Safe Boating Instruction in the Kawarthas Since 1959
Nautical Notes June 2017
Peterborough Power and Sail Squadron RVCC dates include:
- Saturday, July 8, 2017 - Cobourg Marina in conjunction with RCAF Trenton Power and Sail Squadron
- Saturday, July 22, 2017 - Lonesome Pines Resort
More Information Watch this website for more dates and locations as they are announced.Women Making Waves, an education program by Paris Marine for women to help them become boaters, will be held Saturday, July 15, 2017. Register at the Paris Marine webiste. There is no charge other than a donation to a local women's shelter. Dowload and print our new brochure and the pass the word by giving it to friends or family who might be interested in our programs! Meet Our 2017-2018 Officers Discover the Trent-Severn and Rideau Waterways this summer... FOR FREE!
To celebrate Canada's 150th birthday, the 2017 Seasonal Lockage Permit is free! It allows passage through lock systems on all of Parks Canada's national historic canals throughout the entire 2017 navigation season. Order Your Lock Pass Online Fly the Flag and Win
We had so much fun last year that we decided to bring the contest back for the 2017 boating season. How to Enter:
Share a picture of yourself hoisting the CPS-ECP flag (regular member or life member flag) on Twitter or Facebook and automatically be entered to win Kanto Living YU2 Desktop Speakers!
1. Follow CPS-ECP on Twitter @cpsboat or Like CPS-ECP on Facebook at: www.facebook.com/CPSboat
2. Take a photo of yourself hoisting the CPS-ECP Flag while wearing your life jacket.
3. Upload photo on Twitter or Facebook using the hashtag #CPSECPflag and tag CPS-ECPís social media profile. Not a Twitter or Facebook user?
Submit your digital photo publication to email@example.com with a subject line of Fly the Flag and Win for us to share. The contest runs May 19 - August 31, 2017 at 5pm EST.
Full Contest Details Prize value of $229.Boating 2 - Beyond The Basics (PCOC) starts September 12 and runs till October 24, 2017.
Online Registration is Now Open Boating 3 - Intro to Navigation starts November 7 and runs till December 12, 2017.
Online Registration is Now Open
Did you know about the CPS-ECP YouTube resource? Visit and view videos that will give you all kinds of boating tips and information on topics such as winterizing your boat, towing a boat, distress signalling, navigation, life jacket safety, docking and more. Explore the Videos
There are Changes in Applying for a Pleasure Craft License announced by Transport Canada. You now have two options to help you request your free Pleasure Craft License: electronically (new) or by post. Full Details
Do you realize you can saving money on your boat insurance every year? This can be done by taking our boating course and presenting your CPS-ECP Boating Certificate to your local insurance agent. Go to our national website for this and other great ongoing membership benifits.
Donít get caught without your Pleasure Craft Operator Card and having to pay the $250.00 fine. Get your card from CPS-ECP in the classroom or online. The CPS-ECP PCOC course is approved by Transport Canada and is the only card in Canada approved by the National Association of State Boating Administrators (NASBLA) and recognized by the United States Coast Guard.
We offer a full range of other courses to help you become a better and safer boater, and to better enjoy your boating experience. To enquire or to register for courses online submit your request or contact Jim Lee at 705.652.1206 or by .
RVCC - Recreational Vessel Courtesy Check - Have you ever wondered whether or not your boat is properly equipped? When you see the marine detachment approaching do you get a sinking feeling (no pun intended) in the pit of your stomach? Even the most experienced boaters have some difficulty keeping up with the requirements outlined by Transport Canada. Well we have the solution for you! More Information
We always need to update our Membership Information. Please help us out if you have moved, purchased a new boat, sold your current boat, or changed your email address. You can change your information using our online form, downloading our printable form to mail or send as an email attachment, or by contacting our .
If you are interested in more information on membership in CPS-ECP visit the CPS-ECP National Website.
News Alert: Flare Disposal: Boaters can now dispose of old marine flares by taking them to:
OPP Constable Syvret
453 Lansdowne Street East
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
You can also take them to this location during other hours and the officer at the front desk will take them and keep them for Constable Syvret.