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Being the smallest province in Canada, but surrounded by the Gulf of St. Lawrence, Northumberland Strait and many other bays and bodies of water, Prince Edward Island is nevertheless not to be neglected for those who want the ultimate in sport fishing and other on-water adventures!
Take the motor boat out onto any of these waterways and you are sure to enjoy the experience of a lifetime, whether it is hooking a deep sea fish or setting out on these waters of Prince Edward Island to spot a whale, porpoise and even one of the many curious seals that are bobbing their heads in the water.
Prince Edward Island also boasts North Lake and South Lake on which you can jet-ski, waterski and sail the pontoon or houseboat to view the beauty of Prince Edward Island, but remember that you must have proof of competency like the Pleasure Craft Operator Card when operating any motorized watercraft in Prince Edward Island, be it equipped with any type and size of motor and regardless of your age.
It's the law, in Prince Edward Island and the rest of Canada!
You can either call us at 1-800-607-2329, or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to find if you got your card through our school (aceboater.com or Canadian Safe Boating School). If you are sure that we issued your card, just order your new Pleasure Craft Operator Card online.
You may use the guide as an aid while you study online. You may also consult it while taking the final test (open-book exam). We strongly recommend that you purchase our printed version of our safe boating guide at the same time as the online course and exam. We will mail it to you, shipping included. Order your printed study guide online.
There is no minimum age for taking the exam to obtain the pleasure craft operator card (PCOC), but some restrictions may apply even if you have your boating license:
Even a child who gets the card at age 10 is not required to retake the course at age 16. The card is good for life.
A free online study guide for PEI is available through Aceboater.com. It is the ideal reference guide for those who simply want to brush up on their knowledge.
Aceboater has devised a comprehensive boater practice test for any boaters who wish to check their knowledge or understand their level of comprehension. The test is very well structured and you can try it as often as you wish. TRY our boating license practice test NOW!
In PEI, you need a pleasure craft license if you are driving a boat with an engine of 10hp or more. A Pleasure craft license (not to be confused with the boating license) is a unique identification number which must be displayed on both sides of the bow. Get more info on the pleasure craft license.
The way to transfer boat ownership in PEI is the same as for every other province in Canada. To transfer a licence to your name in Prince Edward Island, you must submit the following documents:
For more information on transferring a boat in BC go to Buying or selling a boat in BC.
The Canadian Register of Vessels is the official register of all registered or listed vessels, vessels under construction and bare-boat charters. It contains information on each vessel, such as ownership and mortgage details, vessel characteristics, such as tonnage, construction material and type. Get more info about boat registration in Prince Edward Island.