Course Resources

Boating Essentials Including PCOC, Seamanship


Animated Knots by Grog - Boating Knots
Supplemental Quizzes for the Boating Classby Norvan Power & Sail Squadron

CPS Publications

Boating Safety Tips
The CPS Boating Resource
CPS Glossary and English to French Lexicon
Deck Log Form
Hand Signals for Watersports
Trip Plan form

Government Publications

Canadian Aids to NavigationCanadian Coast Guard
Canadian Aids to Navigation - map and chartCanadian Coast Guard
Chart No. 1 published by the Canadian Hydrographic Service
List of Lights, Buoys and Fog Signals - Pacific Coast
Nautical Charts and Publicationsof the Canadian Hydrographic Service
Publicationsof the Canadian Hydrographic Service
Safe Boating GuideTransport Canada


How to use parallel rulers
How to Use a Parallel Ruler and Compass Rose to Determine Direction
The Compassby Don Butt
Global Positioning and Chartsby Don Butt
Introduction to Plottingby Don Butt
The Parallel Rulerby Don Butt
Plotting and Labelingby Don Butt

Maritime Radio

Canadian West Coast Suggested VHF/FM Marine Channels