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Required Boating Equipment

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Personal Watercraft (P.W.C.)

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  • one Government of Canada (Department of Transport) approved personal flotation device (PFD) or a lifejacket for small vessels of appropriate size for each person on board
  • one buoyant heaving line of not less than 15m in length
  • one manual propelling device (paddle or oars) OR an anchor with not less than 15m of cable, rope or chain in any combination. (This equipment is not mandatory if all people on the Personal Watercraft are wearing a Canadian-approved flotation device of appropriate size).
  • one bailer or manual water pump fitted with or accompanied by sufficient hose to enable a person using the pump to pump water from the bilge of the vessel over the side of the vessel. (This equipment is not mandatory if all people on the Personal Watercraft are wearing a Canadian-approved flotation device of appropriate size).
  • one Class 5BC fire extinguisher. (This equipment is not mandatory if all people on the Personal Watercraft are wearing a Canadian-approved flotation device of appropriate size).
  • a watertight flashlight or 3 Canadian approved flares of type A,B or C
  • a sound signaling device or a sound signaling appliance audible at distances of half a marine mile (0.93 km)
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