Transport Canada: Regulations for Pleasure Crafts

Transport Canada

If you operate a pleasure craft in Canada, you need to learn what Transport Canada says about compliance. The governmental department manages transport in Canada covering the regulation of marine, air, rail, and road activities. It operates through the country’s Minister of Transport. Transport Canada: Pleasure Craft Rules To learn more about the legal operation…

How To Rename A Boat Legally In Canada

how to rename a boat legally

Though certain seafaring superstitions would deem renaming your boat bad luck, sometimes it needs to be done. If you are going this route, understanding how to rename a boat legally is important. Maybe the boat you recently purchased has a name that means something to the previous owner but doesn’t hold much weight with you.…

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

shipping a boat from USA to Canada

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

types of boating licenses

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

importing a boat from Canada to USA

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

canadian vessel registry

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?

Boat Registry Canada

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…