Kelowna Power and Sail Squadron is an organization emphasizing boating safety, power and sail navigation and offering accredited boating courses. We also organize a variety of social events, from cruises, dinners, seminars, and much more – all bringing together people with similar interests and objectives.
Please view our course offerings by clicking on the ‘Courses‘ page.
IN THE NEWS
The Kelowna Squadron is pleased to announce that Alan Nourse has received a National CPS award as Instructor of the year for Western Canada. Those who have have been students in Alan’s Weather class understand how deserving he is of this award. Congratulations Alan and thank you for your many years of superb course delivery.
It is time to begin planning upgrades to your Boating Education by considering our Spring Session course or maybe purchasing a course for your boating companion. Courses offered this Spring include:
Seamanship - For those with basic boating skills but wanting to take the next step. Mandatory course for those considering any coastal boating. Begins Monday, January 13th and runs for 8 weeks.
Sailing - Provides the knowledge required to operate a sailboat safely. Will acquaint the beginner with day-sailing in protected waters, and sharpen the skills of more experienced sailors. Begins Wednesday, January 22nd and runs for 8 weeks.
Radar for Pleasure Craft - This course covers the different type of radar equipment, their capabilities and limitations. Begins Tuesday, February 4th and runs for 3 weeks.
Fundamentals of Weather - Sorry, this popular course is fully booked. Next course is in January 2015.
Marine Radio - Anyone can own a VHF radio, but only a licensed person can operate it. This two day course will result in your Restricted Operator Certificate (Maritime) with DSC Endorsement license. Begins Monday night, April 7th.
To register, simply click on the blue course title. It will take you to the registration page, or click on the “Courses” page, and it will take you to all of the courses.