Nov 9, 2017

ExamAll multiple choice examinations at CPS-ECP are currently open book examinations with the exception of the PCOC Examination and the Maritime Radio Examination. Further details are listed below. The time limit for the CPS-ECP examinations is 1 hour 30 minutes.

PCOC Examination:

CPS-ECP currently has confirmation from the Federal Government that the PCOC Examination will be open book examinations for in class courses effective January 1st 2018. The Federal Government has also put additional restrictions on the use of open book examinations for their courses. Individuals who challenge the PCOC examination, without taking an in class course are not eligible for an open book exam.

Maritime Radio Examination:

CPS-ECP is currently waiting for confirmation from the Federal Government that the Maritime Radio Examination will be open book. Once we have the written confirmation, CPS-ECP will issue more detailed instructions to all concerned members.

How to be as Polite as a Canadian at Gulf Island Marine Park Anchorages

Gulf Island Marine ParkStory and photos by Catherine Dook

One summer I sold ice cream and knick-knacks at Montague Harbour Marina. I was standing behind the counter one day, when the phone rang. “There’s a boat at anchor in the middle of the bay that’s been playing loud music for three hours,” complained an irate-sounding male voice. “Can you make them stop?”

“Um, no,” I replied. “The marina has no jurisdiction over the anchorage. Besides, my only weapon is a till.” The man hung up on me.

Now when you think about it, you can understand why the poor fellow was annoyed.

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Canadian Yachting Digital April 2018

 

Cruisers Yachts Cantius 42

Cruisers Yachts Cantius 42By John Armstrong and Andy Adams 

The latest new model from Cruisers Yacht sis the Cantius 42 and this yacht made its debut in the fall of 2017, at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. We had the pleasure of going all through this newest Cantius there and clearly, the Cruisers Yachts people continue to refine and expand on all the features that have made the Cantius line such a success.

The new 42 continues the Cantius family resemblance with handsome and distinctive lines including a big section of hull side glazing port and starboard that makes the full-beam mid-ship master stateroom feel very bright and open.

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