Importing a Boat from Canada to USA During the COVID-19 Pandemic

If you are importing a boat from Canada to USA during the current pandemic, read all you need to know about the requirements to import a boat for personal use across the borders. Complying with documentation is important to get clearance when entering the United States waters. It can take quite some time and distance…

Reasons Why Canadian Vessel Registry is a Legit Option

Have you heard of Canadian Vessel Registry sites but wondered if maybe they aren’t on the “up and up?” Does it seem like there are a lot of sites out there that look like they’re built not to make it easier to register your Canadian vessel, but they’re built to make it easier to take…

Avoid Transport Canada’s Fines With the Proper Documentation

Are you unsure about whether to register your Canadian vessel or get a pleasure craft license? Do you think it’s something that you really don’t have to worry about? The truth is that getting this right is a priority. If you make the wrong decision, you could face steep, heavy fines from Transport Canada (as…

Canadian Vessel Documentation to Make Some Money With Your Vessel

Do you have a vessel that you don’t use all that often but are looking to make some money with? Has it felt like your vessel may not be all that large, but you’d like to bring some cash in by giving paid tours with it, that kind of thing? Folks all across Canada make…

Transport Canada Change of Address: How to Do It Properly

As a vessel owner, you know that every change needs to be notified in order to navigate both Canadian and international waters safely. Reporting Transport Canada a change of address is not necessarily difficult but there are a few details to keep in mind: Your vessel’s name Official number Port of registry Name of the…

Remaining On the Canadian Registry of Vessels When Things Go Awry

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…

What You Need to Know About Your 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?…

The Details of a Transport Canada Boat Transfer Explained

With most transactions you carry out, a receipt will often be enough to establish someone as the new owner of the item that was sold. However, when it comes to larger goods such as a home or a vehicle, there are certain administrative and official processes that will need to certify these changes in ownership.…

How to Licence a Vessel in Canada and What Vessels Need to Be Registered

Operating a boat in Canada, just like a car, needs to be done under certain legal and administrative circumstances. It’s important, after all, to know that those operating vessels are qualified to do so, and that the vessel itself is in order. Here’s how to licence a vessel in Canada and how to get a…