Get Your Pleasure Craft Licence For Your Recreational Boat

In order to be able to operate your recreational vessel comfortably and in accordance with Canadian boating regulations, you will need to have a pleasure craft licence. So, if you’re unsure about how to get yours, allow us to guide you through it. What is a Pleasure Craft Licence? Here in Canada, a licence for…

Learn the Difference Between License and Registration With Transport Canada

Properly documenting your vessel, like most bureaucratic processes, might seem complicated at first, but it doesn’t have to be. The thing that a lot of vessel owners get stuck on is the difference between license and registration. Which one should they get? What will the process look like for your particular vessel? Here’s a brief…

Do You Need Registered Pleasure Craft?

Boat registration in Canada is fairly simple, but the ensuing processes and applications can quickly make it seem very complicated. For example, many people think it’s necessary to have a registered pleasure craft in order to operate it. This is partially correct, but there is actually a bit of a difference. Do You Need a…

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…

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 for. This is a fairly easy process, but it can get a bit complicated if…

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…

The First Steps Toward a Canadian Pleasure Craft Licence

Are you getting ready to make a move to buy your first boat? Having a fun recreational vessel that you can take out and enjoy whenever you want is something special. Spending your free time on the countless lakes, rivers, and waterways in Canada will give you a sense of accomplishment, as well as the…

How To File For A Pleasure Craft Licence In Ontario

When you are operating a pleasure craft during your leisure hours in Canadian waters, you will need to make sure that you have obtained the right kinds of license. There are plenty of risks around in the open water, from high waves to other sailors, and so it is necessary for you to be clearly…