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The North Shore Squadron is a unit of Pacific Mainland District of Canadian Power & Sail Squadrons We are an organization composed of boating enthusiasts aiming to increase boating safety and enjoyment by providing education regarding seamanship and navigation, for both power-boaters and sail-boaters alike.

The North Shore Power & Sail Squadron is CPS’s newest Squadron; we are an amalgamation of the Capilano, Norvan, and Seymour Squadrons.

We are a charitable, membership based organization and all teaching and all administration is undertaken on a volunteer basis.

Membership is not restricted to boat owners, nor owners of large yachts. In a nutshell, we are a dedicated group interested in increasing safety and pleasure on the waterways, through education.


Don’t be



Take a Course

“…this beginning motion, this first time when a sail truly filled and the boat took life and knifed across the lake under perfect control, this was so beautiful it stopped my breath…”


Gary Paulsen (Caught by the Sea)

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”

Mark Twain

“There’s nothing––absolutely nothing––half so much worth doing as messing about in boats.”


Kenneth Grahame (The Wind In The Willows)


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