Sailing School


Coast Guard Card

for the Canadian Coast Guard Pleasure Craft Operator Card




"To meet the mandatory proficiency requirement of the Canadian Coast Guard to operate a pleasure craft fitted with a motor."

Course Content Synopsis

  • Legal aspects of boating.
  • How to handle emergencies.
  • Responsible conduct on the water.
  • How to operate pleasure craft.



More course options:

CYA Basic Crew (Competent Crew) - Become a useful member of a sail boat crew.

CYA Basic Cruising (Day Skipper) - Learn to take command.

CYA Intermediate Cruising (Bareboat Skipper) - Extend your skippering skills and gain greater confidence.

CYA Advanced Cruising (Coastal Skipper) - Experience the challenges of heavier weather and night sailing.

CYA Coastal Navigation Standard -Find your way safely from A to B.