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Warning – Current Station errors on Garmin

I have discovered that Garmin g2 and g2 Vision chart cartridges display ebb currents as floods for Canadian data. Further information is available on the BC Boating Forum. If you are having the same problem, please let me know.

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How To Take Compass Bearings

One of the methods to fix the position of your vessel isby taking compass bearings. By having three bearingscross in or near the same location you have accuratelydetermined your position. Taking Bearings When taking compass bearings, used fixed aids for … Continue reading

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Pleasure Craft Operator Card

Pleasure Craft Operator Card (PCOC) has been phased in over 10 years. As of September 15, 2009 any person operating any powered recreational boat must have proof of competency. Exemptions: Proof of previous training (until 03/31/1999) such as Canadian Power … Continue reading

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Fishing and Boating

Fishing and Boating are sports that be enjoyed together. Consider the type of boat that will meet your needs if you are going to be fishing from your vessel.Fishermen also need gear and equipment. A rod and reel may be … Continue reading

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What type of Boat should I buy?

The type of boat to buy is the one best suited to the activities where you will be using the boat. There are many types of boats available such as sail boats, fishing boats, runabouts, houseboats, pontoon boats and larger … Continue reading

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