Anchoring and Locks

Date: Thursday, June 2, 2022

Where: 7 pm  Royal Victoria Yacht Club

Total Cost: No Charge for CPS members

Information or Registration: Alex Kerr, Squadron Education Officer, askerr@shaw.ca


Electronic Marine Navigation - Classroom

This course will allow the pleasure craft operator to navigate safely knowing his exact location at all times. You will learn to navigate using GPS and paper charts as well as electronic charting devices. It includes a CD containing a number of charts and a full-scale simulator of a chart plotter to help you learn by doing. Join with others to share experiences and knowledge. Note: For optimal ePub readability we recommend PC and Android users download the free ePub reader application called Calibre. For Apple and Mac users we recommend using the free Books app that comes standard on Mac OS. Read less

Suggested Prerequisite - suggested prerequisite Boating 3 - Introduction to Marine Navigation

Start Date: Apr 14th, 2022 - 7:00 PM

Where:
Royal Victoria Yacht Club

3475 Ripon Road
VICTORIA, BC

This course will teach electronic navigation in the classroom. First class is on April 14, 2022 at 7pm and continuing for 6 weeks. (May 19)

Total Cost:

Non-Member Price
$205.00

Member Price

$184.50

Information or Registration: Alex Kerr, Squadron Education Officer, askerr@shaw.ca.


Automatic Identification System (AIS) Seminar - April 2022

Wednesday, May 11, 2022

7 pm to 9 pm, Royal Victoria Yacht Club

No Charge for CPS members

Information or Registration: Alex Kerr, Squadron Education Officer, askerr@shaw.ca


Marine Maintenance Seminar – Recommissioning your boat for Spring May 2022

Thursday, May 26, 2022

7 pm to 9 pm, Royal Victoria Yacht Club

No Charge for CPS members

Information or Registration: Alex Kerr, Squadron Education Officer, askerr@shaw.ca


Boating 3 – Introduction to Marine Navigation

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 underway, 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.

Suggested Prerequisite: Boating 2: Beyond the PCOC (Recommended)

Students will meet in a classroom 1 evening per week for the duration of the course. Course length varies depending on the course from 5 evenings to 12 evenings. Printed or Ebook course material will be distributed to the students either on the first night or prior to the start of the course.

Start Date: Mar 3rd, 2022 - Start Time: 7:00 PM

Where:
Royal Victoria Yacht Club
3475 Ripon Road
VICTORIA, BC

Pricing and Packages:

Boating 3 - Introduction to Marine Navigation with Printed Book

Non-Member Price
210.00

Member Price
189.00

Boating 3 - Introduction to Marine Navigation No Book option for a 2nd Family Member

Non-Member Price

155.00
Member Price

139.50

Information or Registration: Alex Kerr, Squadron Education Officer, askerr@shaw.ca


Boating 2 Beyond the PCOC, January 2022

Our course also includes a PCOC refresher in case it has been a while since you last took that course. The PCOC makes sure you have immediate navigation and safety skills but it’s just the beginning of what you should know when you get on a boat. In the second of our Boating Series, you are introduced to the art of navigation, anchoring, ropes, lines and knots – not to mention what to expect when the boat is moving under power. This course also has a number of optional topics that will be taught depending on your interests; these include towing, trailering and a check list for layup and launch.
Suggested Prerequisite: Boating 1: Boating Basics/Pleasure Craft Operator Card (PCOC).

When: Thursdays, January 20, to February 17, 2022

Where: 7:30 pm to 9 pm, BC Aviation Museum, 1910 Norseman Road, North Saanich

Total Cost: Cost $210 (CPS members $189)

Information or Registration: Alex Kerr, Squadron Education Officer, askerr@shaw.ca


Radio Operators Course, February, April and June 2022

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 of “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 course. To operate a maritime radio, you need a certificate. It's the law!  Note: For optimal ePub readability we recommend PC and Android users download the free ePub reader application called Calibre. For Apple and Mac users we recommend using the free Books app that comes standard on Mac OS. 

Students will meet in a classroom either 1 evening per week or for an all-day course on the weekend. Printed or Ebook course material will be distributed to the students. Students will write the examination at the end of the course. If the student passes they will receive a temporary certificate.

DATE: Offered three times,

Wednesdays, February 9 to 23, 2022

Wednesdays, Apr 20, 2022, to May 4, 2022

Wednesdays, June 1,8 and 9, 2022

Where: 7 pm to 9 pm,

Royal Victoria Yacht Club
3475 Ripon Road
VICTORIA, BC

Pricing and Packages:

Maritime Radio DSC with Printed Book

Non-Member Price

135.00
Member Price

121.50

Maritime Radio DSC with ePub

Non-Member Price

125.00
Member Price

112.50

Maritime Radio DSC - No Book option for a 2nd Family Member

Non-Member Price

110.00
Member Price

99.00

 

 

Information or Registration: Alex Kerr, Squadron Education Officer, askerr@shaw.ca