Get the Pleasure Craft Operator Card and Cruise with Confidence

| By | CPS-ECP | Comment

Canadian Power and Sail Squadrons‘(CPS-ECP) Boating Basics course is online, preparing boaters to pass the Pleasure Craft Operator Card (PCOC) test, get certified, and get on the water. The PCOC is mandated by Transport Canada as the minimum certification needed to operate any powered vessel of any length in Canadian waters. The penalty for not having the card is a minimum $250 fine. For $49.95, anyone over the age of 16 can take Boating Basics … Continue reading

Beware of Invasive Species

| By | News | Comment

Boaters Be Aware! You may be transporting invasive species that could destroy Ontario’s rivers and lakes. Invasive species are one of the greatest threats to Ontario’s biodiversity. Since 1992, the Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters and the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources have partnered to inform and engage the public in fighting the spread of invasive species in Ontario. Visit to learn more.

Publisher’s blog

| By | Publisher's Blog | Comment

The Publisher’s blog will be live soon!


| By | Discover 1000 Islands Discover Gananoque Discover Georgian Bay Discover Manitoulin Island Discover Rideau Canal Discover The North Channel Discover Trent-Severn | Comment

Come discover the joy of life on the water.  Leave the land behind and enjoy the sights and sounds of cruising the waterways and all boating has to offer. We welcome you to a great way to check out our season’s publications covering some of the greatest waterway boating ventures you can envision just waiting for you to discover.  With a click you can view the three magazines at your fingertips and enjoy the … Continue reading