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J o h n G ulli c k, A P
M a n a g er, G o v er n m e nt a n d S p e ci al Pr o gr a ms

D o e s t hi s m e a n t h at t h e C P S - E C P P C O C i s t h e o nl y
C a n a di a n P C O C t h at will b e r e c o g ni z e d i n t h e U. S. ?
T h e a ns w er t o t his q u esti o n is n o. O p er at or C o m p et e n c y
i n t h e U. S. is a St at e r es p o nsi bilit y a n d i n di vi d u al St at e
e nf or c e m e nt of fi c ers m a y or m a y n ot c h o os e t o r e c o g ni z e
C a n a di a n P C O Cs es p e ci all y w h e n a C a n a di a n b o at er is o p er ati n g a U. S. r e gist er e d or li c e ns e d b o at.
C a n a di a n b o at ers o p er ati n g a C a n a di a n Vess el i n U. S.
w at ers h a v e u p t o 6 0 d a ys c o nti n u o us b ef or e t h e y n e e d t o
m e et U. S. F e d er al a n d St at e r e q uir e m e nts.
B e c a us e t h e C P S- E C P P C O C is a p pr o v e d b y N A S B L A
a n d c arri es t h e N A S B L A a p pr o v al st at e m e nt a n d U S C G

r e c o g niti o n st at e m e nt t h e y s h o ul d b e r e c o g ni z e d a n d a c c e pt e d i n e v er y U. S. St at e a n d Territ or y r e g ar dl ess of
w h et h er or n ot t h e b o at er is o p er ati n g a C a n a di a n or U. S.
v ess el.
H o w e v er, w e a d vis e t h at a n y o n e w h o is g oi n g t o o p er at e a v ess el i n U. S. w at ers c h e c k first wit h t h e i n di vi d u al
St at e(s) w h er e t h e y pl a n t o b o at. Y o u c a n fi n d t h e c o nt a ct
i nf or m ati o n f or e v er y St at e's B o ati n g L a w A d mi nistr at ors
Of fi c e o n li n e.
U. S. e nf or c e m e nt of fi c ers m a y c h o os e n ot t o r e c o g ni z e or
a c c e pt ot h er P C O Cs t h at d o n ot c arr y t his of fi ci al N A S B L A
a n d U S C G a p pr o v al a n d r e c o g niti o n. O n t h e ot h er h a n d
t h e y m a y als o c h o os e t o a c c e pt a n y C a n a di a n P C O C if t h e y
s o wis h es p e ci all y if b o at ers ar e o p er ati n g r es p o nsi bl y.
C a n C P S - E C P i s s u e P C O C r e pl a c e m e nt c a r d s ?
R e c e ntl y I r e c ei v e d a n ot h er q u esti o n r e g ar di n g t h e r e pl a c e m e nt of P C O C c ar ds. C P S- E C P c a n d e fi nit el y r e pl a c e a
P C O C t h at h as b e e n iss u e d b y us. H o w e v er, if a p ers o n
wis h es a r e pl a c e m e nt f or a P C O C t h at w as n ot iss u e d b y
C P S- E C P w e c a n o nl y d o s o if t h e b o at er c a n s h o w pr o of
of b ei n g iss u e d a P C O C a n d us u all y t his is n ot p ossi bl e b e c a us e t h e y h a v e l ost t h eir ori gi n al c ar d. T h os e b o at ers m ust
b e dir e ct e d b a c k t o t h e A p pr o v e d P C O C Pr o vi d er w h o is s u e d t h e c ar d i n t h e first pl a c e. If t h e y d o n't k n o w w h o t h at
w as t h e y c a n g o t o Tr a ns p ort C a n a d a's B o ati n g S af et y i nf o
li n e 1 8 0 0 2 6 7 6 6 8 7. T h e y c a n a c c ess T C's n ati o n al d at a
b as e a n d b e a bl e t o t ell t h e b o at er w hi c h A p pr o v e d Pr o vi d er iss u e d t h eir P C O C a n d t h e b o at er c a n t h e n c o nt a ct
t h at Pr o vi d er.
w w w. c a n a di a n y a c h ti n g. c a

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T h e a c c e pt a n c e of o u r Pl e a s u r e C r aft O p e r at o r C a r d
( P C O C) i n t h e U. S. A.
I oft e n g et as k e d if t h e C P S- E C P P C O C is a c c e pt e d i n
t h e U. S. T h e si m pl e a ns w er is y es b e c a us e t h e C P S- E C P
P C O C c o urs e a n d t h e Tr a ns p ort C a n a d a t esti n g r e q uir e m e nts h a v e b e e n r e vi e w e d a n d a p pr o v e d b y t h e N ati o n al
Ass o ci ati o n of St at e B o ati n g L a w A d mi nistr at ors ( N A S B L A) a n d t h er ef or e r e c o g ni z e d b y t h e U. S. C o ast G u ar d.
T his r e vi e w t a k es pl a c e e v er y t hr e e y e ars a n d t h e C P SE C P P C O C c o urs e h as b e e n i n v ol v e d i n t his r e vi e w pr o c ess f or al m ost 2 0 y e ars. As a r es ult C P S- E C P is p er mitt e d
t o n ot e t h at o n its P C O Cs, c arr y t h e N A S B L A a p pr o v al
l o g o a n d st at e t h at o ur P C O C is r e c o g ni z e d b y t h e U. S.
C o ast G u ar d.
To o ur k n o wl e d g e at pr es e nt t h e C P S- E C P P C O C
c o urs e is t h e o nl y C a n a di a n P C O C t h at h as r e c ei v e d t his
of fi ci al a p pr o v al a n d r e c o g niti o n.


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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Canadian Yachting May 2018

At the Helm: Sit down to read the paper
Special Event: View To A Thrill - 2018 Melges 24 Worlds Preview
Travel Destination: Lake Simcoe and The Trent Severn
Club Profile: Mixing it up at the Newport Yacht Club
The Port Hole: May 2018
Power Review: Scarab 255 Open
Sail Review: Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 440
DIY/Tech: SmartPlug
Crossing the Line: The 60-Year-Old Bird
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - Welcome
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - Cover1
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - Cover2
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 3
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - At the Helm: Sit down to read the paper
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 5
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - Special Event: View To A Thrill - 2018 Melges 24 Worlds Preview
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 7
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 8
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 9
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 10
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 11
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - Travel Destination: Lake Simcoe and The Trent Severn
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Canadian Yachting May 2018 - Club Profile: Mixing it up at the Newport Yacht Club
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Canadian Yachting May 2018 - The Port Hole: May 2018
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Canadian Yachting May 2018 - Power Review: Scarab 255 Open
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Canadian Yachting May 2018 - Sail Review: Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 440
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Canadian Yachting May 2018 - DIY/Tech: SmartPlug
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Canadian Yachting May 2018 - Crossing the Line: The 60-Year-Old Bird
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - Cover3
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