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How to Write a Bill of Sale for a Boat in Canada (2022 Update)

How to Write a Bill of Sale for a Boat in Canada (2022 Update)

Next year is just around the corner and the time has come to achieve the promises we made to move on after another rocky year of pandemics. Learn how to write a bill of sale for a boat for 2022 if you are looking on selling yours in an orderly manner. There might be lots…

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Registering a Boat in Canada for the First Time: Forms, Fees, & More

Registering a Boat in Canada for the First Time: Forms, Fees, & More

Have you found the ship you were looking for after so many years? It sure feels good to buy a boat that may join you for a long time. Registering a boat is important so you can comply with Canadian authorities and get waterborne as soon as possible. You must carry your vessel’s documentation at…

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Why Did Transport Canada Ban Boats in Flooded Areas of B.C.?

Why Did Transport Canada Ban Boats in Flooded Areas of B.C.?

Recent floods in British Columbia have caused quite a chaotic situation for thousands of people. While many civilians are using their vessels to help the community, Transport Canada has passed a ban on non-essential boats that creates even more annoyance to an already drastic scenario. The flood wreaked havoc all across the province as entire…

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Is The Canadian Government Considering Charging for a Vessel License?

Is The Canadian Government Considering Charging for a Vessel License?

Abandoned and dilapidated ships all along Canada’s bays and shores have become a real concern as the problem keeps growing every year. A fee for vessel license Canada is considered as it could arise responsibility among boat owners, as well as to help funding removal of derelict ships. Local marine advocacy groups point out that…

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Shipping a Boat from USA to Canada: Costs & Other Details

Shipping a Boat from USA to Canada: Costs & Other Details

It can take quite (and distance) a while to find the boat of your dreams. If you bought your ship right across the border down south, learn all about shipping a boat from USA to Canada safely and securely. It will save you time and worries, and will also help to protect your vessel. Occasionally,…

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Do I Need To Be Vaccinated To Navigate to Canada?

Do I Need To Be Vaccinated To Navigate to Canada?

From October 30 onwards, every single person who travels or works on federal public service and federal-regulated transportation services is required to be vaccinated. This applies to everyone boarding a Canadian vessel, be it a passenger or an employee. The Canadian federal government has established mandatory vaccination as of the ongoing COVID-19 worldwide pandemic to…

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Can I Live in a Canadian Vessel?

Can I Live in a Canadian Vessel?

The rising price for renting or buying a house in Many Canadian cities seems to be a never-ending story. People are actually choosing to live in a Canadian vessel, becoming what is called a ‘liveaboard’. Some can’t just fight any longer with real estate abusive prices and decide to live inside a ship. Life in…

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Importing a Vessel into Canada: A Basic Guide

Importing a Vessel into Canada: A Basic Guide

In case you are a non- Canadian resident and want to enter Canada through international waters, you must learn the right way to do it. Importing a vessel into Canada can be achieved by complying with the authorities’ requirements to do so. This guide provides information on the temporary importation and retention of foreign vessels…

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