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For us to continue to have the opportunity to freely share the rivers and lakes, we all need to respect the waterways we have and be conscious of the aftermath when you pass another boater or a parked boat(s) on the shore. One thing every boater needs to be conscious of is their wake.
Did you know that it's a requirement in Canada to have your pleasure craft licensed if it's over 10 hp? Transport Canada has made it so user friendly to do your licensing, all online. - Apply for a new pleasure craft licence. - Transfer a previously Canadian licensed pleasure craft to their name. - Update information (change of address; telephone number, contact information, as well as any changes made to the boat); and - Request a duplicate copy of their pleasure craft licence Registering is free to do, but the penalty for not having it completed is a $ 250...
Is your boat starting to shudder and rev up? Are you losing power? Are you struggling to get on plane? The culprit is probably a blocked intake grate.
Here’s a few pointers to get you back on the water