The Canadian Safe Boating Council is in the business of promoting safe and responsible boating throughout Canada

Activities - We welcome your participation

Results - Boaters are learning to reduce risk, increase pleasure

How Can you participate:

As a Member - Proud to support CSBC

As a Sponsor - Serious Supporter of CSBC

As a Volunteer - Unlimited Participation Opportunity

For Media - Join the CSBC Media Safe Boating Team (under development)

Thank you for supporting safe and responsible boating

5 Key Steps to Safer Boating

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Wear Your Lifejacket

Legally you must carry one on board, appropriately sized for each passenger. But don’t just carry it, WEAR IT.

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Boat Sober

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.

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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.

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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.

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Be Cold Water Safe

Cold water is a significant risk. Learn how to protect yourself.