York East District

Teaching safe boating courses in the Toronto area

Course Locations

Boating Courses

Introductory
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Boating Basics (PCOC)

This course covers Operator Card requirements.

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Boating Essentials

The new Boating Essentials course, coming this fall. Together, Boating Basics and Boating Essentials will replace the Boating Course.

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Maritime Radio
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Maritime Radio
The Maritime Radio course teaches emergency radio procedures and everyday operating techniques.
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Electronic
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Electronic Charting
This course takes over where Navigating with GPS leaves off, with the more advanced features of electronic charting.
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Electronic Navigation

Sail into the sunset with the added ease and safety of GPS technology. Learn about the different devices and programs available.

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Navigating with GPS
An introduction to the versatile Global Positioning System (GPS) receivers.
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Radar
Understand the features of different types of radar equipment and how they apply to your needs.
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Elective
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Boat & Engine Maintenance
From spark plugs to bottom paint, this course covers all the DIY basics for boaters.
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Extended Cruising

Establish the skills required to seek distant shores.

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Fundamentals of Weather
Covers many aspects of the formation and behavior of weather, presented in a straightforward manner.
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Global Weather
Global Weather expands on concepts introduced in the Fundamentals of Weather.
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Advanced
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Advanced Piloting
A necessary course in advanced coastal navigation for short duration trips out of sight of land.
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Junior Navigator
Junior Navigator is the first of a two-part program of study in offshore (open coast) navigation.
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