BenefitsDo you know that the savings from some of the Member Benefits more than pay for your yearly CPS-ECP membership? Savings from Cowan, C-Tow can pay for your membership in just one purchase.

SquadronsBarrie Power and Sail Squadron was featured on CTV news during their Safety Equipment Education and Flare Disposal Day.

CardsNow is the time of year when many members need to replace a lost Pleasure Craft Operator Card (PCOC), an ROC(M) card or a membership card.

OttawaBoard a luxury motor coach to start your tour with a stop at the Parliament Buildings, Canada’s seat of government. Your guide will explain the history of these magnificent buildings. 

SkipperThe skipper is responsible not only for the safety of the boat and those on board, but also for their behaviour.

8th AnniversaryOoh what a decade! In1986 Midland Squadron elected its first 'lady commander' as the rest of our organization watched with much interest and considerable wariness.

VesselPaddleboats, Watercycles, Stand-Up Paddleboards and Sealed-Hull, Sit-On-Top Kayaks. If every person on board a paddleboat, a watercycle, a stand-up paddle board...

ReadThe CPS-ECP Educational Department is looking for volunteers with editorial and proof reading skills to join our publishing team. 

Windsor80The Western Ontario District held their Annual General Meeting at the Windsor Yacht Club on April 28th to mark the occasion of the 80th anniversary of the Windsor Power and Sail Squadron and Canadian Power and Sail Squadrons. 

OttawaVolunteers and boaters from across North America will congregate in Ottawa to exchange ideas, have their say in the business of their national organization, attend workshops, network with old friends and meet new ones.

CYOB Destinations: We Visit the Hilton Beach Marina

Hilton BeachBy Amelia Morris

Ah Canadian simplicity at its finest; small town, big marina. Little Hilton Beach (population 200!), which I am lucky enough to call my cottage country, is located on the north-east coast of St. Joseph Island. The Hilton Beach Marina is one of the largest and most major ports of call in the Western North Channel. It also has a long and rich history dating back to the 1850’s.

I spoke with Marina Manager, Laura McRae and got the full scoop on what goes on in this inconspicuous but busy marina.

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Scarab 255 Open

Scarab 255 OpenBy Andy Adams and John Armstrong

You can imagine,at the GroupeBeneteau dealer meeting in Michigan last fall where all the Four Winns, Scarab, Wellcraft, and Glastrondealers had come to see the latest new models, the docks were lined up with gleaming brand-new boats to show the dealers and media – and they certainly put on a show! But for me, the Scarab 255 Open was an immediate stand out. This is a boat that breaks new ground and brings fresh thinking and interpretation of the boating experience to a wide range of buyers.

We had a quick look around but the test drives would have to wait until the next day.

Read more about the Scarab 255 Open....