Staying Warm and Documentation for a Canadian Boat: What You Need

So many of our blogs are based around discussing what kind of documentation for a Canadian boat you need. While we always stress the importance of documentation, it’s not the only thing you need for your vessel. You need to always boat safely, too. The appropriate vessel documentation can keep you legally safe on the…

How to Calculate the Tonnage Measurements of Your Vessel

Before you get set to submit the information for vessel registration to your boat in Canada, there are some things that you need to be aware of so you are less likely to have issues with your application and cause further delays in the process. Familiarizing yourself with the paperwork is always a good idea…

Certification of Vessels and you: Always Compliant

You have a checklist before you take your vessel out of port. Depending on your vessel and the circumstances, before you leave you may check the engine, fuel, weather, crew, plan, course, and the like. You do that for safety so that you’re prepared for any eventuality. Understanding that nothing is promised on the water,…

A Vessel Registry Query is Easy to Do

There are all kinds of significant investments you will make in your life. Buying a home, getting a luxury car, or investing in a business are just a few of those moves you might do at some point. Before going into any of them, you most likely do all your research, get all the facts,…

Transport Canada: the Right Knowledge and Access

Transport Canada provides Canadians quite a few resources, but they aren’t always simple to deal with. If you’ve ever had to deal with their licensing and registration rules for vessel owners before, then you may have discovered how their processes can be a bit counter-intuitive and somewhat opaque. After years of frustration, we came to…

Canada Shipping Act and How it Relates to You

The Canadian Shipping Act affects you every time you and your watercraft head out onto the water. That’s not even an exaggeration. Even if you haven’t heard of the Act since history class (or even then) it’s actually one of the most important pieces of legislation having to do with boating in Canada. If you’re…