Pat's Boating in Canada
Buying & Selling your Boat
Selling your Boat?
Buying a Boat?
- Read about buying a boat - what it costs, fees, licensing, ownership, shared ownership, training.
"Buy a Boat with Confidence"
by Doug Dawson, life-long boater, writer for "Power Boating Canada Magazine" and "Canadian Yacthing", past president of the Ontario Marina Operator's Association (OMOA). Buy
online and save yourself time and money buying your next boat.
- Pleasure Craft Operator Card is required by everyone to operate a boat by September 15, 2009. Get the card today!
Why not study and take your test online at BOATEREXAM.COM? They've been helping Canadian boaters get the Card since 2000.
- Required safety equipment for a boat
- Boat names - pick out a good one for your new boat! Then...
- Taxes and fees involved in owning a boat, HST adds costs for boating.
- Canadian Boating Statistics: ownership, drownings, accidents, economic impact
"Old Boat Brochures"
- Read about a particular brand of boat before you buy. Doug Dawson (author of book below) has thousands of boat brochures at nominal cost online.