Canadian Power and Sail Squadrons

Site: York West District - Oakville Power and Sail Squadron

Record #: OAK0625
Last Full Update: 05 Apr 2023

Contact Information

Office Phone 905-220-3358
Social Media Twitter Twitter
Primary Contact Mike Johnson, Commander; Email:

Agency Information

Description (Agency)

A charitable volunteer organization dedicated to teaching boating safety, offering on-going courses and programs for all ages and levels of skill

Legal Status (51) Registered Charity
Established 1955
Primary Executive Scott Savage, Executive Officer; Phone: 647-990-4936; Email:
Alternate Executive Jim Woods, Squadron Financial Officer; Phone: 905-407-3555
Funding Donations ; Fees
Elections AGM May

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

Offers a number of boating courses, including: 
PCOC - Boating 1

  • covers requirements for Pleasure Craft Operator's Card (PCOC), mandatory for anyone operating a powered boat 

VHF, ROC(M) (Restricted Operator's Certificate (Marine))

  • covers requirements and exam for the VHF licenses necessary to operate VHF radio
  • this certification is required by law for anyone operating a VHF radio

and more:

  • Beyond Boating Basics
  • Introduction to Navigation
  • Advanced PilotingElectronic Navigation
  • Radar
  • Extended Cruising and Weather 

Course calendar available online


Courses run at White Oaks Secondary School and via Virtual Classrooms using GoToMeeting

Areas Served Oakville - and surrounding area
Eligibility Ages: 11 year(s) and up

Apply online at or contact Education Officer, Mike Johnson at

Languages English
Fees Program

Site Information

Located In Community Oakville
Address & Map
White Oaks Secondary School (course location)
1330 Montclair Dr
Oakville, ON L6H 1Z5
View Google Map
Intersection Sixth Line and McCraney St E
Mailing Address c/o Jim Woods 
526 Woodland Ave 
Burlington, ON L7R 2S4
Physical Access Fully Accessible - course location

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