All Canadian residents operating a power-driven boat on Canadian waters (except for Nunavut and the Northwest Territories) need to carry proof of competency.
A Pleasure Craft Operator’s Card does not expire and therefore is not called a licence. Only a PCOC is required to legally operate a motor-powered boat on Canadian waters.
Sail Canada has certified Pleasure Craft Operator Card instructors who will teach you all you will need to know to pass the Transport Canada test.
You have three options:
We have professional instructors offering courses in your area right now.
An online course and exam is now being offered by the Canadian Power and Sail Squadron – a CYA partner.