Category Archives: Boating

Items that have to do with the boat itself.

Winterized

Photo credit: Andrew Phinney.   I had inquired how it was going with getting the moorings done.     I read about the breakdowns and weather issues.    Andrew sent me this.    Great Shot.     We have not … Continue reading

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Website updates

The website has been updated to provide information on mooring tags, winterization and mooring standards. Check it out under the menu choice “info for members/mooring standards” at http://www.renforthboatclub.com/activities/mooring-standards/

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Eric and Val’s (Phinney) travels

If you would like to keep up on the travels of Eric and Val Phinney you will find information: on their blog at http://tevah.renforth.net/ and travel detail at www.marinetraffic.com (and search on vessel TEVAH).

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The next ArbySea, new work boat

RBC has purchased (and launched) a new work boat, the ArbySea. RBC Gallows has been relocated to provide better accesses to the RBC docks More details in a newsletter.

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0900 Thursday

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VHF Radio Course

We are offering the Maritime Radio course again next week.  Thurs-Sat. This course is required by industry Canada if you have a radio on your boat and turn it on.    You will learn valuable procedures around the Mayday and … Continue reading

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Looking for a few Students

The Canadian Power and Sail Squadron is changing the way it is delivering some of its courses. I am personally taking on a part of this task. Coming up in a couple of weeks (Jan 18) we will be offering … Continue reading

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Boating Course – Boating 2

This is the next course to take if you have done your PCOC and your VHF https://www.cps-ecp.ca/public/public.asp?WCE=C%3D56%7CK%3D245066%7CCAL%3D225480

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Sailboat Haulout

“Attention All Sailboaters: Our haul-out will be Sunday, October 1st, 8am sharp. Please note the change to Sunday this year. This is to accommodate a member who is away working for a month. I will be in communication again later … Continue reading

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A new (long time coming) boat in port

Congratulations Stan

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VHF course at the Rothesay Yacht Club

Update: there are now 7 people registered for this course. Max is 12 The Canadian Power and Sail Kennebecasis is offering the VHF with DSC Course the week of May 2nd for anyone who may have missed the course held … Continue reading

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Maritime Radio Course to be offered here

As some of you understand if you have a VHF marine radio installed in your boat and you turn it on you are deemed to be operating it. If you are operating you do need an operators certificate. The Canadian … Continue reading

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Basic Boating Course

This spring we will have two courses available by the Canadian Power and sail Squdron The Radio course and the basic boating course. Both are now required by law. Here is the link to the Boating Basics course. https://www.cps-ecp.ca/members/members.asp?WCE=C=56|K=243636|CAL=225480 Scroll … Continue reading

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Flares

Again this year, CPS-ECP is excited to announce their partnership with Transport Canada and CIL Orion dealers to undertake a pilot project on education and awareness of safety equipment, the care and maintenance of that equipment and how to safely … Continue reading

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Canadian Power and Sail Squadron – Kennebecasis

Last evening I attended the bridge meeting of the CPS for our area. I joined last year after discovering that simply by having a boating card I could become a member. I would recommend that every active boater join this … Continue reading

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