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A Guide to Everything You Need to Know About Licensing a Boat in BC

A Guide to Everything You Need to Know About Licensing a Boat in BC

If you own or are looking to own a pleasure craft, then you’re probably aware of the importance of licensing a boat in BC. This will, after all, provide you with a proof of ownership at an official capacity and a permit of sorts to operate without the need for registration. Keeping your license valid…

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Transfer of Canadian Registration

Transfer of Canadian Registration

If any changes are to occur regarding the ownership of the vessel, be that a sale, a transfer, or a shared deal, you will need to go through the corresponding administrative process. This, known as a transfer of Canadian registration, will make the process official and make sure the record reflects accurate information. Let’s go…

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When to File for a Transport Canada Boat Transfer of Ownership

When to File for a Transport Canada Boat Transfer of Ownership

The ownership of a vessel always needs to be backed by its official registration. This means that should any changes in the ownership occur, you will need to submit the corresponding form. When these changes pertain to switching, adding, or removing owners from the registration, you will need to pass a form for a Transport…

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Are You Importing a Vessel Into Canada?

Are You Importing a Vessel Into Canada?

Buying a boat from a foreign vendor will involve importing a vessel into Canada, which is far from a complicated process. Well, at least it shouldn’t be one if you keep in mind every step of the process. Let’s take a look at everything you should pay attention to as part of this process. Importing…

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Vessel Query System and Joining and Consulting Transport Canada’s

Vessel Query System and Joining and Consulting Transport Canada’s

When it comes to keeping boating registration and licenses in order, it’s fairly easy to get lost in terms of what you’ve already done, what the previous owner did, and what else you need to keep track of. There are, of course, mechanisms in place when it comes to helping you deal with all that.…

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Do You Need Registered Pleasure Craft?

Do You Need Registered Pleasure Craft?

Boat registration in Canada is fairly simple, but the ensuing processes and applications can quickly make it seem very complicated. For example, many people think it’s necessary to have a registered pleasure craft in order to operate it. This is partially correct, but there is actually a bit of a difference. Do You Need a…

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The Differences of Recreational and Commercial Boat License in Canada

The Differences of Recreational and Commercial Boat License in Canada

Getting your boat documentation with Transport Canada can be quite a complicated process if you don’t have the proper guidance. Pleasure craft owners wonder if they have to register their boat and operators ask if they need to get a commercial boat license in Canada. Who can answer these questions? Well, us. Our team is…

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Transport Canada Canoe Regulations and Necessary Equipment

Transport Canada Canoe Regulations and Necessary Equipment

You are probably well aware of Transport Canada’s requirements in terms of documentation and registration, but there are also certain regulations that will be oriented towards safety precautions. For example, if you’re going to be using a paddle craft or a canoe, or essentially anything that requires paddling or similar manual labor, you will have…

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