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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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Powerboats include sailboats operating under engine power.

Powerboat with one all-round white light and red and green sidelights
One all-round white light and sidelights meet the navigation light requirement for powerboats less than 12 metres (39.4 feet) in length (Rule 23).
Powerboats with one masthead light, sternlight, and red and green sidelights
One masthead light, red and green sidelights, and one sternlight meet the navigation lights requirement for powerboats less than 50 metres (164 feet) in length (Rule 23).