Powerboating Sail Canada Basic Power Course

18 Hours / $650 + HST

This two-day course focuses on building confidence and providing core skills to safe and competent outboard and inboard operation. Focusing primarily on safety, docking, slow and high speed manoeuvres, you will learn proficient techniques across a number of other areas. PCOC Included.

Saturday Curriculum

  • Introduction and safety equipment
  • Boat familiarization and operation  
  • Slow-speed – Prop Walk, Figure 8s
  • Leaving and docking
  • Theory on different types of craft, engines and drives
  • High-speed S-turns, U-turns, P-turns and stopping
  • Anchoring, securing to a buoy, towing
  • Confined-space turning and recovery

Sunday Curriculum

  • Introduction to navigation
  • Practice Saturday’s slow-speed manoeuvres
  • Man-overboard session
  • Boatyard walk to look at hulls and drives
  • Coastal navigation practical passage
  • Boat handling under high speed  
  • Debriefing and where to go from here

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