Training Media Library

The Calgary Power and Sail Squadron is pleased to offer its members access to the video lending library. The rules are simple:
  • Videos and DVD's are available for loan, free of charge, to members.  Please ask at the next social.
  • Sign out in the sign out book. Please include video title, your name, your phone number, date of signout, and video title.
  • Return at the next social.
  • Report any problems with videos and CD's  so we can repair or replace them.
  • Use the honour system to return them.
  • Enjoy the videos and safe boating!
At last count, the CPS Calgary media training library contains 92 VHS, CD, and DVD Titles.


Recent Additions
  • Weather Images & Power Point Presentation
  • CPSS Courses - Radio/Tides & Currents/Navigation Aids  Instruction material
  • West Coast Tides & Currents
  • Discover Sailing
  • Cross Oceans
  • Storm Tactics
  • Powerboat Handling - Twin Screw; maneuvering, docking, wind, current
  • Weather to go boating - recognizing weather signs
  • Heavy weather powerboating; following & head-on seas, rough inlets
  • Advanced heavy weather boat handling; boat handling in a storm
  • Back to Classic Yachting: Cowes
  • Improve your sailing skills: sail trim, draft control, reefing
  • Garmin GPS Instruction Video: eTrex & eTrex summit handheld GPS
  • Annapolis book of seamanship Vol 4 - Navigation. Charts, GPS, radar, tides & currents
  • Living aboard sailboats
  • Spring commissioning & winterizing your boat - tips from the pros
  • Handling your single engine inboard/outboard - backing, docking, turning, launching
  • 100 Sailing Mistakes & how to avoid them - maintenance, safety, navigation
  • Celestial Navigation: Sextant use & noon sun shots
  • Alaska for halibut & salmon - saltwater fishing
  • Pacific Ocean salmon fishing
  • Inspect your rig - sailboat rigging maintenance
  • Handling & anchoring your boat; power and sail

Popular Titles

  • Learning To Sail
  • All About Bouys and Charts (33min)
  • Overboard
  • Trans Atlantic Crossing
  • Sailors Knots and Splices
  • Maritime Rescue (110min)
  • CPS Boating Video
  • Coastal Piloting - a full 2 hour course
  • Handling and Anchoring
  • The Boater's Highway Code Vol 1 - rules of the road
  • Aids To Navigation (20min)
  • Trip To Alaska 1991
  • Engine Maintenance
  • Weather to Go Boating