CPS-ECP Wins Four Canadian Safe Boating Awards

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From Left to Right. Mike Smith, Bob Brandenstein, John Hinksman, Gavin England and Joseph Gatfield. From Left to Right. Mike Smith, Bob Brandenstein, John Hinksman, Gavin England and Joseph Gatfield.

The Canadian Safe Boating Awards (CASBAs) are like the Golden Globe awards of safe boating. On January 11th the Canadian Safe BoatingCouncil hosted the annual CASBA gala to recognize the efforts of the general public, volunteers, professionals, companies, agencies and organizations that have distinguished themselves in the fields of boating safetyand environmental stewardship duringthe 2014 boating season. The winners were selected from a host of nominations received from the public at large, covering boating safety stories from British Columbia to Quebec. Canadian Power and Sail Squadron members, volunteers and safety partners won four awards! Bravo, Zulu, details here:

Stearns Rescue of the Year: Gavin England
, Victoria Power and Sail Squadron Gavin England, is a 13 year old boy who was prawning in BC with his 77 year old grandfather. Their boat sank and Gavin, refusing…

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