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CanBoat Onboard Archives
2024
Canadian Power and Sail Squadrons / Escadrilles canadiennes de plaisance (CPS-ECP) rebrands to CanBoat / NautiSavoirMay 23, 2024
Just Ask John: Inflatable Personal Flotation Device (PFD) requirementsMay 9, 2024
New Member Benefit – Gear Up With Anchor Gear Co. Apparel | $1000 ICOM Radio AwardedApril 25, 2024
National Volunteer Week | 5 Early Spring Fishing TipsApril 11, 2024
Top 4 Mistakes Boaters Make When Using VHF RadiosMarch 28, 2024
Encourage Your Teenager to wear their Personal Flotation Device (PFD)March 14, 2024
Build Your Confidence and Skills for the Upcoming Season | Submit Your Photos By March 31 – Southern Boat LifeFebruary 22, 2024
Aqua Map: Your Next Marine GPS Navigation System | Speaker Series – Sandra and Chris from Go ThatawayFebruary 8, 2024
New Photo Contest Alert – Southern Boat Life | Call for Applications for NominationsJanuary 25, 2024
Visit CPS-ECP at An Upcoming Boat Show for VHF Radio Course Discount and Icom Equipment Giveaway!January 11, 2024
2023
Holiday Greetings from CPS-ECP | Proposed Mandatory Personal Flotation Device (PFD)/Lifejacket WearDecember 21, 2023
Take a next-level boating course to boost your confidence and skills | Unleash The Joy Of Boating With A CPS-ECP Gift Card!December 7, 2023
Together We Can Make Boating Better On GivingTuesdayNovember 23, 2023
Online Seminar – How To Use A GPS | The New CPS-ECP Membership CardNovember 9, 2023
Bob Wood, CPS-ECP Volunteer of the year | Nominations for the CASBAs Are Now Open!October 26, 2023
Education Discounts for CPS-ECP Members | Fall Boating Photo ContestOctober 12, 2023
Fall Boating Photo Contest | Member Benefit with Carefree Boating ClubSeptember 28, 2023
VISION 2023: ALL ABOARD FOR THE NATIONAL CONFERENCE & AGM IN WINDSOR, ONTARIO!September 14, 2023
Welcome Canadian Coast Guard: Our Special Guest At Vision 2023, CPS-ECP National Conference & AGMAugust 24, 2023
Be Safe around Cold Water! | Furry Boating Companions Photo ContestAugust 10, 2023
Point Pelee: Small But Mighty Gem of Windsor-Essex | ICOM Canada offers instant rebatesJuly 27, 2023
Update to the CPS-ECP Introductory Navigation (B2 and B3) Courses | Waterspouts: What are they?July 13, 2023
Furry Boating Companions Photo Contest | Radio Course UpdateJune 22, 2023
Safety and Flare Disposal Program Partial Cancellation | Top 3 Spring Photo Contest SubmissionsJune 8, 2023
Submit by May 31st: Securing the Present, Shaping the Future: Nominations Open for Board DirectorshipMay 25, 2023
Securing the Present, Shaping the Future: Nominations Open for Board DirectorshipMay 11, 2023
CPS-ECP Awards Notice | Vision 2023: Come to the pizza capital of CanadaApril 27, 2023
Securing the Present, Shaping the Future: Nominations Open for Board DirectorshipApril 13, 2023
Securing the Present, Shaping the Future: Nominations Open for Board Directorship | VISION 2023 in Windsor, Ontario Coming Together NicelyMarch 23, 2023
All Great Fishing Stories Begin with Boat Safety | Favourite boating destination photo contest!March 9, 2023
Top Volunteer Dedicated to Boating Safety – Alice Baratta | Join us this October in Windsor, OntarioFebruary 23, 2023
Electrical Safety for Boaters | ICOM a CPS-ECP partnerFebruary 9, 2023
NEW Member Benefit with Carefree Boating Club | Nominations Open for Board DirectorshipJanuary 26, 2023
Message from the National Education Officer | Free Cruising The North Channel SeminarJanuary 12, 2023
2022
Be Ready for Boating Season, Take a Course | Office ClosureDecember 22, 2022
