Criminal Code of Canada

Maintaining Your Boat

Maintaining your Boat There’s nothing more enjoyable than a day on the water. Don’t let it get spoiled by a breakdown. As a responsible boater, you should always plan ahead and properly maintain...

Towing Rules and Regulations

Towing Towing a water-skier, wakeboarder, kneeboarder or other towable device requires the use of a spotter. A spotter is a person who observes the person being towed at all times. The spotter notifie...

Boating and Alcohol Laws in Canada

Boating and Alcohol in Canada Boating under the influence is still a serious issue on Canadian waterways. In fact, boating under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs is still a factor in approximate...

Aids to Navigation

An important part of the BOATsmart!® online safe boating course is understanding aids to navigation. These are the system of buoys and markers that assist a boater in determining their position...

Canadian Boating Laws

Looking to go boating in Canada? It’s your responsibility to stay up-to-date on the laws and requirements that are required when operating a boat. These regulations change from time to time, but don...