Fraser Squadron

Serving Delta, Tsawwassen, Ladner and Richmond

Courses for Winter & Spring - 2018

Boating Essentials

Boating 2 & 3 Combined
"Beyond Boating Basics" &
"Introduction Marine Navigation"

Prerequisite: Boating 1 (a.k.a. Boating Basics, or PCOC)
Start Dates:

Richmond: Course starts: 7 pm, Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Course Dates: Richmond Course Cancelled!

12 Wednesday evenings from 7 to 9 pm, January 31, February 7, February 14, February 21, February 28, March 7, March 14, (Spring Break - weeks of March 22 to 29), April 4, April 11, April 18, April 25, May 2, 2018.

Delta: This course is a 'GO'! Course starts: 7 pm, Thursday, February 1, 2018
Course Dates: 12 Thursday evenings from 7 to 9 pm, Thursday, February 1, February 8, February 15, February 22, March 1, March 8, March 15, (Spring Break - weeks of March 22 to 29), April 5, April 12, April 19, April 26, May 3, 2018.

Locations: Richmond: Steveston Harbor Authorities Trailers, South end of Trites Road.
To get there go south on #2 road, turn right on Moncton; turn left on Trites road; go straight till you come to the shipyard's gates. There are two trailers immediately on your left as you come through the gates. On the Left side, the first is an insurance company, the second is the class room. It has a sign on the front wall 'Western Maritime Institute'. Enter at the south end of the building.

Delta: Ladner Commmunity Centre, 4734 - 51st Street, Multi-Purpose Room
Cost: $330 individual registration, $ 250 for 2nd person of a family

For the Richmond course: Register online using Visa or Mastercard at

For the Delta Course: This course is offered through Delta Parks and Rec.
To register access their website at :

and use barcode = 400266

Note: Registration closes 1 week before the start of the course!

Description: This course combines the material in the Boating 2 and Boating 3 Canadian Power & Sail (CPS-ECP) courses to provide more in-depth knowledge of boating on local waters.
In this course includes global positioning and charts, the magnetic compass, conning, electronic navigation, handling a boat under power, ropes, lines and knots, anchors and anchoring, tides and currents, weather, etc. This course further explores navigation as you learn how to plot and label on paper charts as well as what the skipper should be doing before setting out and when under way, handling a boat under sail as well as your environmental responsibilities and electrical hazards, etc.

Questions: Call the Training Department at 604-786-5678

All courses are subject to minimum enrollment.

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Chinese Speaking Contact

For information about boating courses in Chinese please contact Jack Tang by phoning
(604) 767-5887 or by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..