Canadian Power and Sail Squadrons (CPS)

Escadrilles canadiennes de plaisance (ECP)

CPS-ECP Vision, Mission and Values

(Approved by the CPS-ECP Board of Directors, June 14, 2016)

Vision – what we are

“A committed community of experienced boaters inspiring others to adopt a safe boating attitude through education and training”

Mission – what we do to achieve our vision

  • We teach safe boating practices and proper navigational techniques
  • We promote the cause of boating safety by creating a safe boating ethic
  • We advance the cause of boating safety in cooperation with other agencies and organizations
  • We keep our Member and Volunteer community strong through ongoing social interaction and enjoyment

Values – what keeps us strong


  • Boating safety is of prime importance
  • We encourage the boating experience as a safe and enjoyable recreation


  • Our CPS-ECP Boating Courses are of high quality and provide good value
  • We are leaders in safe boating education
  • We embrace changes in boating education and practices


  • We depend on volunteers of all ages, levels of experience and skill
  • We enjoy our interactions with our fellow volunteers and members


  • We believe in boating in an environmentally responsible manner

Visit Canadian Power and Sail Squadrons for complete organization information.