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Sarnia is located in Ontario, Canada on the border with the United States and across the Bluewater Bridge from Port Huron, Michigan.  Members of Sarnia Power and Sail Squadron boat out of the communities of Brights Grove, Camlachie, Corunna, Forest, Grand Bend, Mooretown, Petrolia, Point Edward, Port Franks, Sarnia, Wyoming, Strathroy and much of Lambton County.  Whether powerboat, sailboat, personal watercraft, jet boat or paddler, Sarnia Squadron Members are often found boating on Lake Huron, Lake Erie, and Lake St. Clair as well as the Detroit River and St. Clair River.  Others cruise to the North Channel, Georgian Bay, the Trent-Severn Waterway and Lake Ontario.  Local marine facilities to Sarnia include: Bridgeview Yachting Centre, Sarnia Bay Marina, Sarnia Yacht Club and Lake Huron Yachts.

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Sarnia Power & Sail Squadron

Get your

Boat Operator Card

Challenge the exam by calling 519-786-5212

or e-mail:

All Canadians  Must Have Their Operator Card.

Three ways to get "the card"!

Good:  Challenge Exam

Better:  Boat Pro Seminar

Best:  the Boating Course

CPS Boating Course

Canadian Power & Sail Squadrons' premier course for the recreational boater.

Whether you are interested in power, sail or canoe, this course is for you. It contains expanded, detailed boating-safety information.

As well, the challenge of plotting and navigation skills, and the interaction with other boaters all await you in this exciting, "chock-full-of-info" course. Successful completion of an "accredited" examination at the end of certain sections will allow you to achieve operator competency and a Pleasure Craft Operator Card (PCOC), as well as an offer of CPS Associate Membership.

Successful completion of the examinations at the end of the entire course will provide you with the opportunity of Regular Membership and all its associated benefits, along with the PCOC.

Course fee: $250

Classes scheduled: Jan. 11, 18, 25

Feb. 01,15,22,29, Mar. 07, 21, 28, Apr.4


St.Pat's High School

7 pm,  Room 123


Register today by calling 

Eric Greaves 519 -786-5212 or e-mail:

Do You Have Your

Boating Card?



Rather than challenging the PCOC exam, take a three night seminar that assists you in preparing to test for your PCOC.

This jam-packed course includes:

  • Know Your Boat

  • Equipping Your Boat

  • Safety Awareness

  • Marine Rules of the Road
  • The Canadian Aids to Navigation System
  • Trailering / Transporting
  • Getting Under Way
  • Anchoring
  • Docking
  • Locks
  • Water-Related Activities
  • Preventive Maintenance
  • Be Weather Wise
  • Trip Plan

The PCOC exam will be written at the conclusion of the course.

Course fee: $65

3-night class scheduled

Apr. 11, 18 , 25

St. Pat's High School, 7 pm, Room 123

Register today by calling 

Eric Greaves 519 -786-5212 or e-mail:

Do You Have Your VHF Radio Operator Certificate?



Learn the phonetic alphabet, as well as correct radiotelephone operating procedures.

This manual will enable you to pass the Industry Canada Restricted Radiotelephone Operator's Certificate Exam, which will be given at the conclusion of the teaching session.

This course includes your DSC endorsement.

Course fee: $65

2, 4-night classes scheduled:

Apr. 3, 5 ,10 ,12

June: 5, 7, 12, 14

St. Pat's High School, 7 pm, Room 123

Register today by calling 

Eric Greaves 519 -786-5212 or e-mail:

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Latest Issue: November 2010

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Sarnia Power & Sail Squadron is a unit of

Canadian Power & Sail Squadrons - Escadrilles canadiennes de plaisance

national web site: www.cps-ecp.ca

Our Pennant showing our location within the Great Lakes Region.

Western Ontario District

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