A sudden fall into cold water will trigger you to GASP. If your head is underwater,your first GASP might be your last!Read More
COVID-19 has changed almost everything and that includes boating. To reduce pressures on rescue personnel and resources, you have to be more independent.Read More
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With warmer water, hotter days and many enjoying fun in the sun on their boats, it is the perfect time to remind Canadian boaters about the risks of drinking and boating.Read More
On average 60% of Canadian boaters who drowned did so in water fewer than 10 degrees C. Cold Water Awareness teaches the dangers and how to survive cold water.Read More
If one of your annual post Labour Day rituals is to pull the boat and put it away for the winter, you’re missing out on a spectacular fall boating season.Read More
Wear Your Lifejacket
Legally you must carry one on board, appropriately sized for each passenger. But don’t just carry it, WEAR IT.
Boating under the influence of alcohol, recreational drugs or prescription narcotics, is illegal, irresponsible and potentially deadly. Leave any such substances until you return to the dock.
Take a Boating Course
The law requires that anyone operating a power-driven boat must have a Pleasure Craft Operator Card OR other accredited proof of competency and it must be carried on board.
Be Prepared - You and Your Vessel
Ensure your boat has all the required safety gear and sufficient fuel. Be sure the weather is suitable for your vessel’s capabilities.
Be Cold Water Safe
Cold water is a significant risk. Learn how to protect yourself.