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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Compliance notices use these symbols.

  • A person symbol indicates the maximum number of persons.
  • A suitcase symbol combined with a person symbol (and an outboard engine symbol, when applicable) indicates the maximum gross load.
  • An outboard engine symbol indicates the maximum horsepower.
Compliance notice for outboard vessel, 6 metres or less in length
Sample compliance notice for an outboard-powered vessel 6 metres (19.7 feet) or less in length
Compliance notice for inboard or stern drive vessel, 6 metres or less in length
Sample compliance notice for an inboard-powered or stern drive-powered vessel 6 metres (19.7 feet) or less in length
Compliance notice for pleasure craft more than 6 metres in length
Sample compliance notice for a pleasure craft more than 6 metres (19.7 feet) in length