1. One (1) Canadian-approved personal flotation device or lifejacket of appropriate size for each person on board
Note: A personal flotation device or lifejacket carried on board a human-powered pleasure craft operated in whitewater must be inherently buoyant.
2. One (1) buoyant heaving line at least 15 m (49’3”) long
3. One (1) reboarding device
Note: A reboarding device is only required if the vertical height that must be climbed to reboard the pleasure craft from the water is over 0.5 m (1’8”).
Only required if the pleasure craft is over 6 m
4. One (1) watertight flashlight
5. Six (6) Canadian-approved flares of Type A (Rocket Parachute), B (Multi-Star) or C (Hand)
Note: Flares are not required for a pleasure craft that:
Vessel Safety Equipment
6. One (1) bailer or manual bilge pump
Note: A bailer or manual bilge pump is not required for a pleasure craft that cannot hold enough water to make it capsize or a pleasure craft that has watertight compartments that are sealed and not readily accessible.
8. Navigation lights that meet the requirements set out in the Collision Regulations
9. One (1) magnetic compass
Note: A magnetic compass is not required if the pleasure craft is 8 m (26’3”) or less and is operated within sight of seamarks (navigation marks).
10. One (1) radar reflector is required under certain conditions