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  • About us - details of Gulf Islands Cruising School Ltd. Owners Bruce & Fran Stott Boat courses and instruction offered in sail boat, power boat and coastal navigation. .
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  • Canadian Yachting Association Advanced cruising Standard. Offering boating & sailing instruction in Sidney BC since 1980. CYA member school
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  • Links of interest to amateur radio operators in BC
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  • Bareboat charter, both power boats and sailboats in Sidney BC. The Canadian Gulf Islands, on Canada's West coast, offer some of the world's finest cruising grounds.
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  • Canadian Yachting Association Basic Crew standard. Offering boating & sailing instruction in Sidney BC since 1980. CYA member school
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  • Canadian Yachting Association Basic Cruising Standard. Offering boating & sailing instruction in Sidney BC since 1980. CYA member school
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  • Canadian Yachting Association Basic Outboard Standard. Offering boating & powerboat instruction in Sidney BC since 1980. Instruction aboard your vessel is our speciality. CYA member school.
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  • Canadian Yachting Association Basic Power boat Standard. Offering boating & power boat instruction in Sidney BC since 1980. Instruction aboard your vessel is our speciality. CYA member school.
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  • BC Business Directory
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  • Boat Galley tips and Recipes
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  • Boat Products including Books, E-books, e-lessons, GPS
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  • Boating articles covering boating safety, PFD's, Office of Boating Safety, carbon monoxide, hypothermia, GPS and the PCOC.
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  • Boating cartoons about sailing, power boat and fishing
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  • Boating destinations in BC, places to see, things to do
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  • BC Boating Forum

  • Boating Forums of interest to all boaters.
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  • Boat courses and instruction offered in sail boat, power boat and coastal navigation. Sidney, BC on Vancouver Island is the place to start boating for the Gulf Islands.
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  • Welcome to Boating Information from Gulf Islands Cruising School, Sidney BC on Vancouver Island.
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  • Thank you for reading Boating Information. We hope you found it helpful.
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  • Free 22 page report on Boating Information, The Fundamentals
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  • Boating_Instruction.html

  • There are literally hundreds of knots, bends and hitches. However, knowing seven will be all you will need for most cases.
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  • boating links
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  • boating magazines
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  • boating-products.html

  • Boating Safety is of utmost importance when planning a day or longer trip on the water.
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  • Boating_Snacks.html

  • Boating software & tide programs for PC, Palm
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  • Complimentary boating tips via email.
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  • Boating tips for beginners. Instruction offered in sail, power boat and coastal navigation. Sail and power boat tips to know when chartering in the Gulf Islands and San Juan Islands.
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  • Boating terms and definitions for beginning boaters.
    BoatingTerms.html

  • Information on some of the programs and resources we have used in our business with links to their web sites for your convenience.
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  • Buying a new VHF radio, consider one with a remote microphone
    buying-a-new-vhf-radio.html

  • Buying a used boat can be just as nice as a new one at a much lower price.
    buying-a-used-boat-day-4.html

  • Canadian Hydrographic Service, supplier of nautical charts, tide and current tables
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  • An invisible, silent and deadly danger to boaters, carbon monoxide (CO) is being linked to an increasing number of boating deaths.
    carbon-monoxide.html

  • coast guard
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  • Cold water shock is thought to cause more deaths than hypothermia. Even strong swimmers experience rapid exhaustion from cold shock.
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  • Resources for Small Non-Pleasure Vessel Operators
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  • Contact form to allow comments and questions to be sent to Gulf Islands Cruising School Ltd. in regard to boat courses.
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  • Contact us at 1-800-665-2628 (Toll Free North America) for boating instruction and information. The Canadian Gulf Islands, on Canada's West coast, offer some of the world's finest cruising grounds.
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  • Having a boat with a two burner stove can be a challenge when meal planning and cooking for your crew.
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  • Canadian Yachting Association Cruising Checklist for powerboats and sailboats. Offering boating & sailing instruction in Sidney BC since 1980. CYA member school
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  • Disclosure regarding monetary relationships between this site and links on the site.
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  • Easy Boating Recipes Prepared on Two Burners
    easy-family-boating-recipes.html

  • Boating ebooks covering topics on boats, boat handling, docking, anchoring
    ebooks.html

  • E-lessons are short concise lessons on buying or handling your boat which can be downloaded immediately after purchasing.
    e-lessons.html

  • You can do emergency repairs in certain situations that can tide you over until you can have your boat properly repaired.
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  • FAQ - Frequently asked Questions about boat vacations. The Canadian Gulf Islands, on Canada's West coast, offer some of the world's finest cruising grounds.
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  • Boating FAQ's, 71 Essential Answers for every boater.
    FAQ_Ebook.html

  • Fishing is a sport enjoyed by the whole family and can be done from the shore or from a boat.
    fishing.html

  • The following fishing links provide information on fresh and saltwater fishing.
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  • Free classifieds, classified ads, Adlandpro affiliate program, affiliate, networking, learning
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  • Free information for every boater.
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  • Galley tips and recipes for boaters
    galley-tips.html

  • GPS - Global Positioning System
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  • GPS, the Global Positioning System can be used to determine your position on the globe.
    gps-and-sailing.html

  • Holiday Meal Planning - Your Guide to Planning Your Holiday Meals
    HolidayMealPlanning.html

  • We have three programs which may be completed by home study, Coastal Navigation, ROC(M), the VHF Radio Operator course and the PCOC Plesure Craft Operator Card.
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  • Home-study Coastal Navigation leads to Sail Canada (CYA) certification. Obtain your Coastal Navigation certification in the comfort of your own home.
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  • Before your first trip away from the dock, you want to inspect your boat to make sure everything works the way it is supposed to.
    inspect-your-boat.html

