of appropriate size for each person on board
at least than 30 m (98’5”) long
Two (2) SOLAS lifebuoy, of which:
- one (1) is attached to a buoyant line at least 30 m (98 ’5”) long; and
- one (1) is equipped with a self-igniting light
Lifting harness with appropriate rigging
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”).
Twelve pyrotechnic distress signals, not more than six of which are smoke signals.
At least six pyrotechnic distress signals, not more than three of which are smoke signals,
if there is also a means of two way electronic communications on board (i.e., cell phones, satellite phones, VHF, 406 MHz personal locater beacons, or EPIRB).
- Flares are not required for a pleasure craft that:
- Is operating on a river, canal or lake in which it can never be more than one (1) nautical mile (1.852 km) from shore;or
- Has no sleeping quarters and is engaged in an official competition or in final preparation for an official competition.
and at least 50 m (164’1”) of cable, rope or chain in any combination
that meets the requirements set out in the Collision Regulations
Note: pleasure craft over 20 m (65’7”) in length require a whistle (horn), and a fitted bell.
that meet the requirements set out in the Collision Regulations
that meets the requirements set out in the Navigation Safety Regulations
- See Part 2 of the Regulations if your pleasure craft was built before July 1, 2002
- See Part 3 of the Regulations if your pleasure craft was built on or after July 1, 2002
One (1) 10BC fire extinguisher at all of the following locations:
- at each access to any space where a fuel-burning cooking, heating or refrigerating appliance is fitted;
- at the entrance to any accommodation space; and
- at the entrance to the machinery space.
One (1) power-driven fire pump
located outside the machinery space, with one fire hose and nozzle that can direct water into any part of the boat
Two (2) axes
Four (4) buckets
Note: Transport Canada recommends that each bucket have a capacity of at least 10 litres.
is required under certain conditions
What exactly must be carried depends on the type and size of boat