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Licencing Courses

Toronto Power Vessel Operators Permit (Harbour License)

Open to Non-Members

The Practices and Procedures of the Toronto Port Authority state that a person operating a power driven vessel in the waters of the Port and Harbour of Toronto must be in possession of valid marine certification recognized by Transport Canada and the Toronto Port Authority. The Toronto Port Authority Operators Permit for Power Driven Vessels is a one evening course involving an on-the-water test followed by in-class instruction and a written test. The National Yacht Club provides a 16-foot powerboat for the use of students during their on-the-water examination.

Course Date:
  • Tuesday, May 2nd from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM *FULL*
  • Monday, June 5th from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM *FULL*
  • Tuesday, June 27th from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM *FULL*
Fees:
  • $60 + HST
Registration: Please fill out the above registration form and drop off at the Club Office, fax to 416-260-8780 or email programs@thenyc.com. Call 416-260-8686 ext 32 if you have any questions!

Maritime Radio Course with DSC - ROC(M) Certification

Open to Non-Members
Instructed by the Toronto Canadian Power and Sail Squadron exclusively for the National Yacht Club. ROCM CourseThe Maritime Radio course teaches emergency radio procedures and everyday operating techniques. Learn all about the uses of marine radios, choice of frequencies, operation, phonetic alphabet, procedural words and phrases, as well as Digital Selective Calling and the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System, (DSC/GMDSS). All mariners, including recreational boaters, will want to take advantage of the many features and capabilities of this innovative form “automatic” radio. Secure your lifeline. Be sure that you and your family take the Maritime Radio course. Course enrollments includes a textbook that should be reviewed prior to the course. This complete package with CD, and Digital Selective Calling, will prepare you for the Restricted Operator Certificate (Maritime) with DSC Endorsement exam. New this year is an e-book version of the student’s notes, so indicate your preference when signing up! To operate a maritime radio, you need the certificate. It's the law! Enroll the family! Course Date:
  • Saturday, April 8th, 2017 from 9 am to 3 pm *FULL*
  • Sunday, May 28th, 2017 from 9 am to 3 pm
Fee:
  • $105 + HST
Registration: Please fill out the above registration form and drop off at the Club Office, fax to 416-260-8780 or email programs@thenyc.com. Call 416-260-8686 ext 32 if you have any questions!
Please note: All courses and materials are subject to HST.