Summer 2022 Gift Ideas for Boat Lovers

Is there someone in your life that loves boats but you aren’t sure what to buy for them? Or, alternatively, are you looking for something special to make you enjoy your summer boating that much more yet aren’t sure what it is? Now is the time of year to buy gifts for someone who truly…

Is It Mandatory To Have a Certificate of Registry in Canada?

Have you been wondering whether or not you need to have a Certificate of Registry for your Canadian vessel? Did you read that some vessels have licenses and some have registration and you aren’t sure which is right for your vessel? The truth is that, yes, some vessels need to have such a certificate. But,…

All You Need to Know About the Canadian Vessel Registry

Every boat needs to get its proper paperwork done to legally operate in Canada. Depending on its measures, you might need to register it in the Canadian Vessel Registry. However, not all boats fit in that specific registry. That’s why it’s important you learn the requirements that Transport Canada asks for to apply promptly. All…

The Best Destinations for Boating in Canada

Canada features great places for boaters to experience the great outdoors. If you are a boat owner, make sure you have the proper Canadian vessel documentation onboard. Doing so will make it just that much more rewarding to see Canada by boat.  You should have a pleasure craft license (PLC) and registration onboard to make…

Buying a Boat in Canada to Travel the World: A True Story

Sailing is one of humanity’s most desired activities since someone crafted something that could float on water. But what about living out of it? Before that, learn about buying a boat in Canada and read this amazing experience to see if it is what you have been looking for your whole life. It could really…

How To Use Your Canadian Vessel During The Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has had impacts far and wide across Canada. Even simple tasks like taking your Canadian vessel out on the water call for safety precautions in light of the virus. Fortunately, for boaters, being outside and on the lake is one of the safer activities that can be done as we all push…

How To Rename A Boat Legally In Canada

Though certain seafaring superstitions would deem renaming your boat bad luck, sometimes it needs to be done. If you are going this route, understanding how to rename a boat legally is important. Maybe the boat you recently purchased has a name that means something to the previous owner but doesn’t hold much weight with you.…

Getting Transcripts And Historical Research For Canadian Vessels

Purchasing a boat is a sizable financial commitment. As with any investment, it is wise to do your due diligence when buying a boat, be it a small pleasure craft, a large yacht, or a commercial vessel. If you are in the market for a used boat, this is especially true. You want to know…

Importing a Vessel into Canada: A Basic Guide

In case you are a non- Canadian resident and want to enter Canada through international waters, you must learn the right way to do it. Importing a vessel into Canada can be achieved by complying with the authorities’ requirements to do so. This guide provides information on the temporary importation and retention of foreign vessels…

Canadian Vessel Documentation and Safe Boating in 2021/2022

Are you planning on taking your family and friends out for one last boating hurrah in 2021? Do you plan on ringing in the new year 2022 on the water? There’s nothing like being out on the Canadian waters, no matter the temperature. That said, in the winter, it behooves all boaters to take extra…