If you’re a boater in Canada, you will want to download the free Discover Boating Safety app.
Indispensable to the Canadian boater, it features everything you need to ensure a safe and fun time on the water, no matter where or how you go boating. An interactive and easy to use source of information, it covers a range of regulations, guidelines and best practices that make being prepared easier so you can focus on fun.
- Be Prepared! Use our interactive checklists to make sure you have everything you need onboard in working order before you are underway.
- Plan Your Trip! Check your equipment, check your weather forecast, know your signals and know your destination. It’s easy, and smart!
- Reference Guide! Filled with useful boating tips, and everything from PFDs to visual references for navigation buoys and more, this section is full of info you will reference regularly.
- Emergency! Just in case, we’ve got contact numbers for Search and Rescue, RCMP, most municipal marine police units, as well as some basic emergency procedures.
Most content in this bilingual app is easily accessible whether or not you have access to the internet when you’re on the water.
With a little preparation on land, you can get prepared to boat safely, allowing you to focus on having fun and making memories to last a lifetime.
Boat safely from port to port.