Master Instructor – Craig Hamilton

Craig Hamilton, Instructor

Craig Hamilton, Instructor

Craig Hamilton, Instructor

Craig Hamilton, Instructor First Aid and CPR Training

Powerboat and Sailing Instructor

Craig is an RYA Yachtmaster, trained and licenced in Falmouth, England. A seasoned and well-travelled skipper, Craig has accumulated thousands of sea miles under both power and sail including the waters of the Atlantic, Pacific, Eastern Caribbean, Panama Canal, Great Lakes, St. Lawrence and Ontario’s cottage country.

An accomplished sailor, seasoned racer and expert boat-handler, Craig will provide fun and informative boating instruction to you, your family and your friends. Whether you are new to boating or an experienced helmsman, there’s always something more you can learn with Craig!

“Our goal at is to help you to become a competent, confident boater through professional instruction from licensed, insured, experienced instructors. We create a comfortable and safe learning environment for you and we work at your pace. We’ll teach you and your crew how to get back on the dock safely and smartly.”

– Master Instructor Craig Hamilton

In August of 2014, Craig founded, a Canadian Red Cross approved course provider. As an experienced First Aid and CPR instructor, Craig is teaching Red Cross courses across the GTA and in surrounding communities, including the Transport Canada recognized MARINE BASIC FIRST AID course for the boating environment. Please take a moment to visit the website at for information on Red Cross First Aid and CPR courses for work, home, or play!


  • RYA Yachtmaster – Royal Yachting Association, England
  • S.V.O.P. – Transport Canada
  • Port Facility Security Officer/Ship Security Officer – Transport Canada
  • Agent/Examiner – Toronto Port Authority
  • ROC-M Instructor – CPS
  • Recognized Examiner (ROC-M) Industry Canada
  • Instructor/Examiner Affiliate (PCOC) BOATsmart! Canada
  • Basic Cruising Instructor – Sail Canada
  • MED A3 Safety Training – Transport Canada
  • STCW95 Safety Training
  • Canadian Red Cross First Aid Instructor
  • PADI Divemaster

Power Boating Canada Magazine

Be sure to check out PBC for Craig’s column, Better Boat Handling. Each issue contains tips on docking and close quarters maneuvering for power boaters. Check out this link to Maneuvering with Twin Stern Drives

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