Watch CanBoat / NautiSavoir How-To Videos On America’s Boating Channel


June 27, 2024

America’s Boating Channel™, the U.S. Coast Guard funded boating safety and boater education video service of United States Power Squadrons® – America’s Boating Club® (USPS-ABC), is adding CanBoat / NautiSavoir as its newest smart TV and online services content providing partner.

CanBoat / NautiSavoir is the new name of Canadian Power and Sail Squadrons / Escadrilles canadiennes de plaisance (CPS-ECP).

CanBoat / NautiSavoir’s videos include Tips on Navigating Canals and Locks, Your Step-by-Step Guide to Safely Trailer and Launch Your Boat, How to Retrieve Your Boat from the Water and Secure It for Trailering, Why My Squadron Should Offer Recreational Vessel Courtesy Checks, Votre guide étape par étape pour remorquer et mettre à l’eau votre bateau en toute sécurité, Pourquoi mon escadrille devrait-elle offrir des vérifications de courtoisie, and Comment sortir votre bateau de l’eau et l’arrimer pour le remorquer. 

Smart TV viewers can subscribe to America’s Boating Channel for free on Apple TV, Roku, and Fire TV using their remotes.

On Apple TV, viewers click on Store in their top toolbar, then search for America’s Boating Channel and select Get to install the app. On Roku, viewers select Store, click on Channels, then search for America’s Boating Channel, and add the channel. On Fire TV, viewers go to Apps on their Fire TV Main Menu, then search for Americas Boating Channel, and select Get to install the app.

Online, the best way to access the flagship video service offering for free is at

Viewers can still also subscribe at no charge to America’s Boating Channel on YouTube to access the service’s original award-winning boating safety and boater education videos.

About America’s Boating Channel
America’s Boating Channel™ is produced for United States Power Squadrons® (USPS) by Lafferty Media Partners (LMP) under a grant from the Sport Fish Restoration and Boating Trust Fund, administered by the U.S. Coast Guard. The service features professionally produced, high-definition, boating safety and boater education videos, along with boating themed entertainment and informational television programs. America’s Boating Channel was recognized in 2024 with the Canadian Safe Boating Award (CASBA) as Best Boating Safety Initiative, in 2023 with the Go Global Award for Maritime Services, in 2022 with the International Boating and Water Safety Summit Communication Award for best Video Public Service Announcement (PSA) Series, and in 2021 with the National Boating Industry Safety Award as Top Marine Media Outlet. Viewership promotion of America’s Boating Channel is underwritten in part by a grant from the USPS Endowment Fund.

About CanBoat / NautiSavoir

CanBoat / NautiSavoir, operated by Canadian Power and Sail Squadrons / Escadrilles canadiennes de plaisance (CPS-ECP), is a national, non-profit boating organization offering courses and seminars for recreational boaters, including the Pleasure Craft Operator Card (PCOC) and the Maritime Radio Course to obtain VHF Radio Certification. Its website offers the online PCOC course and links to its numerous other courses that build from the basic courses required by law to what boaters need to know to cross the ocean. The PCOC card program is the only Canadian-issued card that qualifies for acceptance by the U.S. Coast Guard. These courses are available online by self-study or taught via instructor led virtual classes or in classrooms. Since 1938, generations of volunteers have been sharing their on-the-water knowledge with new and seasoned boaters, helping them prepare for both every-day and emergency situations. CanBoat / NautiSavoir courses are developed by boaters for boaters. Membership in CanBoat / NautiSavoir offers access to insurance discounts, local events, and course discounts. As well, annual membership dues from individuals allow CanBoat / NautiSavoir to better serve the boating community and develop its programs.

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