BOATsmart! Canada Launches New Website

BOATsmart! Canada launched a new website in January, at

With less than four months left until boating season, up to eight million Canadians are now facing a crunch to get their Pleasure Craft Operator Card by the spring of 2010. “We listened to our customers and have greatly improved,” said BOATsmart! Canada President, Cameron Taylor. “We reduced the signup time, made it easier for supervisors to register and increased overall functionality.”

The consequences of not having a pleasure craft operator card include a minimum $250 fine. Expectations are that spring 2010 will mark a significant increase in the number of fines being issued.