Remember This When You’re Selling a Pleasure Craft in Ontario

Parting ways with your vessel can bring forth a lot of bittersweet feelings. On one hand, you might be excited about a new, better boat, but you might also feel weird about letting go of a vessel you were probably attached to. Not to interrupt those conflicted feelings, but if you are selling a pleasure…

How Nova Scotia Boat Registration Can Help You

Are you wondering whether or not registering your Canadian vessel is the right move? Have you considered Nova Scotia boat registration (or registering your vessel anywhere else in Canada) but don’t know if this is the proper course of action? These are common concerns. Over the years, we’ve helped so many vessel owners here at…

Remaining On the Canadian Registry of Vessels When Things Go Awry

Has something recently happened with your vessel that makes you think you’re going to have to change your vessel’s documentation? Does it feel like you should update your documentation with the powers that be but aren’t sure how to do so? This is exactly the kind of concern that we created the National Vessel Registry…

Everything You Need to Know About Interacting With the Boat Registry in BC

Transport Canada’s boat registry exists for a variety of different reasons. On one hand, it is very important for the agency to keep track of the vessels sailing Canadian waters. However, there are plenty of other uses for individual vessel owners. Let us introduce you to what you should know about the boat registry in…

Conveniently Join or Consult the Canadian Ship Registry

If you’ve previously interacted with Transport Canada and their registration systems, you might have heard about the Canadian ship registry. This is where all the information related to registered vessels is stored for reference. It is organized in such a way that the information transcends different owners, making it easy to access information about one…

Keep Your Registration’s Port of Registry Updated at All Time

Your vessel registration will always have to reflect accurate and current information. This means, among other things, that it needs to be tied to the port of registry where you maintain the vessel. Let’s take a closer look at this. Determining Your Port of Registry While you’re not using it, your vessel is most likely…

What You Need to Know About Your Vessel Certificate of Registry

If you’re considering purchasing a vessel, then you’ve probably heard it will be important for you to get a vessel certificate of registry for it. This will arguably be the most important document you get in relation to it, so it’s good to know what you’re getting into. What is Your Vessel Certificate of Registry?…

How to Licence a Vessel in Canada and What Vessels Need to Be Registered

Operating a boat in Canada, just like a car, needs to be done under certain legal and administrative circumstances. It’s important, after all, to know that those operating vessels are qualified to do so, and that the vessel itself is in order. Here’s how to licence a vessel in Canada and how to get a…

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 consult…

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…