Upcoming Talks & Courses

Making Your Boating Season a 12 Month Event…

Email us at 506Boat@gmail.com for  more detail


  • Boating 3: Intro to Nav . Tue Jan 07- Feb 11, 2020
  • Boating 1: Pleasure Craft Operators Card (PCOC).  Tue Feb 18 & 25
  • Boating 2: Beyond The PCOC. Tue Mar 3 – April 7, 2020
  • VHF: Marine Radio. Wed April 1, 8 & 15 2020 (See More Detail Below)

BOAT TALKS – Open to all Fredericton Area Boater

  • Thur Jan 23 Jessie Bennett: A Summer Student Running a RIB on the St John River In The Canadian
  • Thur Feb 20 Various Guests: Nautical Knot Night… A workshop on: Tossing a line; Cleating of; Bowline;  Clove Hitch; Rolling Hitch; 2 Half Hitches; and Stopper Knot

VHF Radio Course leading to Restricted Operator Certificate Marine ROC(M)

  • Price: $150
    Dates: 2020
    Wednesday, April 1,  6-10 pm Class #1
    Wednesday, April 08, 6-10 pm Class #2
    Wednesday, April 15 , 6-10 pm Review & Exam
  • For Registration Information eMail us at 506Boat@gmail.com
  • Location: Devon Middle School
  • What you need to make full use of your VHF and pass the Federal government’s Restricted Operator Certificate which is given on the 3rd night.According to marine experts, a VHF is the first thing you should buy for your boat. These are either hand-held or fixed-mount and their potential importance for communications cannot be over stressed.The 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.

    This course will prepare you for the Restricted Operator Certificate (Maritime) with DSC Endorsement exam which is given on the 3rd evening of the course. To operate a maritime radio, you need the certificate.

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