Making Things Easier on You In Regards to Transport Canada

Transport Canada has many responsibilities, to put it mildly. They handle so much for our country, in terms of oversight, registration, and more. The truth is that while they do a great job, it’s entirely possible that things “slip through the cracks” with them, from time to time. We know that some vessel owners can…

What Is (and Isn’t) in a Name: Naming Your Canadian Ship

Have you been trying to figure out the perfect name for your Canadian ship? Are you almost done with the registration process and are determining what’s just right for your vessel? The name of your boat is more important than you might realize for any number of reasons. It’s fun to think about and, if…

Dealing With Transport Canada Even While You’re in Transport

Have you ever had to cancel or put off something because you needed to fill out your vessel documentation? Did you ever find yourself thinking (even if you were unable to say it) “listen, I’d love to, but I’ve got to take care of these boat documentation forms”? Here at our site, we believe that…

How to Acquire a Pleasure Craft Licence

Many people today look for the opportunity to purchase a boat for personal uses. You yourself might be looking for the chance to get out on the water so that they can go fish, swim, travel to different places, or just enjoy hours or days out in the sea. If you have the means to…

I am Starting a Boat Tour Business. What Documents Do I need?

A boat tour business will be deemed a commercial operation under the Canada Shipping Act, 2001 and therefore subject to different rules, unlike the transport Canada pleasure craft licence, which is quite easy to obtain. Any waterborne enterprise opened for the express purpose of making profit comes under the banner of commercial. The certification and…

Beyond Transport Canada Documentation: Staying Safe on the Water

Filling out the proper Transport Canada documentation is the responsibility of every vessel owner. It’s a chore, but one that has to be done, and at our site, we make it as easy as can be. Another responsibility of every vessel owner: safety. That’s always true but especially so while COVID-19 is still out there.…

Changing the Name of a Boat the Right Way

Some things are meant to last forever. Some folks get tattoos, permanently changing their bodies. Some buy their dream homes, the place where they plan to spend the rest of their days. When folks get married, they do so for the rest of their lives. But, life can change things. Sometimes, what’s meant to last…