your family take the Maritime Radio course. This complete package will prepare you for the Restricted Operator Certificate (Maritime) with DSC Endorsement exam which is included as part of this courses.

To operate a maritime radio, you need the certificate. It’s the law!

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NOTE: This course will be offered virtually via Zoom technology. The course will be two evenings (May 28th and 30th) at 3 hours per session with the exam to be arranged following the course presentation.

**Ebook NOT recommended for this course.**

 




NEW ENROLMENT PROCEDURES


Vist www.CPS-ECP.ca
Select ‘Courses and Seminars’
Choose ‘Boating Course and Seminar Calendar’

For Maritime Radio scroll down to Maritime Radio Certificate
- Click on ‘Find a class’
- Choose ‘Virtual’ for March 19th and ‘Classroom’ for May 28th (still a Virtual Class)
- Go down to ‘Windsor’
For Boating 2 and 3 scroll down to Basic Navigation and Boat Handling Part 1 (B2) or Part 2 (B3)
- Click on ‘Find a class’
- Choose ‘Virtual’
- Go down to ‘Windsor’
For Boat and Engine Maintenance scroll down to Boat and Engine Maintenance
- Click on ‘Find a class’
- Choose ‘Virtual’ - Go down to ‘Windsor’

Questions???
Call Joe Gatfield at 519-257-0559 or email to joegatfield@bell.net
or Jim Atkinson at 519-995-2219 or email to jimatkinson.cps@gmail.com
or Peter Steeves at 519-737-7365 or email to peters@uwindsor.ca

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The following additional Courses are offered by the London Power and Sail Squadron and enrolment is similar as above. London’s Courses are all virtual also using Webex or Zoom.

Weather: Jan.11 – Feb 29, 2024 Thursdays (8 Classes)
Non - member: $160.00 Member: $144.00
Register one month prior to the first class, deduct $10.00!

Boat / Engine Maintenance: Mar. 4 - June 10, 2024 Tuesdays (12 Classes)
Printed Book: Non – member - $ 205.00 Member - $184.50
Register one month prior to the first class, deduct $15.00!

Extended Cruising: Feb. 21 - May 22, 2024 Wednesdays (13 Classes)
Printed Book: Non – member - $ 215.00 Member - $193.50
Register one month prior to the first class, deduct $10.00!

Sailing: Feb. 6 – Apr. 2, 2024 Tuesdays (9 Classes)
Printed Book: Non – member - $ 195.00 Member - $175.50
Register one month prior to the first class, deduct $10.00!

Radar: Mar. 21– Apr. 11, 2024 Thursdays (4 Classes)
Printed Book: Non – member - $ 180.00 Member - $162.00
Register one month prior to the first class, deduct $10.00!


Information on other courses and their locations can be found at BoatingCourses.ca

Windsor Power and Sail Squadron

For over 80 years, the Windsor Power and Sail Squadron (WPSS) has been involved locally, regionally and nationally in providing leadership in education and the promotion of the ideas of the Canadian Power and Sail Squadrons (CPS-ECP).

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