May 24, 2018

TY OnlineLook Who’s Helping to Expand our Market with Online Courses!


Squadron or District Hosts    
Frenchman’s Bay          
Squadron Instructors/Tutors   
Blue Mountain Newmarket
Burlington North Shore
Calgary Oakville
Cape Lazo Orangeville 
Frenchman’s Bay Ottawa 
Halifax  Pender Island 
Kennebecasis Peterborough
Kingston Port Credit
London Toronto
Midland Vancouver 


CPS-ECP has registered Students across Canada from   
Acton Kingston Saint John
Arizona London St. John’s
Bond Head Mississauga Sturgeon Falls
Brampton Montreal Thornbury
Calgary Nanaimo Thunder Bay
Charlottetown Ottawa Toronto
Collingwood Perth Truro
Edmonton Peterborough Vancouver
Florida Port Hope Vernon 
Fredericton Red Deer Victoria  
Guyana Rothesay Wasaga Beach
Halifax  Saskatoon Winchester
Hamilton Scarborough Windsor
Kincardine Smith Falls Winnipeg


Learn how to become involved with our Online Programs.

Contact Carolyn Reid SN, Chair Outreach Education, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

and/or join the Ed Dept Webinar for an explanation on June 6th at 1900 EDT


Grenada: It was all so inviting...

The Large Island of Grenada

By Katherine Stone

Anytime a Canadian is asked to travel south in the beginning of our spring, which this year was far from inviting, is a dream worth living. The thought of a sailing adventure, tropical breezes, the smell of spices and the warmth of the sun was too much – we HAD to go! The first thing we did was to dig out the copy of Ann Vanderhoof’s book, The Spice Necklace, we had acquired several years ago and to re-read the seven chapters of their adventures in Grenada. Not only should this be your required reading, but the book is loaded with scrumptious Caribbean recipes that are a must-try.

Read more about Grenada...



Leader 9.0

Leader 9.0By Andy Adams

In the case of baking a cake, Betty Crocker and Julia Child both start off with the same eggs, sugar and flour, but the results can be very different. Naval architects, designers and engineers in the boat business also have many of the same ingredients, but the trick is to make the cake unique and desirable.

With a huge history of innovative design in boatbuilding, Jeanneau brings the sort of skill and artistry to their boats that can set them apart. Their new Leader 9.0 model is a case in point.

Read more about the Leader 9.0...




Ask Andrew – How to hire a boat repair contractor

hiring a contractorBy Andrew McDonald

A recent conversation with a fellow contractor got me thinking: With all of the information out there, including: Websites showing repairs, YouTube tutorials, Instagram pages and snapchat streams – let alone books, magazines, service manuals, and years of practical experience – how does a boat owner know which method(s) are ‘right’, who to trust, and who to hire to do the job? In short: How do you find and select a contractor?

Unfortunately, most people are forced to hire a contractor due to a circumstance where something has broken or failed, or the task...

Read more about hiring a contractor...