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For help answering these questions refer to the guidance notes in the sections 1 through 4.

1. Safety Procedures Yes N/A
1.1 Are all participants and passengers given a complete pre-departure safety briefing? (SVR 304, 307)    
1.2 For each voyage, is there a record onshore of the number of passengers and crew on board and the voyage to be undertaken? (SVR 305, 308)   This checklist item cannot be considered N/A.
1.3

If the water temperature is less than 15°C:

Do you have equipment onboard or established procedures to protect all persons onboard from hypothermia and cold water shock? (SVR 303, 306)
   
1.4 Are there procedures for safely operating the vessel, including dealing with emergencies? (CSA 2001, section 106)   This checklist item cannot be considered N/A.  
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2. Navigation Equipment Yes N/A
2.1 Is there onboard a sound-signalling device or sound-signalling appliance? (SVR 311)   This checklist item cannot be considered N/A.  
2.2

If the vessel is operated after sunset or before sunrise or in periods of restricted visibility (example fog):

Are the appropriate navigation lights on board?< /br> (SVR 311, COLREGS Rule 22 and 25)

   
2.3

If the vessel is more than 8 metres and navigating out of sight of seamarks:

Is there a magnetic compass on board? (SVR 311)
   
Comments:

3. Structural Strength and Stability Yes N/A
3.1 Does the vessel have adequate structural strength to safely carry out its intended operations? (SVR 601)   This checklist item cannot be considered N/A.  
3.2

Does the vessel have adequate stability to safely carry out its intended operations? (SVR 601)

  This checklist item cannot be considered N/A.  
Comments:

4. Safety Equipment Yes N/A
4.1 Does the vessel have adequate structural strength to safely carry out its intended operations? (SVR 601)   This checklist item cannot be considered N/A.  
4.2

Are all PFDs and lifejackets that are to be worn by a person less than 16 years of age inherently buoyant? (SVR 302)

  This checklist item cannot be considered N/A.  
4.3

If the vessel is used on class 3 or above waters: 
Is every person on board the vessel wearing a helmet of an appropriate size? (SVR 303, 310)

   
4.4

Is there onboard a buoyant heaving line of not less than 15 metres in length contained in a throw bag? (SVR 310)

   
4.5

Is there onboard a watertight flashlight? (SVR 310)

  This checklist item cannot be considered N/A.  
4.6

If the vessel is NOT more than 6 metres in length:

Are there onboard three pyrotechnic distress signals (flares, type A, B or C), other than smoke signals (type D)? (SVR 310 and 20)

   
4.7

If the vessel is more than 6 metres in length: 

Are there on board six pyrotechnic distress signals (flares type A, B or C), other than smoke signals (type D)? (SVR 310 and 20)

   
4.8

Is a first aid kit onboard? (SVR 309 and 8)

  This checklist item cannot be considered N/A.  
4.9

Is there onboard a bailer, a manual bilge pump or bilge-pumping arrangements? (SVR 311, 19 and 22)

  This checklist item cannot be considered N/A.  
4.10

If the re-boarding height from the water is greater than 0.5 metres (20 inches):

Is there a re-boarding device onboard? (SVR 310)

   
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5. Safety Equipment Yes N/A
5.1 Are you aware that it is prohibited to discharge an oil or oily mixture over board? (SVR 1002)   This checklist item cannot be considered N/A.  
5.2

Are you aware that it is prohibited to discharge noxious liquids (chemicals) over board? (VPDCR 67)

  This checklist item cannot be considered N/A.  
5.3

Are you aware that it is prohibited to discharge sewage over board?

(VPDCR 95)

   
5.4

Are you aware that it is prohibited to discharge garbage over board?

( CSA 2001 187, VPDCR 4)

  This checklist item cannot be considered N/A.  
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