C/C Message 2022 | HitchhikersDecember 8, 2022
Boating Immersion Stories | Photo of the monthNovember 24, 2022
CPS-ECP AGM Awards Highlights | 2022 National Conference Photos!November 10, 2022
News from CPS-ECP Education Committee | The Port Hole Is Only As Strong As Your Involvement IsOctober 27, 2022
We Are Very Happy You Registered! | Salus Marine Wear Discounts for CPS-ECP MemberOctober 13, 2022
Free Canal Cruising Seminar on Oct 3rd | A Noisy Noise Annoys an OysterSeptember 22, 2022
We Are Really Looking Forward to Seeing You! | GLCC School webinar discounts for membersSeptember 8, 2022
Come Early – Stay Longer – Five Attractions in Toronto with the City Pass | Photo of the monthAugust 25, 2022
Ready – Set – Go | CPS-ECP Member Benefits with Canadian Yachting MagazineAugust 11, 2022
Come Early – Stay Longer – Five Attractions in Toronto with the City Pass | New Seminar – How to use a GPSJuly 21, 2022
SAVE more, BOAT more. Discover Dock Links | Out of the Galley and into The GalleryJuly 7, 2022
Online Seminars Now Available | CPS-ECP 2022 AGM & ConferenceJune 23, 2022
Aqua Map: Wind, Waves, and Currents | Upcoming Flare Collections Dates and LocationsJune 9, 2022
CPS-ECP needs you! | The New Navigator; How to Get StartedMay 26, 2022
CPS-ECP needs you! | NEW Member Benefit with Carefree Boating ClubMay 12, 2022
2022 National AGM and Conference – Toronto | Boat Smarter this Summer! Sign up for Boating 2 – Beyond Boating BasicsApril 21, 2022
Board of Directors Applications Due APRIL 15 | Salus Marine Wear Discounts for CPS-ECP MembersApril 7, 2022
CPS-ECP Awards nominations now open! | New Online Course: Weather for BoatersMarch 24, 2022
CPS-ECP Members Benefit from Exclusive Coverage With Cowan Insurance | 2022 Dates for Flare Disposal and Safety Equipment Education!March 10, 2022
Board of Directors Applications Due APRIL 15 | 3 Ways to Get VHF Your RadioFebruary 24, 2022
Board of Directors Applications Due March 1 | The conception of Natural Marine products and how you can benefit from the brandFebruary 10, 2022
SAVE more, BOAT more. Discover Dock Links | Submit your photos and articles for CPS-ECP publicationsJanuary 27, 2022
Golden Globe Race 2022: The Ultimate Open Ocean Adventure Beckons | Whatever your on-water need, there’s a CPS-ECP course for youJanuary 13, 2022
2021
C/C Message 2021 | National Office Holiday HoursDecember 23, 2021
CPS-ECP Member Benefits Make Great Gift Ideas | WANTED – Members for the national CPS-ECP Environment CommitteeDecember 9, 2021
Post AGM: Education Department news | Let’s get connected!November 25, 2021
SmartFind G8 AIS EPIRB | Instagram Photo of the MonthNovember 11, 2021
2022, a new year for the Education Department at CPS-ECP | MERS – Outreach Toolkit: A new resource for boaters!October 28, 2021
Choosing the right PFD | Instagram Photo of the MonthOctober 14, 2021
National Conference Registration Now Open! | Pooling ResourcesSeptember 23, 2021
National Conference Registration Now Open! | You Could Win $5,000 in Cash!September 23, 2021
Final Reminder for Past Due Members | Maritime Radio Course – ROC(M)August 26, 2021
Time Is Running Out | Get Your Summer Safely Underway with C-Tow Marine AssistanceAugust 12, 2021
CPS-ECP dues increase – your comments | ANEO Course Production |CPS-ECP Environmental Committee UpdateJuly 22, 2021
Aqua Map Live Sharing | Instagram Photo of the MonthJuly 8, 2021
You Could Win $5,000 in Cash! | The greatest benefit I got from my membership in CPS-ECPJune 24, 2021
CPS-ECP’s proposed dues increase: same great value for pennies a day | Have your flares expired?June 10, 2021
