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OFFICIAL PLEASURE CRAFT OPERATOR CARD

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STANDARD $49.95 ONE-TIME FEE. FAMILIES SAVE UP TO 35%. FREE RETRIES INCLUDED.
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GO BOATING TODAY

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Get Your Pleasure Craft Operator Card Today. Be On The Water In Just A Few Hours.

We’ve been making smart boaters for over 10 years, and we’re proud to be Canada’s leader in boating safety. Take your official Pleasure Craft Operator Card Test online now and be certified for life. Your BOATsmart! Card never expires.

TRUSTED COAST-TO-COAST

TRANSPORT CANADA APPROVED

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Recognized and approved by Transport Canada. Your BOATsmart! Card is valid across Canada and in more than 40 U.S. states.

Canadian Boating License Requirements

ALL AGES
ALL ENGINE SIZES
ALL BOAT TYPES

Official & Approved

A Pleasure Craft Operator Card* (PCOC) proves that you’ve obtained the knowledge to safely operate a motorized pleasure craft on Canada’s waterways.

If you, or any of your family members operate a motorized watercraft, you need your Pleasure Craft Operator Card now. This federal law applies to all operators of motorized watercraft regardless of age, length of boat or engine horsepower – including electric trolling motors and sailboats equipped with engines. It’s the law.

Boaters who fail to carry a Pleasure Craft Operator Card* can be fined a minimum of $250 by any officer of the peace.

BOATsmart! is Canada’s largest Transport Canada Accredited Course Provider. We’re trusted by more Canadians to obtain their Pleasure Craft Operator Card and we’re proud to be Canada’s Boating Educator.

Accredited By Transport Canada
1-800-267-6687
Tower C, Place de Ville, 330 Sparks Street
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0N8
http://www.tc.gc.ca/eng/marinesafety/debs-obs-menu-1362.htm

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WATCH, LISTEN + LEARN

ANYWHERE, ON ANY DEVICE. PERFECT FOR ALL AGES.

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Our animated and narrated Boating Safety Course puts you in the captain’s seat. Designed by boaters for boaters, it’s perfect for all ages. Study from your Mobile, Tablet or Desktop and switch between devices at any time.

Start now and study at your own pace.

Take the boating license course on a smartphone or tablet or laptop
BOATsmart! online boating license course can be taken on a smartphone, tablet or laptop
Take the boating license course on a smartphone or tablet or laptop

DESIGNED FOR YOU

PROUD TO BE THE BOATER’S CHOICE. 100% DESIGNED BY BOATERS FOR BOATERS.

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SATISFACTION GUARANTEED

“EXCELLENT SUPPORT! Leila responded within minutes of my note being sent with very clear, concise instructions in direct response to my query, Highly unusual level of customer service these days and most refreshing.”

A. Paulley

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WELCOME TO THE CLUB

IT’S ABOUT MORE THAN A BOATING LICENSE. IT’S ABOUT YOUR TIME. OUT ON THE WATER WITH FRIENDS AND FAMILY. CREATING UNFORGETTABLE MOMENTS OUTDOORS.

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Automatically Track Your Progress
EMPOWERED TO BOAT WITH CONFIDENCE.

Nothing is better than getting out on the water. We’re here to help you get there with confidence. Let’s do it!

EVERYTHING INCLUDED

PLUS A WHOLE LOT MORE

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BOATsmart!’s Standard One-Time Fee of $49.95+Tax includes the Transport Canada Approved Boating Safety Course and Canadian Boating License, plus a whole lot more.

24/7 ACCESS

Learn at your own pace from home. No supervisor required and we’ll automatically track your progress.

PRINTABLE TEMP CARD

Print an official temporary card immediately when you pass. Be legal today.

UNLIMITED RETRIES

Free unlimited test retries are included. Don’t stress. You’re guaranteed to pass.

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LIVE SUPPORT

Call, chat or email 7 days a week, 365 days a year. We’re here to help.

Boating equipment discount with your BOATsmart! Card
SAFETY GEAR DISCOUNTS

BOATsmart! Cardholders get exclusive Boat Safety Gear Discounts.

Marine insurance discount for BOATsmart! card holders
BOAT INSURANCE DISCOUNT

Save up to 25% on best-in-class recreational boat insurance. Exclusive for BOATsmart! Cardholders.

Boating license knowledge base always available to all boaters
KNOWLEDGE BASE

We’re there for you beyond the boating course. Access the BOATsmart! Knowledge Base at any time.

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FREE REFRESHER LESSONS

Lifetime animated and narrated refresher lessons are included so you can keep up-to-date.

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NISSAN WHOLESALE PRICING

BOATsmart! Cardholders automatically get no-haggle, wholesale pricing on all Nissan vehicles.

YOU’RE IN THE MOMENT

STUNNING MOTION AND COLOUR PUT YOU RIGHT IN THE CAPTAIN’S SEAT.

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STUDY & SAVE TOGETHER

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BOATsmart!® Exclusive — Families can save up to 35% off the Pleasure Craft Operator Card Test when they register together. Remember, the Canadian boating license isn’t just for dad or your regular captain, its super smart for the whole family to get certified.

  • 1 Online Course
  • 1 Boat License
  • 1 Happy Boater
  • 2 Online Courses
  • 2 Boat Licenses
  • 2 Happy Boaters
  • 3 Online Courses
  • 3 Boat Licenses
  • 3 Happy Boaters

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CANADA’S BOATING COURSE

TRUSTED AND RECOGNIZED FROM COAST TO COAST.

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We’ve been making smart and safe boaters for over 10 years. And we’re proud to be boaters too.

The BOATsmart! card is good for life and valid in all Canadian provinces including Ontario, Quebec, British Columbia (BC), Alberta, Manitoba, Nova ScotiaNew Brunswick, PEI, Saskatchewan, Newfoundland, Nunavut, Northwest Territories, and the Yukon.