Canadian Power and Sail Squadrons

Site: Niagara District - Burlington Power and Sail Squadron

Record #: BTN4109
Last Full Update: 18 May 2023

Contact Information

Primary Contact Craig Blakeley, Commander / Committee Chair; Phone: 365-292-3519
Alternate Contact Ray Kirkham, Webmaster; Phone: 905-523-9721

Agency Information

Description (Agency)

Group of volunteers who enjoy recreational boating and are interested in training others to be responsible, safe boaters

  • member of Canadian Power and Sail Squadrons (CPS-ECP)
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1975
Elections Local AGM Apr 
District AGM May 
National AGM Oct 
* all take office immediately

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

Offers boating courses on seamanship, navigation, maintenance, and opportunities to take test for Pleasure Craft Operator Card, PCOC and Restricted Radiotelephone Operator's Certificate, ROC(M) (often referred to as the Boating "License" and the VHF Radio "License")

  • social nights with speakers

No formal office hours

  • courses usually run Sep-Mar
Areas Served Burlington ; Waterdown
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
Members under the Age of Majority are Associate Members with all the rights and privileges of full members, but without voting rights

Call for information

Languages English - courses and materials ; French - most course materials ; Chinese (Mandarin) - Boating Basics textbook for the Pleasure Craft Operator Card (PCOC)
Fees Program - course fees

Site Information

Located In Community Burlington
Address & Map
Burlington, ON
Physical Access Not Accessible

Categories and Classification

HCSD Main Heading Sports / Recreation
HCSD Sub Heading All Sports ; Boating ; Individual Sports
Service Categories Amateur Radio Licences ; Boating ; Pleasure Craft Operator Cards ; Water Safety Education