Reduce your risk, Increase your confidence on the water

West Coast Powerboat Handling since 1994.


Jimmy Watt

Now retired

Residence - North Vancouver, BC


Languages: Spanish (fluent), English (fluent)




*    Argentine Coast Guard (Prefectura Naval Argentina) 

*    Basic Boating, Canadian Power & Sail Squadron 

*    Restricted Radio Operator Certificate, Marine (Industry Canada) 

*    Restricted Radio Operator Certificate, Aeronautical & Land (Industry Canada) 

*    Instructor & Examiner, Restricted Radio Operator Certificate, Industry Canada 

*    Seamanship Power, Canadian Power & Sail Squadron  

*    Marine Maintenance, Canadian Power & Sail Squadron  

*    Advanced Piloting, Canadian Power & Sail Squadron 

*    Basic Search & Rescue (SAR) Course, Canadian Coast Guard Auxiliary (CCGA)  

*    Crew Level I, CCGA 

*    Crew Level II, CCGA  

*    C. Coast Guard RHIOT (Rigid Hull Inflatable Operations Training, Bamfield, B.C) 

*    Practical Use of Radar, Pacific Marine Training Institute 

*    Hazardous Materials Emergency Response, Pacific Marine Training Institute 

*    Marine Incident Managers Course, Justice Institute of BC 

*    CSC I, Captain Small Craft, Pacific Marine Training Institute 

*    Critical Incident Stress (CIS) Peer Debriefing Course, CCGA 

*    Aircraft Ditching, Evacuations & Emergency Procedures, Canadian Airlines Int’l,             

             (Vancouver International Airport, 1992/ 1995 & 1998) 

*    Basics of Oil Spill Response, CCG (1996 & 2001) 

*    Oil Spill Response, (Fraser & Thompson Rivers, Alberta & B.C), Trans Mountain Pipe Line. 

*    Oil Spill Response, (Mackenzie River, NWT), Enbridge Pipelines (NW) Inc. 

*    Incident Command System (ICS) I-100, I-200, I-300 

*    Zone Incident Coordinator, CCGA(P) 

*    Instructor, Units 1 & 2, CCGA(P) 

*    Advanced Rescue Trainer/Evaluator ARTE, CCG 

*    C. Coast Guard Pleasure Craft Courtesy Examiner (CE) 

*    C. Coast Guard Auxiliary Vessel Inspector (AVI) 

*    Radio Operator Certificate-Maritime (DSC) Instructor/Examiner – Industry Canada 







*   Retired as Director, Chief Instructor, West Coast Powerboat Handling 

*   Instructor/ Examiner, ROC-M(DSC) Marine VHF Radio, Industry Canada 

*   Instructor/ Examiner, Transport Canada Basic Safety & Operator Proficiency 

MED A-3 Certificates 

*   Instructor/ Examiner, Transport Canada Small Non-Pleasure Vessel Operator Proficiency SVOP 

*   Member of the C.M.A.C (Canadian Marine Advisory Council). 

*   Member of the Canadian Power Squadron 




A Transport Canada Recognized Institution for
SDV-BS and SVOP courses.

Recognized Examiner for

Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada
and CPS-ECP. 

Sail Canada - Senior Powerboat & Senior Cruising Instructor Evaluator and Member School.