CPS-ECP Volunteers teach to save lives! | Dropping Anchor? Remember Seafloor Resources Require ProtectionMay 27, 2021
Safe Boating Awareness Week, May 22 – 28 | Why Should My Squadron Offer Recreational Vessel Courtesy Checks (RVCCs)?May 13, 2021
Semaine de la sécurité nautique | Pour quelle raison mon escadrille devrait-elle offrir des vérifications de courtoisie d’embarcation de plaisance (VCEP)?May 13, 2021
Tide and Currents | Submit Your Boating Stories | Instagram Photo of the MonthApril 22, 2021
National Volunteer Week 2021 | SAVE more, BOAT more. Discover Dock LinksApril 8, 2021
Have a VHF Radio? Get Your Required Restricted Operator Certificate | Just Ask John – Are flags worn or flownMarch 25, 2021
Choosing the right PFD | Board of Directors Applications Due March 31 | See a Blow? Go Slow!March 11, 2021
New Training Season for CPS-ECP | New research emphasizes how serious the problem of plastics isFebruary 25, 2021
Don’t miss Solo, Non-stop Circumnavigator Bert terHart during the Virtual Vancouver Boat Show | CPS-ECP Member InsuranceFebruary 11, 2021
Call for online tutors to assist in the delivery of CPS-ECP Boating courses | Be Safe Around Cold Water This Year!January 28, 2021
Membership Renewal Update | Have Your Say By Jan. 15 – Proposed Changes to Pleasure Craft Licensing Program | Instagram Photo of the MonthJanuary 14, 2021
2020
2020 – That Was the Year That Was! | Staying Home this winter? Take a CPS-ECP online course!December 17, 2020
ust Ask John – Hot Off The Press | Environmental update from MERS | Access your CPS-ECP member benefitsJDecember 3, 2020
FREE WEBINAR – Tides and Currents | Man Overboard! | Take our Online Boating 2 and 3 Courses this Winter!November 19, 2020
Letter from the Commander in Chief: a review of the 2020 virtual AGM and Conference | Board of Directors Applications Due March 1November 5, 2020
Submission Call – Send us your articles! | SmartFind G8 AIS EPIRB | Let’s get connected!October 22, 2020
Registration to the CPS-ECP Vision 2020 Conference has been extended!| Transport Canada Survey on PFD/Lifejacket UsageOctober 8, 2020
Vision 2020 Virtual National Conference | You Are the Eyes and Ears of the CASBAS!September 24, 2020
Vision 2020 Virtually Impossible To Ignore | Member Benefit – Aqua Map Mobile AppSeptember 10, 2020
FREE WEBINAR! AIS For Recreational Boaters | Submission Call | Just Ask JohnAugust 27, 2020
Bert terHart Returns Home from His Epic Journey Around the World! | a Comfortable Night’s Stay with Choice Hotels CanadaAugust 13, 2020
Chart Reading for Beginners Webinar | Weather for Boaters – additional session | Where to Go BoatingJuly 23, 2020
CPS-ECP YouTube Video of Larry and Wanita’s Adventure at Sea | The Port Hole Photo ContestJuly 9, 2020
Free Weather for Boaters Webinar | Maritime Radio Online Self-Study Course | Nominations for 2020 CPS-ECP National Volunteer AwardsJune 25, 2020
Sunnier Days Ahead | Nominations For 2020 CPS-ECP National Volunteer AwardsJune 11, 2020
Paddling and Board Smart Webinar – June 10th | Nominations For 2020 CPS-ECP National Volunteer AwardsMay 28, 2020
COVID-19 and Your Boat Insurance | CPS-ECP Chair of Communications Sought | CPS-ECP is Launching a Monthly Webinar SeriesMay 14, 2020
National Volunteer Week April 19 – 25, 2020: This is for YOU | The wait is over! We’re launching more online coursesApril 23, 2020
Office closure and classroom courses suspended until further notice | New Laws and Regulations That Apply to Pleasure CraftApril 9, 2020
