Category Archives: Boating

Items that have to do with the boat itself.

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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June Bug Run.. more information

So as to include as many people as possible we will be doing the eating of the Lobster at the club house. The activity will look like this: Boats will load up with passengers at 14:00 in the afternoon… or … Continue reading

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June Bug Run (Commodore’s Bash)

Here are the details! We will leave the dock anytime in the afternoon of Friday June 26th and head North around Long Island and down the other side. The first vessels will determine the most sheltered and suitable site for … Continue reading

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June bug run

With the successful completion of the 2015 launch we are pleased to announce the date of the June Bug Run. Captains prepare your vessels for a convoy around Long Island where we will deploy the lobster boiler and a BBQ … Continue reading

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Found it!

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Hi everybody, Could you please send the following notification to your members as there is a correction on the starting date advertised on the previous email sent in early March ? Thanks for your usual cooperation. Yves Dauphinais Commander Kennebecasis … Continue reading

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From the club in Oromocto

Attention: Commodore and General Membership   Re: Open letter of apology to our Saint John River Boating Friends.   The Executive of the Oromocto Boat club (OBC) has received complaints from visiting boaters this past summer and comments have been … Continue reading

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Update on Regulations

Here is the link to the Transport Canada Website that has the information and forms you need to comply with the new Pleasure Craft Licence as of November 1, 2010  that is required for all boats powered by an engine … Continue reading

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New Burgees Have arrived

To all members, We have received a shipment of new burgees for the Renforth Boat Club. They are a lot thicker than the previous type we had and with nice stitching . We will be auto billing for them in the … Continue reading

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Drinking Water

See the attached spreadsheet.  Cheers!  Andrew J. MacIntyre BSc. (Chemistry) Boater’s Drinking Water Cl2 Sanitizing Calculator* Tank Volume (L) Tank Volume (Imp. Gal.) Cl2 Solution (12%) Vol. (mL) Cl2 Solution (12%) Vol. (tsp) Cl2 Solution (5.25%) Vol. (mL) Cl2 Solution … Continue reading

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Preparation for Sailboat Haul out

This Saturday Oct 16th is the final haul out day for RBC Sailboats.  What follows below is a check list to help things go smoothly. 1) Please make sure that your cradle/trailer is identified and is accessible.   We will be … Continue reading

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