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

Learn More Register for the Course

A watertight flashlight is a useful electric distress signal at night. You can use it to flash the international SOS distress signal (dot dot dot dash dash dash dot dot dot) in case of an emergency. Make sure to check your flashlight’s batteries before every outing on the water.

Watertight flashlight with SOS signal