Canadian Register of Vessels Join, Consult, or Request Information

The Canadian Register of vessels exists to keep a comprehensive list of the national vessels navigating our country’s waters. In doing so, this allows citizens and vessel owners to keep track of the documentation corresponding to their vessel across different ownerships and registration periods. Whether you are looking to register your own vessel or to…

Importing a Used Boat from USA to Canada is a Step by Step Process

When importing a used boat from the USA to Canada, you need to keep in mind that certain aspects of the process are going to be very delicate. If you want to make sure that the overall cooperation goes smoothly, we have a good breakdown of what you should keep in mind. Importing a Used…

Transport Canada Vessel Registration for New and Used Boats

It’s key that boat owners keep in mind that they need to have their registration in order whenever they are making use of their boats, particularly if they are being used for commercial purposes. If you have any questions about how you can get your Transport Canada vessel registration, allow us to guide you through…

Brief Guide on How to Import a Boat From the USA to Canada

So, when it comes to importing a boat, there will always be work involved. Here in Canada, it’s particularly common to import a boat from the USA since it’s just across the border. This process will have a few different stages that should be sure to follow for a smooth process.  Import a Boat From…

A Vessel Name Query that Works: Transcripts and Historical Research

Are you trying to find out more about a vessel that you’re interested in purchasing, but can’t find an information source you trust? Does it seem like when you do a vessel name query you can’t find the data you need? Here at the National Vessel Registry Center Corp., we have two different forms that…

Planning to Buy a Boat? Key Things to Remember

You have finally saved enough to buy that boat you always dreamed of owning. Now, the question is how to go about it. Unlike buying a family car, which entails a simple process, purchasing a boat for whatever reason requires a greater understanding of technicalities and marine transport regulations involved. To help you navigate through…

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…

Get a Transport Canada Pleasure Craft License

The time may be right for you to take the plunge and buy that recreational boat you have always wanted. You know that you, your family, and friends would all enjoy spending time on the lakes and rivers throughout the year. Think of all the fun you would have fishing, water skiing, travelling to new…