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,…

Learn About the Different Types of Boating Licenses in Canada

Have you been wondering exactly which types of boating licenses in Canada you may need? Does it seem like “registration” and “license” are the same thing? If you’re operating a vessel in Canada, you want to be in compliance with the powers that be at all times. “Registration” and “licensing” are not the same thing…

Importing a Boat from Canada to USA During the COVID-19 Pandemic

If you are importing a boat from Canada to USA during the current pandemic, read all you need to know about the requirements to import a boat for personal use across the borders. Complying with documentation is important to get clearance when entering the United States waters. It can take quite some time and distance…

Reasons Why Canadian Vessel Registry is a Legit Option

Have you heard of Canadian Vessel Registry sites but wondered if maybe they aren’t on the “up and up?” Does it seem like there are a lot of sites out there that look like they’re built not to make it easier to register your Canadian vessel, but they’re built to make it easier to take…

Boat Registry Canada: Is the Small Vessel Register Your Best Bet?

Did you recently purchase a boat that isn’t all that big yet you’re planning on using it in a commercial capacity? Have you come into a maritime opportunity with a vessel and want to be sure that you have everything covered before you head out on the water? There have been seemingly boundless opportunities in…

What Vessels Are Eligible For Transport Canada’s Small Vessel Registry

Registering it is an important step in the process of owning a vessel. After all, in accordance with the Canada Shipping Act of 2001, non-recreational vessels need to be registered in order to operate in Canadian waters. Taking this into account, it’s good to know the details of the overall registration process. Like, what kind…

A Quick Introduction to the Canadian Ship Registry

If you’re looking into buying a vessel, then you’ve probably heard of the Canadian ship registry. This is the database kept by Transport Canada with all the registered and licensed vessels that operate in Canadian waters. A lot of people have questions about how this works and how they are supposed to register their specific…

Everything You Need to Know About Joining the Ontario Boat Registry

Many prospective boat owners are familiar with the Ontario boat registry, but they aren’t exactly sure about how to join it or interact with it. Well, here are some basic recommendations on how to approach this matter.   Join the Boat Registry Many people, upon purchasing a vessel, are aware that they need to register…