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BARRIE POWER & SAIL SQUADRON

Georgian Trent District - A unit of the Canadian Power and Sail Squadrons

This course continues where the Boating Basics course leaves off and offers instruction in navigation, charting, plotting and an introduction to electronic navigation. Topics include: the magnetic compass, global positioning and charts, navigation, conning, plotting, digital charting, anchoring, lines and ropes, electrical hazards, towing, boating and the environment, and more.  Note: Students must have a Pleasure Craft Operator Card (PCOC) from any provider to register for this course.  This course will be replaced by “Beyond the PCOC” and “Introduction to Navigation” in 2016.

Boating Essentials (previously known as the Boating Course) (CPS Mbrs$235 / $340 for 2 family members; $275 non-Mbrs)