How to Change the Name of Your Boat and More

A vessel’s name is important. Often, it’s very important to the vessel owner. Sure, there are owners who just name their vessel the first thing that comes to mind or something they heard that name, but usually it’s something that a person has thought about for a long time. The name can have a deep,…

About the Small Vessel Registry

At first glance, the “Small Vessel Registry” may sound odd. It almost seems like something out of a kid’s movie. Like, the Registry for Small Vessels where all of the tiny boats go. In reality, this registry is for certain vessels in Canada. Not all vessels have to get this kind of registration, in fact,…

Better Understanding Documentation for a Canadian Vessel

Having the proper documentation for a Canadian vessel makes boating that much more enjoyable. When a boater lacks a Canadian registry certificate, the fear of being stopped by the authorities is always going to be in the back of their mind. Once the boater has the right documentation, they can just enjoy the simple pleasure…

Provisions of a Provisional Certificate for a Vessel in Canada

“Form 9 – application for provisional certificate of registry” can sound very confusing. When someone first buys a new boat, they usually can’t wait to use it. Whether it’s for fun with the family or to get their business off the ground, the last thing anyone wants to do is take more time to do…

The Transport in Canada: Private Boat Charter vs. Join in Tours

  The concept of join in tours is built around affordability. There are a lot of people who would love to get a taste of the boating experience but cannot afford private charters. Take note that this is different from boat sharing. Boat sharing is a peer-to-peer boat sharing agreement between the boat owner and…