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2019
January 2019

Radio Operators Course  ::  Educational Opportunities


Radio Operators Course

This course offered by Oak Bay Power and Sail Squadron includes the book and CD which covers the new Digital Selective calling and will prepare you to write the exam for the Restricted Operator Certificate (Maritime) with DSC Endorsement.

To operate a maritime radio, you need the certificate. It is the law! The Maritime Radio course teaches emergency radio procedures, as well as 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.

Where : Royal Victoria Yacht Club, 3475 Ripon Road, (Discovery Room)

When : Mondays, Jan 14, 21 and 28, 2019 at 7pm (3 classes)

Total Cost:  $95.00

Information or Registration : Alex Kerr, 250-294-4108 or  or register online by clicking here.

Marine Electronics: Personal Observations, Experiences and Opinions  ::  Educational Opportunities


RVYC Monthly Presentation Series

Marine Electronics: Personal Observations, Experiences and Opinions by Roger C. Palmer

An educational event for members and their guests in the Main Lounge - registration not required. 


The event was video-recorded, and is now available for viewing  at: https://youtu.be/LRQfRjjKmSI


Our presenter this evening is Roger Palmer, who has belonged to RVYC for 25 years. 

Roger has extensive boating experience: power, sail, racing, cruising, coastal, inland, and offshore.  He is an electronic engineer, and has worked at (or founded) several "high tech" companies.

Roger has been designing, using, or specifying marine electronics for almost 60 years, and he has monitored developments in the industry for much of its existence.

Tonight's presentation will follow Roger's involvement in the field from the late 50's, and will focus on equipment that he has installed and used on his various boats over the years up to the present day. He promises to include lots of personal opinions as he tells the story!


 Marine Electronics


 

CPR Training Course - CANCELLED  ::  Educational Opportunities


Please note the CPR 'C' Course on January 19 has been cancelled.

We hope to schedule another course soon - dates pending. 


CPR 'C' Course: this hands-on course covers prevention, recognition and treatment of heart attack, angina, and stroke.

Participants will also review emergency scene management, recognition, and treatment for conscious and unconscious choking emergencies, adult/child/infant CPR, and the use of an Automated External Defibrillator.


Learn the latest recommendations for CPR and resuscitation on Saturday, January 19. 0830 -13:00. 

$55 per person.

Radio Operators Course  ::  Educational Opportunities


Radio Operators Course

This course offered by Oak Bay Power and Sail Squadron includes the book and CD which covers the new Digital Selective calling and will prepare you to write the exam for the Restricted Operator Certificate (Maritime) with DSC Endorsement.

To operate a maritime radio, you need the certificate. It is the law! The Maritime Radio course teaches emergency radio procedures, as well as 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.

Where : Royal Victoria Yacht Club, 3475 Ripon Road, (Discovery Room)

When : Mondays, Jan 14, 21 and 28, 2019 at 7pm (3 classes)

Total Cost:  $95.00

Information or Registration : Alex Kerr, 250-294-4108 or  or register online by clicking here.

Cruising Planning Meeting  ::  Cruising & Dinners


Cruising Planning Meeting

January 24, 7:00pm - 9:00pm 

Would you like to be involved in planning new cruising adventures for RVYC in 2019? Or do you want to know more about the Club's Cruising Program? If so, please join us in the Main Lounge on January 24 from 7-9pm to learn more and share your ideas.

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Robbie Burns Night  ::  Cruising & Dinners


Robbie Burns Night

Saturday, January 26, 2019 at 5:30pm

$50 inclusive per person.

 Robbie Burns Night 2019

Radio Operators Course  ::  Educational Opportunities


Radio Operators Course

This course offered by Oak Bay Power and Sail Squadron includes the book and CD which covers the new Digital Selective calling and will prepare you to write the exam for the Restricted Operator Certificate (Maritime) with DSC Endorsement.

To operate a maritime radio, you need the certificate. It is the law! The Maritime Radio course teaches emergency radio procedures, as well as 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.

Where : Royal Victoria Yacht Club, 3475 Ripon Road, (Discovery Room)

When : Mondays, Jan 14, 21 and 28, 2019 at 7pm (3 classes)

Total Cost:  $95.00

Information or Registration : Alex Kerr, 250-294-4108 or  or register online by clicking here.

February 2019

Club & Foreshore CLOSED - Family Day  ::  Statutory Holidays in BC

Please note the Club and Foreshore will be closed on Monday, February 18 for Family Day. 

Racing Rules with Mike Turner - Basic  ::  Educational Opportunities


Racing Rules (Basic) presented by Mike Turner

An educational event for members and their guests - registration not required. 

Wednesday, February 20 at 7:30pm in the Main Lounge.

racing rules basic


 

Racing Rules with Mike Turner - Advanced  ::  Educational Opportunities


Racing Rules (Advanced) presented by Mike Turner

An educational event for members and their guests - registration not required. 

Thursday, February 21 at 7pm in the Main Lounge.

racing rules advanced