Personal Lifesaving Appliances
1. One (1) Canadian-approved personal flotation device or lifejacket of appropriate size for each person on board
2. One (1) buoyant heaving line at least than 30 m (98’5”) long
3. Two (2) SOLAS lifebuoy, of which:
4. Lifting harness with appropriate rigging
5. 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”).
6. One (1) watertight flashlight
7.Twelve (12) Canadian-approved flares of Type A (Rocket Parachute), B (Multi-Star), C (Hand), or D (smoke signals)
Vessel Safety Equipment
8. One (1) anchor and at least 50 m (164’1”) of cable, rope or chain in any combination
9. Bilge-pumping arrangements
10. Sound-signalling appliances 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.
11. Navigation lights that meet the requirements set out in the Collision Regulations
12. One (1) magnetic compass that meets the requirements set out in the Navigation Safety Regulations
13. One (1) 10BC fire extinguisher at all of the following locations:
14. 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
15. Two (2) axes
16. Four (4) buckets
Note: Transport Canada recommends that each bucket have a capacity of at least 10 litres.
17. One (1) radar reflector is required under certain conditions