Royal Kennebeccasis Yacht Club
Established 1894, Royal Warrant 1898
Latitude 45° 18’ 21" N
Longitude 66° 22’ 17" W

Power and Sail Squadron – Fall Courses

                                                                                                              

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Also classroom course set for April 28, 2017 to April 30, 2017 at Renforth Boat Club in Rothesay
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Greetings!
Fall is here . . . Let’s get ready . . .
 
Kennebecasis Power & Sail Squadron is pleased to announce

 

their Fall 2016 Course Offerings.

 

1042 Millidge Avenue, Saint John
Register yourself Online or Contact:
John Pappas, Training Officer
Phone:   506-632-5905

Email:     pappas.john@jdirving.com

Note: Classes might have to be postponed or cancelled if there are insufficient students registered.

Fall 2016

Does everyone on board know how to call for help?
To turn on and operate a Marine Radio, it is required by law to have the Restricted Operator Certificate (Maritime).

 

WE ARE OFFERING 
 
Maritime Radio (VHF) with DSC 
Maritime Radio with DSC
This complete package with CD, and the new Digital Selective Calling, will prepare you for the Restricted Operator Certificate (Maritime) with DSC Endorsement exam.
To operate a maritime radio, you need the certificate. It’s the law! The Maritime Radio course teaches emergency radio procedures, and everyday operating techniques.
Learn all about the uses of marine radios, choice of frequencies, operation, phonetic alphabet, procedural words and phrases, as well as Digital Selective Calling and the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System, (DSC/GMDSS). All mariners, including recreational boaters, will want to take advantage of the many features and capabilities of this innovative form “automatic” radio.
Member Cost           $100.00  ($125.00 for non-member)
Part 1 – 
Tuesday October 25, 2016 from 18:30H to 21:30H  
Part 2 + Exam 
Saturday October 29, 2016 from 9:00 H to 13:00 H

Boating 2: Beyond the PCOC

The PCOC makes sure you have immediate navigation and safety skills but it’s just the beginning of what you should know when you get on a boat. In the second of our Boating Series, you are introduced to the art of navigation, anchoring, ropes, lines and knots – not to mention what to expect when the boat is moving under power. This course also has a number of optional topics that will be taught depending on your interests; these include towing, trailering and a check list for layup and launch.

Suggested Prerequisite: Boating 1: Pleasure Craft Operator Card (PCOC)

one evening per week at RKYC

Tuesday November 1, 2016 to

Tuesday December 6, 2016

Member Cost           $150.00  ($175.00 for non-member)

Combo Boating 2 and 3 together $270 ($320 for non-member)
Second Family Member Combo Boating 2 & 3 together $260 ($310 for non-member)

Boating 3: Introduction to Navigation

The third course in our series explores navigation further as you learn how to plot and label on paper charts as well as what the skipper should be doing before setting out and when under way, handling a boat under sail as well as your environmental responsibilities and electrical hazards,. This course also has a number of optional topics that will be taught depending on your interests; these include tides and currents, canals and locks, and collision regulations.

Suggested Prerequisite: Boating 2: Beyond the PCOC

one evening per week   at RKYC

Tuesday January 17, 2017 to

Tuesday February 14, 2017

Member Cost           $150.00  ($175.00 for non-member)

Second Family Member $130 ($155 for non-member)

Boat & Engine Maintenance
Keep the water on the other side of the wall! From spark plugs to bottom paint, this course covers all the basics for “do it yourself” boaters.
This course will equip you with the knowledge required to prevent onboard problems, carry out specialized tasks and tackle both short-term troubleshooting as well as long-term boat care.  It features practical information and handy tips suitable for both new and existing boat owners. The dream of owning, maintaining and using your own boat without great expense can be achieved through the completion of the Boat & Engine Maintenance Course.

one evening per week   at RKYC

Tuesday January 17, 2017 to

Tuesday March 14, 2017

Member Cost           $150.00  ($175.00 for non-member)

Maritime Radio (VHF) with DSC

Part 1 – Tuesday   March 28, 2017 from 18:30H to 21:30H
Part 2 + Exam   Saturday April 1, 2017 from 9:00 H to 13:00 H

at Renforth Boat Club in Rothesay

Member Cost           $100.00  ($125.00 for non-member)

Electronic Navigation

This course will allow the pleasure craft operator to navigate safely knowing his exact location at all times. You will learn to navigate using GPS and paper charts as well as electronic charting devices. It includes a CD containing a number of charts and a full scale simulator of a chart plotter to help you learn by doing. Join with others to share experiences and knowledge.

one night a week at RKYC

Tuesday   March 28, 2017 from 19:00H to 21:00H

Member Cost           $150.00  ($175.00 for non-member)

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