— Courses

Learn to Sail

Power Boating

Course Details

The Sail Canada Learn to Power (LTP) program providers boaters with knowledge to safety operate a motor vessel on the water.

Sail Canada Learn to Power Standards

Introduction to Boating – To introduce novice boaters to safe practices when preparing to leave the dock, while underway, and when returning to dock. This standard may be taught in a sailing vessel or a powerboat. It is expected that the vessel will be less than 12 meters in length.
Introduction to Boating (2003-01-01)

Basic Outboard Standard – To be able to operate safely in familiar waters as skipper of a craft up to 6 metres and powered by an outboard engine under 55 kW (75 hp).
Basic Outboard Standard (2011-03-31)

Basic Powerboat Standard – To be able to operate safely in local waters as skipper of craft over 6 metres and powered by an engine over 55 kW (10 hp).
Basic Powerboat Standard (2011-03-31)

Basic Powerboat – Commercial Endorsement – Same objectives as the basic standard while including conduct for commercial vessles. To be taught on vessels under 12 Tons, up to 40 feet LOA.
Basic Powerboat – Commercial Endorsement (2011-04-02)

Intermediate Powerboat Standard – To be able to operate safely as a skipper a powerboat between 9 to 12 metres with inboard engine(s) by day in moderate wind and sea conditions.
Intermediate Powerboat Standard (2011-04-04)