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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You’ve completed the material in Unit 4 of the online boating safety course!

You should now:

  • Understand a pleasure craft operator’s responsibility to his or her passengers.
  • Understand the responsibility all boaters have to the environment.
  • Be able to anchor correctly.
  • Know how to operate in historic canals and in locks.
  • Understand the effects of tides and currents on boats.
  • Understand the importance of compasses and charts.
  • Be able to operate a PWC safely and courteously.
  • Know how to avoid propeller strike injuries.