Covid-19 update on exam procedures

On-line study is a great way to make good use of social isolation and to prepare for the time when you can get out on the water to take a course. An issue was , however,  that previously you needed to meet face to face with an examiner or proctor to take the exam.

We are pleased to announce that we now have agreement to remotely administer the Radio Operators Certificate exam by video conferencing/Skype or FaceTime without the need for you to leave your home or meet with an examiner in person

We are actively working on ways to administer the Sail Canada exams in a similar fashion without the need for personal contact.


Collaboration with Humber Bay Sailing Centre

Category : Site Updates

Students taking HBSC courses now have the option of taking online courses through LTCO.  For details, please see:  http://learntocruiseonline/hbsc


Advanced Course in St. Vincent

Category : Sailing News , Site Updates

Advanced course in St. Vincent and the Grenadines in February 2019

We are holding an  Advanced Course Leading to Sail Canada Advanced Cruising in St. Vincent in co-operation with Barefoot Offshore Sailing School February 10-16 2019.

It is also possible to get ASA 106 On this course.

For details of the certification and prerequisites see the  Advanced Cruising Standard

More information is on this website http://www.learntocruise.ca/learn/advanced/

Email us or use the contact form http://www.learntocruise.ca/boss1/

 


LTCO Intermediate Navigation Practice Exam is now available

Category : Site Updates

LearnToCruiseOnline is pleased to announce the addition of an online practice exam to our online Intermediate Navigation course.  The practice exam enables candidates to test their knowledge before scheduling the official Sail Canada exam!  Click here for more details.


LTCO Update: Maritime Radio Practice Exam is now available

Category : Site Updates

LearnToCruiseOnline is pleased to announce the addition of an online practice exam to our online VHF radio course.  The practice exam enables candidates to test their knowledge before scheduling the official Transport Canada exam!  Click here for more details.


LTCO Update: Practice exams now live for Basic and Intermediate Cruising

Category : Site Updates

LTCO subscribers working through the Ashore Knowledge modules for Basic or Intermediate Cruising now have access to an online practice exam.  The practice exam questions offer questions that are similar to, but different from, the official exam questions.  This provides you with an opportunity to test your knowledge before taking the official Sail Canada exam.  For details, visit:

Basic Cruising

Intermediate Cruising


LCTO Update: Intermediate Coastal and Electronic Navigation course is now available

Category : Site Updates

LearnToCruiseOnline is pleased to announce the availability of our online Intermediate Coastal and Electronic Navigation course.  Graduates of this course will be awarded Sail Canada’s Intermediate Coastal Navigation standard.  In addition, the course also covers various electronic navigation topics that are beyond the current standard.  Intermediate Coastal and Electronic Navigation is priced at $150, which to our knowledge provides excellent value relative to alternatives, with the added benefit that you can learn from the comfort of your home, office, or boat!  Click here for more details.


LTCO Update: Online VHF radio course is now available

Category : Site Updates

LearnToCruiseOnline is pleased to announce the availability of our online VHF radio course.  To legally operate a marine VHF radio in Canada, boaters are required to have a Restricted Operator Certificate (Maritime).  LCTO’s online course is priced at $145, which now includes the official text, with the added benefit that you can learn from the comfort of your home, office, or boat!  Click here for more details.


LCTO Update: Updated Basic Coastal Navigation Resources

Category : Site Updates

We are pleased to announce that Jamie Gordon, author of the Student Notes and Exercises for Basic Coastal Navigation has provided an updated version of the Notes, Exercises and Appendices.  If you are starting a course in 2018, you should use the new version of the documents.  The old versions are still available for download for continuity if you have already started a course using the older versions

The new version addresses updates to the Basic Coastal Navigation standard that became effective in 2017.

The Session pages have been updated with references to both the older and newer versions of the notes.


LTCO Update: Intermediate Cruising Ashore Knowledge

Category : Site Updates

LTCO’s  Intermediate Cruising Ashore Knowledge Module is now available!  If you are thinking about taking an Intermediate course in future, this will help you prepare for the course and for the official Sail Canada Intermediate Cruising Ashore Knowledge exam.  With this work behind you, you’ll get a lot more out of your afloat experience!


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