Learn Safe and Skillful Use of a Pleasure Craft
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Government Liaison


  1. Ian MacPherson and Jacqueline Randen have been appointed by the Board of Directors to be our liaisons and representatives to various government advisory bodies, Office of Boating Safety, Transport Canada and the Canadian Coast Guard.

Ian and Jacqueline will ensure that the Association and its members are represented and that our concerns regarding pending changes to legislation and regulations are heard.

Board of Directors

  • President: Agathe Gaulin
  • Vice President: Stephen Nash
  • Secretary: David Almond
  • David Martin IE Coordinator
  • Eric Hameister
  • Dave Martin
  • Merion Martin
  • Ian MacPherson
Instructor Evaluators ( I.E.)
  • David Martin, Coordinator
  • Ian MacPherson
  • Dave Martin
  • Jack Dale
  • David Almond
  • Barry Messer

Let us support YOU in experiencing Boating as an enjoyable, exhilarating activity. Our instructional program will ensure you truly enjoy your next adventure on the water.

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Learn to sail. Canadian Recreational Yachting Association


Canadian Recreational Yachting Association Headquarters, Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada

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