  • Canadian Yachting Association Intermediate Cruising Standard. Offering boating & sailing instruction in Sidney BC since 1980. CYA member school
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  • Canadian Yachting Association Intermediate Power boat Standard. Offering boating & powerboat instruction in Sidney BC since 1980. Instruction aboard your powerboat is our speciality.
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  • Introduction to Boating - Power, Canadian Yachting Asssociation standard. Offering boating & powerboat instruction in Sidney BC since 1980.
    introduction-to-boating.html

  • Recreational boaters have options when it comes to lifejackets and personal flotation devices (PFDs) they can use for their safety.
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  • Helpful links to other resources, boating, sailing and powerboat. The Canadian Gulf Islands, on Canada's West coast, offer some of the world's finest cruising grounds.
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  • Marinas in Sidney on Vancouver Island. BC's boating capital
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  • Marine Personnel Regulations Requirements for Small non-Pleasure Vessels
    marine-personnel-regulations.html

  • Nautical resume of Bruce Stott, President of Gulf Islands Cruising School Ltd. Outlines his qualifications as a Boating Instructor.
    nautical-resume-of-bruce-stott.html

  • Canadian Yachting Association Coastal Navigation Standard. Learn chart symbols, how to plot a course and a fix, read the tide and currents tables and allow for current and leeway.
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  • Spring 2006 newsletter of Gulf Islands Cruising School Ltd. The Canadian Gulf Islands, on Canada's West coast, offer some of the world's finest cruising grounds.
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  • Fall 2006 newsletter of Gulf Islands Cruising School Ltd. The Canadian Gulf Islands, on Canada's West coast, offer some of the world's finest cruising grounds.
    fall-2006-newsletter.html

  • Spring 2007 newsletter for Gulf Islands Cruising School Ltd.
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  • Winter 2007 newsletter of Gulf Islands Cruising School Ltd. Sidney, Vancouver Island
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  • This is the Newsletter of Gulf Islands Cruising School Ltd. The Canadian Gulf Islands, on Canada's West coast, offer some of the world's finest cruising grounds.
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  • Free services from the Office of Boating Safety, pleasure craft courtesy check
    office-of-boating-safety.html

  • Passing a test to get your Pleasure Craft Operator Card may be mandatory but it's not enough; take a safe boating course.
    pleasure-craft-operator-card.html

  • The Pleasure Craft Operator Card is proof of your competency. Offering boating & sailing instruction in Sidney BC since 1980. CYA member school
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  • Learn to Power boat, power boat courses, Canadian Yachting Association member school. Offering boat & power boat instruction in Sidney BC since 1980.
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  • Privacy statement for Gulf Islands Cruising School Ltd.
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  • Private Instruction aboard your own boat. Have a professional instructor give you and your crew Private Instruction in becoming familiar with your boat and its equipment.
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  • Starpath Radar Trainer 3 converts your computer into a interactive radar simulator, along with extensive resources and tutorial on radar usage. Now includes realistic land simulation.
    Radar_Trainer.html

  • This is the Reprint Policy for the Boating and Sailing articles
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  • Sailing co-ops are an inexpensive way to gain experience sailing.
    co-ops.html

  • Sailing Instruction - Learn to Cruise live aboard courses from Sidney BC. Canadian Yachting Association member school. Offering boating & sailing instruction in Sidney BC since 1980.
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  • For boaters who enjoy shore power, shore cords are a must. However, harbors are reporting a number of unsafe aspects and are asking boaters to take a few moments to review their shore cords.
    shore-cords.html

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  • Skippered charters, both sail boat and power boat in the Pacific Ocean. Alaska, Mexico, California, Hawaii
    skippered_charters.html

  • Tips and techniques for small boat sailing
    Small_Boat_Sailing.html

  • Gulf Islands Cruising School's Store
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  • Summer Boating - When summer hits, there‚Äôs no better time to go boating on a nice, cool body of water.
    summer-boating.html

  • Photos of the 2005 Tall Ships Festival
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  • Terms of use for this web site
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  • Testimonials received from clients of Gulf Islands Cruising School Ltd. Offering boating & sailing instruction in Sidney BC since 1980
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  • Tide and Current, Tide is the vertical motion of the water caused mainly by the gravitational effects of the sun and the moon.
    tide-or-current.html

  • Training resources for sailors and power boaters
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  • Transport Canada has introduced new qualifications for operators of Small Non-Pleasure vessels. These include Small Vessel Operator Proficiency, SVOP and MED A3.
    transport_canada_courses.html

  • Twin Engine Boat handling for beginners.
    Twin_Engine_Boat_Handling_for_The_Beginner.html

  • Learn to cruise vancouver island map The Canadian Gulf Islands, on Canada's West coast, offer some of the world's finest cruising grounds.
    vancouver-island-map-learn-to-cruise.html

  • Vancouver Island travel, Victoria, Sidney, Gulf Islands
    vancouver-island-travel.html

  • VHF procedures for Marine radio. Includes phrase meaning, phonetic alphabet, Numbers Expressed in Words, Times as Expressed by Radiotelephone
    vhf-procedures.html

  • Restricted Radio Operator's Certificate is required to operate a VHF radio aboard a boat. Offering power boat & sailing instruction in Sidney BC since 1980.
    vhf.htm

  • Victoria attractions and accommodations
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  • Public and marine information for Victoria weather
    victoria-weather.html

  • Yacht brokers in Sidney BC
    yacht_brokers.html

  • Yacht insurance brokers in Sidney, BC, on Vancouver Island. Boat insurance for boaters by boaters.
    yacht_insurance.html

  • Yacht_services.html

 

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Boating FAQ's Ebook

 Boating FAQ's 

Author:  Bruce Stott


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Boating Information

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