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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If your vessel is more than 6 metres (19.7 feet) in length:

  • The compliance notice will not have any recommended safe limits. However, these pleasure craft can become unstable if overloaded. You should refer to your boat’s manufacturer for guidance and use good judgment when loading and operating the pleasure craft.
  • It will have a compliance notice for either a pleasure craft or a non-pleasure craft. Each type of compliance notice must indicate if the craft was built to the construction requirements for a pleasure craft or a non-pleasure craft.