Drive A Boat Canada

Service: Safe Boating Courses

Description (Service) Transport Canada Accredited Safe Boating Course provider. Course can be taken online or be held at a Drive A Boat facility, an organized group's location of choice. 
Course topics: 
  • water safety rules 
  • terminology 
  • hypothermia 
  • distress signals 
  • buoys 
  • markers 
  • navigation lights 
  • locks 
  • licensing 
  • fueling 
  • flooding and capsizing 
  • pre-departure check list 
  • trip plans
All power boat operators require a proof of competency (Pleasure Craft Operator Card) and must be carried on board at all times. 
There are three options to obtain card:  
  • online course 
  • Challenge Test 
  • Home Study Course and written test
To order a replacement card, contact us at or at 1-833-322-2628.
Service Details
Hours Vary, call for details
Areas Served Muskoka District ; Parry Sound
Eligibility * under 12 years of age - maximum power of motor is a 10 hp, unless accompanied and directly supervised by a person 16 years or older 
* at least 12 years of age but under 16 years - power of motor is a 40 hp, unless accompanied and directly supervised by a person 16 yrs old or older 
* under 16 yrs - prohibited from operating a personal watercraft such as a jet ski, wave runner, seadoo
Application Online, call or email
Languages English ; French - Reception, Website, Programs
Fees Service
Address and Location
Located In Community Gravenhurst
Address & Map
1097 Lakeshore Dr
Gravenhurst, ON P1P 1R2
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Intersection Frank Miller Memorial Rte, Hwy 169 and Sunshine Ct
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 1-833-322-2628
Fax 705-687-9970
Primary Contact Marc David, Agent, Head Office
Alternate Contact Jennifer Weightman, Agent