Barrie Power and Sail Squadron

Site: Mailing Address

Description (Service) Nationwide organization emphasizing boating safety, power and sail navigation and offering accredited boating courses * 2016 was the 60th anniversay 
* volunteer trainers offer safe boating courses to the public 
* new legislation requires boaters to have proof of competency on board 
* boating courses include the examination required to receive your Pleasure Craft Operator Card (PCOC) 
* also offer courses in VHF radio operation and issue the Restricted Marine Radio Operator License required if you operate a VHF radio on your boat 
* conducts recreational vessel courtesy checks to verify and inspect mandated safety equipment
Service Details
Public Comments Courses to obtain Pleasure Craft Operator Card and the Marine VHF Radio Radio Operator's Certificate, as well as a variety of boating, seamanship, sailing, electronic navigation weather and marine maintenance courses * check Barrie Power and Sail Squadron website at for all courses offered
Hours No regular office hours * Boating Courses run from Sep to Jun, call or check website for more information
Areas Served Barrie - and surrounding area
Eligibility Courses are available to all boaters * membership available for people having a Pleasure Craft Operator Card
Application Call, email or visit website
Languages English
Fees Program - Course listings along with fees on website
Address and Location
Located In Community Barrie
Physical Access Not Applicable
Contact Information
Toll Free Phone National Headquarters 1-888-277-2628 (1-888-277-BOAT)
Social Media Facebook Facebook:
Primary Contact Hans Etzel, Squadron Educational Officer; Phone: (Residence) 705-722-0060
Alternate Contact Reg Shortt, Public Relations Officer and Secretary; Phone: 647-222-7090; Email:
Primary Executive Hans Etzel, Bridge Commander; Phone: 705-722-0060; Email:
Mailing Address Box 13-401 
4 Alliance Blvd 
Barrie, ON L4M 5J1