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.

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Boating Basics (PCOC)
5 Oak Street
Hansport, NS B0P 1P0

Course Date

Friday, April 21, 2017 - 7:00pm to Sunday, April 23, 2017 - 9:00pm


The course will consist of two sessions: Friday, 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. and Sunday, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. The Saturday between these two sessions will give you time to study the course material and homework and prepare for the exam that occurs at the end of the second session on Sunday afternoon.