Canadian Power & Sail Squadrons

Canadian Power & Sail Squadrons (CPS) is a non-profit organization that has been connecting boaters for over 70 years and plays a major role in Canadian boating culture.

CPS is a nationwide organization of recreational boating enthusiasts with over 30,000 members. CPS instructors help recreational boaters improve their boating safety knowledge as well as their vessel handling and navigation skills. Students successfully completing the CPS Boating course or the Pleasure Operator Card (PCOC) exam are eligible to receive a one year complimentary membership with access to member benefits.

Courses and seminars available from CPS: The Boating Course, Pleasure Craft Operator Card, Maritime Radio-ROC(M), Distress Signalling, Piloting, Navigating with GPS, Electronic Charting, RADAR for Pleasurecraft, Junior Navigation, Navigation, Weather, Extended Cruising, Marine Maintenance, and more.