Powerboat

Powerboat

Sail Canada Power Programs provide new and developing powerboat operators with the skills needed to operate a vessel safely and effectively in a wide range of settings. Each program standard listed below provides a detailed outline of that is included in the training and what is required for certification. Programs are delivered locally by Sail Canada Certified Instructors at clubs and schools across Canada.


Overview

Introduction to Boating

To introduce novice boaters to safe practices when preparing to leave the dock, while underway, and when returning to dock. This standard may be taught in a sailing vessel or a powerboat. It is expected that the vessel will be less than 12 meters in length.

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Basic Outboard Standard

To be able to operate safely in familiar waters as skipper of a craft up to 6 metres and powered by an outboard engine under 55 kW (75 hp).

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Basic Powerboat Standard

To be able to operate safely in local waters as skipper of craft over 6 metres and powered by an engine over 55 kW (75 hp).

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Intermediate Powerboat Standard

To be able to operate safely as a skipper a powerboat between 9 to 12 metres with inboard engine(s) by day in moderate wind and sea conditions.

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  • Rolex
  • Helly Hansen
  • Skippers' Plan
  • Bank of Montreal
  • Government of Canada