Do I Need To Be Vaccinated To Navigate to Canada?

From October 30 onwards, every single person who travels or works on federal public service and federal-regulated transportation services is required to be vaccinated. This applies to everyone boarding a Canadian vessel, be it a passenger or an employee. The Canadian federal government has established mandatory vaccination as of the ongoing COVID-19 worldwide pandemic to…

Your Qs Answered: Can a US Citizen Own a Registered Canadian Vessel?

Are you an American citizen hoping to register a vessel with the Canadian government? Do you have a Canadian vessel and are wondering whether to get it registered or to get a pleasure craft license? These are not small questions. These questions have always been important, but, in recent days in regards to the pandemic, borders,…

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…

A Quick Guide to Buying a Boat in Canada

There’s nothing more exciting than the prospect of buying a boat. After all, the maritime world will open up to you in all sorts of ways. Of course, buying a boat in Canada is a complicated matter, and one that you will need to put some thought into. Let’s take a closer look at what…

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…

How We Make Owning a Canadian Ship Easier

Peace of mind doesn’t have a numerical value. You can’t go to any store, online or otherwise, and say: “I’d like one peace of mind for my Canadian ship, please.” However, it’s hard to enjoy anything without peace of mind. That certainly goes for any kind of boat. Here at the National Vessel Registry Center…