About the Study Guide

This Online Study Guide has been approved by Transport Canada strictly on the basis that it meets the requirements of the Standard for Pleasure Craft Operator Card Testing over the Internet (TP 15080E) and the Boating Safety Course and Test Syllabus (TP 14932E). This approval does not represent confirmation of authorship by the course provider. Feel free to look around, but you’ll need to register to begin progress toward getting your Pleasure Craft Operator Card

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  • Keep your pleasure craft tied to the dock while you warm up the engine.
  • Make sure everyone on board is seated and wearing a lifejacket or PFD.
  • Check the direction of the wind and current.
  • Check that the engine is running properly and the departure area is clear of traffic. Then begin to cast off.