Barrie Power and Sail Squadron

Site: Mailing Address

Record #: BAR0268
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2023
Last Full Update: 28 Mar 2023


Description (Service) Nationwide organization emphasizing boating safety, power and sail navigation and offering accredited boating courses
  • volunteer trainers offer safe boating courses to the public
  • 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 to obtain 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
  • conducts recreational vessel courtesy checks to verify and inspect mandated safety equipment

Service Details

Hours Hours: vary

Dates: Boating Courses run from Sep to Jun, call or check website for more information
Areas Served Barrie
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
Address & Map
Barrie, ON
Physical Access Not Applicable

Contact Information

Toll Free Phone 1-888-277-2628, National Headquarters
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Primary Contact Hans Etzel, Squadron Educational Officer, Squadron Commander; Phone: (Res) 705-722-0060
Mailing Address Hans Etzel 
25 Thackeray Cres 
Barrie, ON 
Canada L4N 6J6

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