This course is the perfect program to teach you the fundamentals and rudiments of boat operation under power of up to 75hp.
This program is carried out in small vessels equipped with outboard engines. The aim of the course is to have you by the end, be able to competently and confidently operate any small RIB or Runabout vessel anywhere from 18-22′. Additionally, this course prepares you for your Pleasure Craft Operators Card (PCOC) testing as well as national or international certification. Hands on training is essential element to be comfortable out there. Zooming around the harbor on any small powerful vessel is a load of fun and learning to maneuver such agile boats is an awesome challenge.
Learning is the Gateway to Having Fun on the Water
NO PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS PROGRAM.
BUY OR RENT
Buy or rent your own small power boat and get out there enjoying our beautiful waters.
If you are looking to further your ability to navigate safely and professionally on the water, and are wanting to take the next steps in your cruising certification, we have a number of clinics that you will need to take here at Cooper Boating. We have clinics for VHF (ROC), COASTAL NAVIGATION, and for DIESEL ENGINES.
Full payment is due at or within 90 days of a course start date. Cancellations made 91+ days prior to the course start date will be subject to a 10% plus tax cancellation fee. The remainder will be refunded via the original method of payment. Cancellations made less than 91 days prior to the course start date are ineligible for a refund. We cannot accept any changes less than 91 days prior to the course start date.
COURSES MAY BE CANCELED IF CLASS SIZE DOES NOT MEET MINIMUM ENROLLMENT REQUIREMENTS
WE HIGHLY RECOMMEND THAT YOU PURCHASE MEDICAL AND CANCELLATION INSURANCE FOR YOUR PEACE OF MIND. BEGIN WITH YOUR FAVOURITE TRAVEL AGENT.
NOTE: By order of the Provincial Health Officer (PHO), we require proof of vaccination for participation in our courses. Students are also required to wear masks in the classroom training.