What You Need to Get Your Boat Registration in Ontario in Order

Every boat owner in the province knows that in order to operate your commercial vessel legally, you will need to get your boat registration in Ontario in order. If you are unsure about a specific process related to your registration, here’s a quick breakdown of some of the most common related forms and applications. Initial…

What is a Pleasure Craft Licence? We Have All the Answers For You

Plenty of recreational vessel owners ask us whether or not they have to register their boat with Transport Canada, to which we often say “no, but you will need a pleasure craft licence”. More often than not their response is, well, “what is a pleasure craft licence?” Well, if you too have this question, don’t…

Transport Canada Boat Registration and The Basics of Applying

As a vessel owner, you are probably aware that there are certain registration guidelines that you will need to comply with in order to legally set sail. However, a lot of people find the Transport Canada boat registration procedures to be quite complicated and confusing, which is why we want to help you get everything…

Why Complying with the Canada Shipping Act of 2001 is so Important

If you have ever wondered what is the point of all the requirements and bureaucratic processes asked of boat owners, allow us to explain why complying with the Canada Shipping Act of 2001. Complying With the Canada Shipping Act of 2001 The piece of legislature known as the Canada Shipping Act of 2001 was introduced…

Different Instances of a Transport Canada Boat Transfer of Ownership

It’s always very important to make sure that your boat registration with Transport Canada is always up to date and reflective of the actual conditions of the vessel. So, if you are selling the boat to someone else, you are going to need to go through the necessary process to pass the ownership onto someone…

Pleasure Craft License Application & Everything You Need to Submit

One of the most common procedures when it comes to boating documentation with Transport Canada will be the pleasure craft license application. You will need to submit this when you have a pleasure craft that you don’t have to register. This is a fairly easy process, but it can get a bit complicated if you’re…

Importing a Boat Trailer Into Canada Doesn’t Have to Be Complicated

Importing something into the country will always call for some paperwork, but the added logistic issues of importing a vehicle make it all the more complicated. Importing a boat trailer into Canada is not exactly an easy process, but just because it involves a lot of different steps. As long as you know what to…

How to Register a Vessel in Canada According to Each Situation

Despite the nature of any such bureaucratic processes, figuring out how to register a vessel in Canada doesn’t have to be that difficult. In fact, it can be quite simple. Now, there will be a variety of circumstances under which the process will be slightly different. Let’s go over some of these. How to Register…

How and Where Should the Pleasure Craft Number Be Displayed

It’s very important that, should you purchase a pleasure craft number, you have its documentation in place. After all, your pleasure craft licence will be the document that officially ties you to the vessel in legal ownership terms. Now, this process might come with a lot of trouble for a lot of people. You might…

Importing a Boat Into Canada is a Delicate Step by Step Process

When importing a boat into Canada, it will be very important for you to make sure the process goes smoothly at every step of the way. After all, you don’t want to realize you made a mistake when you’ve already settled in Canada with the boat you crossed the border with. Let’s go over what…