Kincardine Power and Sail Squadron

Record #: GBA1675
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2023
Last Full Update: 15 May 2019


Description (Service) Promotes boating safety through instruction and also good fellowship among enthusiasts of both power and sail boating nationwide.

  • courses and testing to obtain the Pleasure Craft Operator Card (PCOC)
  • training in Basic Boating knowledge and skill
  • Boating Essentials Course to learn more once a PCOC is obtained
  • advanced training available to full or Associate members for Restricted Operator's Certificate (Maritime) licence for VHF Radio operation and seamanship courses
A Pleasure Craft Operator Card from CPS (boating licence) is officially recognized in both Canada and the US as proof of operator competency.

Service Details

Public Comments A Canadian Coast Guard Pleasure Craft Operator's Card is required by anyone operating a boat. This is one place to arrange for training, or to take the exam. Can also take exam online at
Hours Vary, call for details
Areas Served Bruce County
Eligibility PCOC qualifications for associate membership.
Application Through website.
Languages English
Fees Membership ; Program - Course costs

Address and Location

Located In Community Kincardine
Address & Map
Kincardine, ON
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Physical Access Not Applicable

Contact Information

Office Phone 519-395-3357
Primary Contact Gerry Hoogeveen, Commander; Email:

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