Personal Lifesaving Appliances
1. One (1) Canadian-approved personal floatation device or lifejacket of appropriate size for each person on board
Note: A personal floatation device or lifejacket kept on board a human-powered pleasure craft, operated in whitewater must be inherently buoyant.
2. One (1) buoyant heaving line at least 15m (49’3”) long
3. One (1) reboarding device
Note: A reboarding device is only required if the vertical height that must be climbed to reboard the pleasure craft from the water is over 0.5 m (1’8”).
Note: Flares are not required for a pleasure craft that:
Vessel Safety Equipment
6. One (1) bailer or manual bilge pump
Note: A bailer or manual bilge pump is not required for a pleasure craft that will not hold enough water to make it capsize, or a pleasure craft that has watertight compartments that are sealed and not readily accessible.
7. One (1) sound-signalling appliance that meets the applicable standards set out in the Collision Regulations
8. Navigation lights for human-powered pleasure craft that meet the requirements set out in the Collision Regulations
9. One (1) magnetic compass
Note: A magnetic compass is not required if the pleasure craft is 8 m (26’3”) or less and is operated within sight of seamarks (navigation marks).
10. One (1) radar reflector is required under certain conditions