Canadian Pleasure Craft Licence Vs. Registration: Learn The Difference

Have you been unsure whether your vessel needs to be registered or you should get a Canadian pleasure craft license? Does it seem like there isn’t much difference between the two? The truth is that there are very large differences between them. In fact, you can only get one or the other, you can’t get…

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…

Should You Get Registration or a Vessel Licence in Canada For Your Boat?

One of the most common questions we receive from our users is whether or not they need to get a vessel licence in Canada. Now, those not in the know might think that it’s just like with cars: everyone needs a licence. However, that’s not the case at all. Unlike a car, a vessel needs…

Need Help Completing Your Pleasure Craft Licence Application?

Are you trying to ensure that your vessel is fully licenced before you take it out in the water? There are specific rules and regulations regarding the licensing of pleasure boats in Canada, and if you want to get through the process relatively smoothly, then you may need to find someone to help you process…

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…

Watercraft Licence in Canada No Matter How You’re Using Your Vessel

There are so many different things you can do with a boat in Canada. You could take it all around your local lake, bay, or even ocean area, enjoying everything to your heart’s content. Alternatively, you could decide that you want to use your vessel to make some money. You could maybe make some alterations…

Keeping Your Pleasure Craft Licence in Canada Afloat

Canadian vessel documentation can be complicated. Often, we have vessel owners call us and say something like: “I need to get my registration renewed.” It’s only after talking to them for a bit do we realize that when they say “registration,” they actually mean “licence.” Yes, they are two separate, wholly different things. Luckily, at…