Drive A Boat Canada

Safe Boating Courses

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Description
Transport Canada Accredited Safe Boating Course provider. Course can be taken online or be held at a Drive A Boat facility, an organized group's location of choice.

Course topics:
  • water safety rules
  • terminology
  • hypothermia
  • distress signals
  • buoys
  • markers
  • navigation lights
  • locks
  • licensing
  • fueling
  • flooding and capsizing
  • pre-departure check list
  • trip plans
All power boat operators require a proof of competency (Pleasure Craft Operator Card) and must be carried on board at all times.

There are three options to obtain card:
  • online course
  • Challenge Test
  • Home Study Course and written test
To order a replacement card, email info@driveaboatcanada.ca or call 1-833-322-2628.
Eligibility
  • under 12 years of age - maximum power of motor is a 10 hp, unless accompanied and directly supervised by a person 16 years or older
  • at least 12 years of age but under 16 years - power of motor is a 40 hp, unless accompanied and directly supervised by a person 16 yrs old or older
  • under 16 yrs - prohibited from operating a personal watercraft such as a jet ski, wave runner, seadoo

Application Process
Call or email
Toll Free
1-833-322-2628
Fax
705-687-9970
Web Site
Visit Website
Email
info@driveaboatcanada.ca
Mailing Address
1097 Lakeshore Dr
Gravenhurst, ON, P1P 1R2
Canada
Languages
English, French - Reception, Website, Programs
Contact
Marc David, Agent
Fees
Service
Documents Required
No documents required
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(60) Commercial
Agency Information
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Copyright
Community Connection, 211 Central East Region Contact Centre
Last Updated On
March 15, 2021
Address
1097 Lakeshore Dr
Gravenhurst, ON, P1P 1R2
Cross street: Frank Miller Memorial Rte, Hwy 169 and Sunshine Ct
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Hours of Operation
Vary, call for details
Service Area(s)
  • Muskoka District
  • Parry Sound