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

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

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

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…

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

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

Nova Scotia Boat Registration

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

Canadian Registry of Vessels

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

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

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

Port of Registry

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

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?…