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 15 m (49’3”) long
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”).
4. One (1) watertight flashlight
5. Six (6) Canadian-approved flares of Type A (Rocket Parachute), B (Multi-Star) or C (Hand)
Note: Flares are not required for a pleasure craft that:
Vessel Safety Equipment
6. One (1) manual propelling device
One (1) anchor and at least 15 m (49’3”) of cable, rope or chain in any combination
7. One (1) bailer or manual bilge pump
Note: A bailer or manual water pump is not required for a pleasure craft that cannot hold enough water to make it capsize or a pleasure craft that has watertight compartments that are sealed and not readily accessible.
8. One (1) sound-signalling appliance that meets the requirements set out in the Collision Regulations
9. Navigation lights that meet the requirements set out in the Collision Regulations
Note: Navigation lights are only required if the pleasure craft is operated after sunset, before sunrise, or in periods of restricted visibility (fog, falling snow, etc.).
10. 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 sea marks (navigation marks).
11. One (1) 5BC fire extinguisher if the pleasure craft is equipped with a motor
12. One (1) 5BC fire extinguisher if the pleasure craft is equipped with a fuel-burning cooking, heating or refrigeration appliance
13. One (1) radar reflector is required under certain conditions