Bruce Stott (Street Articles Author)
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1980 - Present GULF ISLANDS CRUISING SCHOOL LTD. Co-Owner/Operator Teaching Canadian Yachting Association Basic, Intermediate, Advanced Cruising, Powerboat and Coastal Navigation Standards

Author of Coastal Navigation Home-Study course in 1986 and Boating FAQ's ebook.

Teaching power boat handling on vessels from 19'-86', single, twin and triple engines

Operated a bareboat charter fleet of up to 17 vessels, both power and sail, ranging in length from 25' to 47'

CANADIAN POWER & SAIL SQUADRONS -Life Member

Certificates achieved: Boating, Seamanship Sail, Advanced Piloting, Marine Electronics, Instructor Training, Weather

Past Commander and Training Officer National Staff Commander on Seamanship Sail Committee. Instructor for Boating, Instructor Training, Advanced Piloting, Weather, Seamanship Sail and Boatwise

1997 - Present Senior Instructor with West Coast Powerrboat Handling teaching small vessel operators to Transport Canada commercial standards

1988 Transport Canada - Master, Small Passenger Craft, 40 Tons, 40 Passengers CYA Coastal Yachtmaster

Tides When Navigating In Coastal Waters
If you are navigating a boat in coastal waters, then you need to be aware of the rise and fall of the tides. I will discuss the definition and importance of knowing the tides, where to find tidal information, and how to read the publication, Tide and Current Tables. Definitions…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Boating   Nov 16, 2012  
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Tidal Currents When Navigating Coastal Waters
If you are navigating a boat in coastal waters, then you need to be aware of tidal currents. I will discuss the definition and importance of knowing the currents, where to find current information, and using the current tables. After reading this article, you should be able to read the…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Boating   Nov 14, 2012  
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