Intermediate Certification & Mileage Builders Courses


This course builds upon the knowledge taught in the basic course. The intermediate course focuses on boat operations, crew management and coastal navigation. You will practice passage planning and have the opportunity to apply the skills learned in the basic coastal navigation course.

Format: Five days & five nights liveaboard program through the Gulf Islands, into Howe Sound or along the Sunshine Coast

Boarding: at 4 pm (Day 1 of course), sail the following day

Prerequesites: ROC (M) VHF licence, Sail Canada Basic Coastal Navigation, Sail Canada Basic Cruising Standard

Recommended: 100nm experience

Certification: Sail Canada Intermediate Cruising Standard or Sail Canada Intermediate Crew Standard

International Certification: In addition to the Sail Canada "Intermediate Cruising Standard" you can register for the International Bare Boat Charter Skipper and ICC certifications issued by IYT (International Yacht Training) for an additional $289



These are mileage building trips wtih no certification
Prerequisites: Not all prereqs on this page apply - see course details.

Van Isle - Inside

  • Vancouver - Port McNeill delivery

Desolation Sound

  • Vancouver start & end

3 Day Cruise & Navigation Practice

  • Vancouver start & end

Discount (if applicable): If you are eligible for a discount, please check the appropriate box. Discount applied at check out.

After registration:
Expect to receive an email with detailed course information within 48 hrs. If you do not receive that email, please contact the school:

PCOC Basic Cruising VHF - ROC(M) Coastal Navigation Basic
Intermediate Cruising ICC Mileage builder Intl. Bareboat Skipper (IYT)
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