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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As provided in the Canada Shipping Act, 2001, an operator involved in a boating accident must:

  • Stop his or her pleasure craft at the scene of the accident and…
  • Assist the other boat and anyone injured or in danger from the accident, unless doing so would seriously endanger his or her own boat or passengers and…
  • Stay with the other boat until assistance is no longer needed and…
  • Give, in writing, his or her name, address, and pleasure craft identification (including the owner’s name and address) to the operator of the other boat involved in the accident.