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 the ownership of a licenced pleasure craft changes, the new owner:

  • Must apply to the Minister of Transport for transfer of the licence immediately.
  • May operate the pleasure craft for up to 90 days without a transfer licence.
  • Must carry proof on board to show his or her name and address and the date of the transfer of ownership.

An owner who changes his or her name or address must update the pleasure craft’s licence information. The owner:

  • May operate the pleasure craft for up to 90 days without an updated licence.
  • Must carry proof on board to show his or her new name or address and the date of the change.

These requirements may be found in the Small Vessel Regulations.