Message from the Chief Commander | Nominations For 2020 CPS-ECP National Volunteer AwardsMarch 26, 2020
Safer for the Environment Boat Care Products | Can you help teach Boating 6 and 7?March 12, 2020
Safety Equipment Education and Flare Disposal Days returning | Introducing Director Bertrand Daigle, S February 27, 2020
Message from the Chief Commander: New Executive Director | Choice Hotels CPS ECP Member Benefit ProviderFebruary 13, 2020
CPS-ECP at the Toronto International Boat Show | Online Courses – Progress Report | Brenda CochraneJanuary 23, 2020
C-TOW Marine Assistance 35th Anniversary | Visit us at these upcoming Boat Shows | Help determine the direction of CPS-ECPJanuary 9, 2020
2019
CPS-ECP Chief Commander Peter Bolton’s Christmas MessageDecember 19, 2019
CPS-ECP New IT System is Here! | Joseph Gatfield Leadership Award 2019 | Introducing CPS-ECP’s National SecretaryDecember 5, 2019
Introducing CPS-ECP’s National Executive Officer | Nationwide Workshops for our CPS-ECP Instructors | Book the CPS-ECP Boating Skills Virtual TrainerNovember 21, 2019
CPS-ECP Members Can Win Sunsail’s 2020 Charter Contest | Introducing CPS-ECP Board of Directors MembersNovember 7, 2019
Introducing the new Chief Commander | Safe Waterways For All Vessels | 2019 AGM Environment AwardOctober 22. 2019
Safer for the Environment Boat Care Products | Where Innovation Meets Safety: Canadian Safe Boating AwardsOctober 10, 2019
Operation Life Jacket | Stretching the Season | Carbon Monoxide PoisoningSeptember 26, 2019
Have your Say! | Choosing the right PFD | Where Innovation Meets SafetySeptember 12, 2019
Man Overboard! | What can CPS-ECP offer you beyond the PCOC course? | What Plan? Your Plan.August 22, 2019
Renew Your CPS-ECP Membership and Qualify to Win | Get your tickets today for the Victoria National ConferenceAugust 8, 2019
Cold Water Immersion Workshop Port Credit Yacht Club | Flare Day Report | What Plan? Your Plan…July 25, 2019
Enhance Your CPS-ECP Education | CPS-ECP Making Waves | Join us in Victoria for our annual ConferenceJuly 11, 2019
Marine Forecasts and Warnings for Canada | Join us in Victoria for our annual Conference | What Plan? Your PlanJune 27, 2019
Changes to Cowan’s Pleasure Craft Program | Safety And Flare Return Days 2019 | Exciting Changes to National Awards!June 13, 2019
AIS For Boaters | Vessel Preparedness and How To Get A Free Courtesy Check | Call for Nominations: Canada’s Volunteer AwardsMay 23, 2019
Springtime – Time To Renew | Let’s get on the water – carefully! | What Plan? Your PlanMay 9, 2019
Safe Boating Awareness Week – May 18th-24th, 2019 | Education Department Update | What Plan? Your PlanApril 25, 2019
National Volunteer Week April 7 – 13, 2019 | Flotilla’s, Rendezvous & Group Sailing HolidaysApril 11, 2019
Join us in Victoria for our annual Conference | Its ‘Awards’ time……Who are you going to Nominate?March 28, 2019
Should My Squadron Offer Recreational Vessel Courtesy Checks? | What Plan, Your Plan…. Strategic Priority #5 CommunicationsMarch 14, 2019
Consider offering seminars this boating season | Board of Directors Applications Due March 1 | What Plan? Your Plan.February 28, 2019
Two CPS-ECP Members Win Safe Boating Awards | Safe Anchoring Basics – Selecting your Anchor Size | Board of Directors Applications Due March 1February 14, 2019
What Plan? Your Plan…..Strategic Priority #3 – Volunteers | Happy 100th Birthday – P/C/C Doug Comber, JNJanuary 24, 2019
Check out the latest Member Benefits and CPS-ECP Course Offerings | What Plan? Your Plan…..Strategic Priority #2 – MembershipJanuary 10, 2019