Navigation Lights

Boat Navigation at Night

Boat Navigation at Night: Head-on Approach If you meet a vessel and see a green, red and white light, you are approaching another power-driven vessel head-on. In this situation neither vessel has th...

Navigation Light Requirements

Navigation Light Equipment There will be mornings when the water looks like glass and you’ll want to head out for an early fishing trip. Or, you may return from visiting a friend’s cabin after sun...

Boating in Restricted Visibility

Safe Operation in Restricted Visibility Boaters should take additional care when operating at night or during periods of restricted visibility such as fog, darkness or heavy rain. Remember: If you ar...

Navigation Equipment

Navigation equipment (like sound signals and navigation lights) are required on all boats in Canada. Their purpose is to attract the attention of other boaters and to aid with navigation on the water....

Safety Equipment Requirements by Boat Type

Boat Safety Equipment Requirements Different sizes and types of boats are required to carry different safety equipment. To understand the necessities for each watercraft, refer to the below charts for...