FREE Boating Safety Equipment Checks!

June 13, 2024

A successful check provides reassurance that your boat complies with Transport Canada’s safety standards. It ensures that in case of an emergency, you will have the required equipment onboard to help save lives or provide assistance.

Upcoming 2024 Courtesy Checks

June 15- Collins Bay Marina, Kingston, ON

June 15 – Mimico Cruising Club, Etobicoke, ON

June 15, Marina Grandes Milles, Grandes-Piles, QC

June 16, Marina St Jean des Piles, Shawinigan, QC

July 18 Marine Mr B, Saint-François-du-Lac, QC

Additional dates and locations will be posted here. Contact our National Coordinator, Jerry Powers to host and event at your club or marina.

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