Since 1980, Gulf Islands Cruising School Ltd. has been conducting professional
boating education programs to both sailors and power boaters.
Our programs include:
Pleasure Craft Operator Card (PCOC)
Power Boat Instruction
VHF Radio Operator Certificate ROC(M)
Transport Canada Accredited
Courses for small non-pleasure vessels
E-lessons - online lessons on a variety of
E-books - Buying a Boat, First Mate 101.
Discover Boating App
Terry and I returned for an unchaperoned weekend on our boat. We just
went over to Cowichan Bay - we planned a short trip and did not want to be too ambitious on our first
solo. There was a lot of marine traffic, including the large ferries in Swartz Bay.
Everything went well, in large part due to your assistance - thank you.
We saw more than one example of a large boat being docked very poorly! What a circus it can be on the
Our docking was very good, and drew an appreciative comment from the
owner of the marina. A little knowledge of spring lines would help a lot of skippers at the
Trust that you are well, and enjoying the nicer weather.
Brian & Terry