Ready to teach your family, friends and neighbours about boating safety?
Now’s your chance!
Statistics have shown that 82% of those who drowned in boating incidents were not wearing PFDs and they might have lived if they had been wearing their PFDs.
Learn about provincial/federal regulations on boating & alcohol. Learn the effects environmental stressors can have on their perceptions/senses on the water.
Learn about what safety equipment you need to have with you on your boat. Learn how to prepare for your trip on the water.
“Rules of the Water” and the Canadian Buoy system, including the legal/government markers on navigable waterways and the private markers on smaller waters.
Learn the 1-10-1 rule, educate on your options if you do fall into the water, thermal protection as an individual or as a group.
Learn about the required and good to have safety equipment for small boats. Be prepared for an adventure on the water, no matter what size of vessel.
Scouts Mackenzie River – Reference Sheet