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Sail and powered pleasure craft over 9 m and up to 12 m (29'6"- 39'4")

sailboat

One Personal Flotation Device or Lifejacket

of appropriate size for each person on board

One  buoyant heaving line

at least than 15 m (49’3”) long

One lifebuoy 

attached to a buoyant line at least 15 m (49’3”) long

One 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”). 

One watertight flashlight

Twelve pyrotechnic distress signals, not more than six of which are smoke signals.

OR

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).

Note:

  1. 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.

One anchor

and at least 30 m (98’5”) of cable, rope or chain in any combination

One manual bilge pump or bilge-pumping arrangements

Note: A bailer or manual bilge 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.

One sound-signalling appliance or a sound-signalling device 

that meets the requirements set out in the Collision Regulations 

Navigation lights

that meet the requirements set out in the Collision Regulations

One magnetic compass

One 10BC fire extinguisher

if the pleasure craft is equipped with motor

AND

One 10BC fire extinguisher

if the pleasure craft is equipped with a fuel-burning cooking, heating or refrigeration appliance 

One radar reflector 

is required under certain conditions

What exactly must be carried depends on the type and size of boat

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