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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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Carbon monoxide poisoning - slow speed or idling

Slow Speed or Idling causes carbon monoxide to accumulate in the cabin, cockpit, and rear deck.

Carbon monoxide poisoning - station wagon effect

Station Wagon Effect causes carbon monoxide to accumulate inside the cabin and cockpit if you are operating the pleasure craft at a high bow angle, if there is an opening that draws in exhaust, or if protective coverings are used when the pleasure craft is underway.