June 7, 2017

WavesCPS-ECP Squadrons and volunteers have been working hard to promote CPS-ECP and boating safety this spring. Here are a few of the headlines from across the country.

Education can be life-saver out on the water
That was the message members of Port Dover and Brant Power and Sail Squadron promoted during their annual Boat Safety Day. Details here: http://www.simcoereformer.ca/2017/05/29/education-can-be-life-saver-out-on-the-water

Kelowna Power and Sail Squadron promoted safe boating
Clark Berry, education officer for Kelowna Power and Sail Squadron was interviewed by Kelowna Capital News. Video and article here

A New Grand River Power and Sail Squadron
Cambridge and Kitchener-Waterloo form Grand River Power and Sail Squadron and promote safe boating. Details here

Bay of Quinte Power and Sail Squadron kicked off Safe Boating Week
Volunteers provided Recreational Vessel Courtesy Checks, took part in a “Ready, Set, Wear It!”and collected expired flares on May 20th. Details here

Peterborough Power and Sail celebrated Safe Boating Week with a blessing
A special service and blessing for all boaters and their crew was performed by Reverend Munroe Scott of St. John’s Anglican Church in Lakefield, Ontario. Those that attended wore life jackets and brought items from their boats to be blessed. Nautical hymns were performed by members of the St. John’s Church band. Mayor of Selwyn, Mary Smith took part in the festivities by assisting Munroe Scott in cutting a boating themed cake provided by members of the Peterborough Power and Sail Squadron. Photo here

Oakville Power and Sail Squadron collected expired flares and promoted safe boating
A Safety awareness and flare disposal event took place on Saturday, May 13 at the Dockside Chandlery. Details here

St. Lawrence District reminded boaters to be careful




Vancouver Power and Sail Squadron participated in “Ready, Set, Wear It!”
Vancouver Power and Sail Squadron teamed up with the CSBC and safe boating organizations to attempt the world record for simultaneous PFD wear. 

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Photo: Frenchman’s Bay Power and Sail Squadron joined PARA Marine Rescue, MADD Durham Region and Nat’s Marine Supplies to promote safe boating at the Pickering Market on May 20th.

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