Peterborough Power and Sail Squadron

Peterborough Burgee

Safe Boating Instruction in the Kawarthas Since 1959

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Boating 2 - Beyond The Basics More Than Your PCOC

The PCOC will get you on the water... let us get you safely home!

Dates: Starts September 14 and runs until November 7, 2017, 7 weeks, every Tuesday evening from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m.
Price: $145 for members; $165 for non-members. NOTE: Price includes one year free membership with the Peterborough Power and Sail Squadron! Have access to our local website, be the first to hear about social events, local news about the Trent-Severn Waterway, and upcoming education opportunities, and be part of a great bunch of people who enjoy boating!
Location: Lakefield District Secondary School, 71 Bridge Street, Lakefield

Online Registration is Now Open. You can also Jim Lee or call him at 705-652-1206

The Pleasure Craft Operatorís Card (PCOC) makes sure you have immediate navigation and safety skills but itís 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, collision regulations, environmental responsibilities and electrical hazards Ė not to mention what to expect when the boat is moving under power and responsibilities of the skipper, both before setting out and when under way. This course also has a number of optional topics that will be taught depending on your interests, such as towing, trailering, locking, strip charts, etc.

Suggested Prerequisite: Boating 1: Pleasure Craft Operator Card (PCOC)


Boating 3 - Introduction to Marine Navigation

Dates: Starts November 14 and runs until December 19, 2017. 6 weeks, every Tuesday evening from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m.
Price: $160 for members; $180 for non-members
Location: Lakefield District Secondary School, 71 Bridge Street, Lakefield

Online Registration is Now Open. You can also Jim Lee or call him at 705-652-1206

The third course in our series explores navigation further as you learn how to plot and label on paper charts. 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 Basics More Than Your PCOC


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