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Do you need a boating license to rent a boat in Canada?

Rental Boat Safety Checklist

Rental Boat Safety Checklist

Proof of competency in Canada can take one of three forms:

A Pleasure Craft Operator Card

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A Rental Boat Safety Checklist

Those without previous proof of competency that rent a pleasure craft fitted with a motor will be required to complete a rental boat safety check list, and carry on board the co-signed section of the Check List as proof of competency for the duration of the rental.

A written proof of having successfully taken a boating safety course

Carrying on board written proof of having successfully taken a boating safety course prior to April 1, 1999 can be used to demonstrate proof of competency.

Non-Residents of Canada

Non-Residents of Canada Non-residents may demonstrate proof of competency by providing proof of competency from their own country or by completing a Rental Boat Safety Checklist