Peterborough Power and Sail Squadron

Peterborough Burgee

Safe Boating Instruction in the Kawarthas Since 1959

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Maritime Radio Course
Dates: October 14 and 21 (2 consecutive Saturdays), 2 weeks from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Price: $80 for members/ $90 for non-members
Location: 1903 Pratt’s Marina Road, Lakefield

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


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: Adam Scott High School, 175 Langton Street at Hilliard, Peterborough

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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