The Official Canada Boat Safety Handbook

Stay up to date with Canada laws governing boating and safe boat operation with the boating handbook of the Transport Canada.

Boat Canada: A Course on Responsible Boating eBook

Boat Canada: A Course on Responsible Boating eBook is the official boating handbook developed for the Transport Canada. The handbook introduces you to Canada laws governing boating and provides general information about safe vessel operation.

Use this handbook to familiarize yourself with steps to make all your boating outings safe and enjoyable. Remember, safety on Canada waterways is the responsibility of all boaters.

Topics include:

  • Vessel Basics
  • Navigation Rules
  • Nighttime Navigation
  • Emergencies
  • Personal Watercraft (PWCs)
  • Boating Laws and Regulations
  • Required Equipment
  • Skiing
  • And much more…