Drive A Boat Canada

Service: Safe Boating Courses

Record #: CWD8972
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2023
Last Full Update: 15 Mar 2021


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, email or call 1-833-322-2628.

Service Details

Hours Vary, call for details
Areas Served Muskoka District ; Parry Sound
  • 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 Call or email
Languages French - Reception, Website, Programs
Fees Service

Address and Location

Located In Community Gravenhurst
Address & Map
1097 Lakeshore Dr
Gravenhurst, ON
Canada 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, Toll free
Fax 705-687-9970
Primary Contact Marc David, Agent
Mailing Address 1097 Lakeshore Dr 
Gravenhurst, ON 
Canada P1P 1R2

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