Boating 1 – Boating Basics

Get your Pleasure Craft Operator Card

All operators of motorized pleasure craft are required to show proof of operator competency. All you need to know for the Transport Canada test is presented in an easy to read format that is both informative and entertaining. You can be confident that this study guide meets all the standards established by Transport Canada’s Office of Boating Safety.

As an extra benefit, if you pass the test offered by Canadian Power and Sail Squadrons, your Card is recognized by BOTH Transport Canada and The National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (USA). You may contact Canadian Power and Sail Squadrons to locate a testing facility in your area.

See course table of contents.

Boating Basics (PCOC)
80 Harbour Front Drive
Hamilton, ON L8L 0B1

Course Date

Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 7:00pm to Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 9:00pm


Tuition may be paid by cheque or cash on the first eventing.  You must contact Roger Pimm, Education Officer, at 905-308-0060 or at if this is your option to ensure we have texts for all.

You may also register on line at the CPS/ECP web site.