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MED A3 and SVOP courses in BC

MED A3 and SVOP courses MED A3 $250 plus GST SVOP $675 plus GST West Coast Powerboat Handling has requests for the above courses in Kelowna and/or Kamloops. Availability either the week of August 27or September 17, 2018. There will … Continue reading

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Pre-Departure Checklist

When heading out on the water, one way of ensuring you have what you need for safety is a checklist. Discover Boating has a printable Pre-departure Checklist. Filing a float plan with someone ashore is a safety feature when out … Continue reading

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Safe Boating Guide

If you are planning to spend time on the water, then it is important to have the required safety gear on board for the size of your boat.  Regulations apply to all vessels. The Transport Canada Safe Boating Guide  may … Continue reading

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Basic Outboard course.

Spent a warm day last week on the water teaching a Basic Outboard Standard  course. If you have access to a boat with an outboard, then you may benefit from the course which covers boat handling, weather, basic chart reading, … Continue reading

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Victoria Boaters Meetup

Meetup.com is a site where people of similar interests can get together. There was a new Meetup group founded in Victoria at the end of April 2012.  There are now 225 members involved. The Victoria Boaters’s Meetup “are a group … Continue reading

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