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.

The Middens of Galiano Island

By Catherine Dook

We motored our way into Montague Harbour along a twisted channel with our engine muffled by the leaning trees.

“This is peaceful,” I told my husband, John.

“Look,” I pointed to an eagle sitting on the top of a tree overlooking the channel entrance like a sentinel giving permission for us to pass. Dignified, unruffled, his impassioned gaze noted and then dismissed us, as uninteresting and perhaps unworthy. I was tired. We’d pulled up anchor at Portland Island that morning, and the grind of the diesel engine had worn me down.

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Cruisers Yachts Cantius 50

Cruisers Yachts Cantius 50By: John Armstrong and Andy Adams
Photos: Cruisers Yachts Inc.

Almost a decade ago, Cruisers Yachts Inc., launched an entire line of express cruisers called “Cantius” (named after company owner KC Stock’s grandfather) that began with the 48Cantius then came the 54, the 60 and now the Cantius 50. In the fall of 2017, we will be at the debut of the 42 Cantius at the Fort Lauderdale International boat show.

These designs have a strong family resemblance withhandsome and distinctive linesand with a design philosophy that you could say, pioneered the new version of the express cruiser. 

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