Peterborough Power and Sail Squadron

Safe Boating Instruction in the Kawarthas Since 1959

Welcome to our Gallery
where you will see that we have lots of fun.

2018 National AGM! Peterborough was at the National CPS-ECP Annual General Meeting in Ottawa. Work was combined with fun and Peterborough was awarded Squadron of the year.

On March 31, 2018 Peterborough Power and Sail Squadron shared a display at Lansdowne Place with the Peterborough Canoe Museum. Thank you to Executive Officer Nick Cliteur and his wife Heather for arranging the day and setting up the display, and to the following for staffing the booth: Squadron Secretary Martha Scott, Past Commander/Electronic Media Officer Leigh Mellow, Historian/Instructor Mel Little, Historian/Instructor, and Officer at Large Doug Hagan.

Peterborough Power and Sail Squadron held its annual End of Season Pot Luck at Buckhorn Yacht Harbor in November 2017. Everyone enjoyed the evening.

Peterborough Power and Sail Squadron conducted RVCC checks in Cobourg Ontario this past summer (2017) in conjunction with RCAF Trenton Power and Sail Squadron. Pictured below are Phyllis Durnford (RCAF Trenton Power and Sail Squadron RVCC Officer), Frank Sheedy (RCAF Trenton Power and Sail Squadron Commander), Nick Cliteur (Peterborough Power and Sail Squadron Executive Officer) and Gina Lee (Peterborough Power and Sail Squadron Commander).

The photo below shows Phyllis Nick, and Gina with the courses banner

2017 Boating 2 - Beyond The Basics Class

As an added attraction, we brought in the Boating Simulator so the students could try their hand at driving the boat, while in a safe (and dry!) environment. We had one or two crashes, but nothing too serious...

2017 Graduates

CPS-ECP National Conference October 2017 Charlottetown PEI

2017 CPS-ECP ConferencePhoto at right shows Quinte District Commander Jim Lee and our Squadron Commander Gina Lee at the 2017 sign erected behind the Delta Hotel, on the waterfront, in Charlottetown PEI, location of the 2017 Conference.

Photos below, left Squadron Commanders Meeting, right Board of Directors Meeting

Photos below shows attendees at the Quinte District Hospitality Suite on Saturday night: Quinte District Officer at Large R. John and Ann Garside from Bay of Quinte Power and Sail Squadron, John and Vicky Gullick from Peterborough Power and Sail Squadron, Cdr Donny and Terri Maracle from Bay of Quinte Power and Sail Squadron, District Membership Officer Bill Thompson and Karen Reid from Kawartha Lakes Power and Sail Squadron, Quinte District Commander Jim and Peterborough Power and Sail Squadron Commander Gina Lee from Peterborough Power and Sail Squadron, and Cdr John and Mary Rycroft from Oshawa Power and Sail Squadron. (note Jim Lee is absent from the photo as he was the photographer and John Gullick is missing from the photo as he had other duties to attend to.)

Have you ever wondered what makes the liftlock "lift"? The Peterborough Power and Sail Squadron had the privilege of an exclusive tour of the liftlock, including all its engineering wonders! Learn its historic background and see it in process... up close and personal on Saturday September 30, 2017!

Peterborough Power and Sail Squadron set up at display booth at Rock The Locks held in Buckhorn on August 26, 2017. It was a fun day with community displays, things for the kids to do, antique cars, BBQs, crafts, etc.

Peterborough Power and Sail Squadron celebrated Canada's 150th Birthday in style participating in the Peterborough Canada Day Parade. Chris McMahon's sailboat was pulled by P/C Leigh Mellow's truck and the float was decorated by Commander Gina Lee, Leigh, Chris, and Mel Little. Chris actually rode the boat as it rolled down George Street!

Women Making Waves, an education program by Paris Marine for women to help them become boaters, was held at McCrackens Landing on Saturday, June 17, 2017.

Peterborough Squadron Commander Gina Lee taught Mandatory Safety Equipment and Rules of the Road and Paris Marine staff taught how to trailer and get the boat in/out of the water, and then took participants out in a boat to teach them how to handle a power boat. This is a great program, and Paris Marine also now offers "Children Making Waves."

Peterborough / Kawartha Lakes Squadron Flare Return Day, Friday, June 16 and Saturday, June 17, 2017 at Buckeye Marine in Bobcaygeon, a joint effort by the two Squadrons.

2017 Safe Boating Week Kick Off May 21, 2017

Safe Boating Week was celebrated with a Kick Off at St. Johnís Anglican Church in Lakefield, Ontario. A special service and blessing for all boaters and their crew was performed by Squadron Membeer Reverend Munroe Scott. Those that attended wore life jackets and brought items from their boats to be blessed. Nautical hymns were performed by members of the St. Johnís Church band. Mayor of Selwyn, Mary Smith took part in the festivities by assisting Munroe Scott in cutting a boating themed cake provided by members of the Peterborough Power and Sail Squadron. An information table was also on site and staffed by Squadron volunteers.

Quinte District Commander Jim Lee presented Peterborough Power and Sail SquadronCommander Gina Lee with the 2016 Trophy for the most RVCC checks in Quinte District (63 checks last year!) at the Quinte District Annual Meeting held in Cobourg May 13, 2017.

Peterborough Power and Sail Squadron AGM May 6, 2017

Quinte District Executive Officer Christine Vos from Oshawa Power and Sail Squadron conducts the Change of Watch
with Sqadron Secretary Martha Scott.

More Photos

Squadron Commander Gina Lee accepts the CPS Foundation Certificate from District Commander Jim Lee indicating that Peterborough Squadron made its 12th Honour Roll donation in photo at right. Presentations were made at the Quinte District Council Meeting in November, 2016.

End of Season Potluck / Graduation, November 5, 2016


Shown above are 2016 Boating 2- Beyond the PCOC graduates Katrina Murphy, James Murphy, and John Cunningham
who were welcomed into our Squadron by Quinte District Commander Jim Lee at our annual End of Season Potluck.
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