- Be not less than 18 years of age; hold a valid operator card
- Have successfully completed a basic standard or marine first aid course (including CPR) and hold a valid certificate issued by the St. John Ambulance Association or an equivalent body;
- Possess good general knowledge of safety, emergency procedures, and of the hazards associated with a recreational boating training operation; and
- If operating a motorized vessel, have basic knowledge of engine repair.
International Sail & Power Academy Inc requirements:
- Compete the FORM and provide the application fee.
- Provide evidence of previous or current instructor certification with a Recreational Boating/Training Organization e.g. NOLS, CYA, RYA, US SAIL, ASA, and Canadian and US Power Squadrons, 60 or 100 ton liscense.
- Provide evidence of previous instructor/teaching experience and sailing or power boating experience.
- Complete the Manuals Assessments up to the levels you wish to teach
- Pay for and pass the online student exams up to the levels you wish to teach.
- Complete application and provide the Instructor fee (annual)
Option 1– A previously certified instructor with International Sail & Power Association , NOLS, RYA, Sail Canada etc.
Option 2 – If not a previously certified instructor with any Organization
International Sail & Power Academy Inc ISPA Registered Instructor wallet cards
will be issued when qualified.