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ST JOHNS
BOATING LICENSE

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Ontario, Canada. K1A 0N8
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Study our Boating Course.
Study at your own pace.
Boating Course is free.

2

Pass the PCOC test.
Test is open book.
Retries are free.

3

Print your Temp PCOC.
Go boating right away.
We ship your PCOC for free.

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How do I get my boating license in St Johns?

To get your boating license in St Johns:

  • Study our free online boating course and pass the online test.
  • Print a temporary boating license (PCOC) at home and go boating straight away.
  • Your permanent boating license (PCOC) will be mailed to you within 48 hours.
  • Your boating license never expires and is valid to use nationwide.

Do I need a boating license in St Johns?

Yes. Anybody who operates a motorized boat or PWC in St Johns must have a proof of competency regardless of your age, engine horsepower or length of boat. The most common proof of competency in St Johns is a Pleasure Craft Operator Card (boating license). Proof of competency is basically a proof of boating education.

Failure to have your Pleasure Craft Operator Card with you when boating in St Johns could result in a fine of $250.

St Johns Boating License Course

Welcome to MyBoatCard.com, your one-stop shop for obtaining a boating license in St. John’s, Newfoundland. Whether you’re a seasoned sailor or a novice looking to hit the water for the first time, we’ve got you covered.

Obtaining a boating license is an important step in ensuring the safety of yourself and others while on the water. It also shows your commitment to responsible boating practices, which helps to protect our waterways and marine wildlife.

MyBoatCard.com’s online platform is easy to use and provides a convenient way to complete your boating license course and exam from the comfort of your own home. Our team of instructors is here to help you every step of the way, whether you have questions about the material or need assistance with the online course.

Exploring St Johns By Boat

Now that you know a little bit about the boating license, let’s talk about the best places to boat in and around St. John’s. The following are just a few of our favorite spots:

  • Quidi Vidi Lake: This picturesque lake is located just minutes from downtown St. John’s and is perfect for cruising or sailing. It’s also home to a number of annual regattas and boat races, making it a popular spot for local boaters.

  • Conception Bay: Located on the Avalon Peninsula, Conception Bay offers a variety of boating opportunities, from deep sea fishing to leisurely cruises along the coast. The bay is also home to a number of small islands and coves, providing plenty of opportunities to explore and discover hidden gems.

  • The Avalon Peninsula: The Avalon Peninsula is home to a number of bays, harbors, and inlets, making it a paradise for boaters of all kinds. From whale watching in Bay Bulls to exploring the picturesque town of Brigus, there’s always something new to discover on the Avalon.

No matter which of these options you choose, you’re sure to have a great time boating near St Johns. 

Staying Safe On The Water

So, whether you’re looking to cast a line, catch some waves, or just enjoy a leisurely cruise, there are plenty of amazing places to boat in and around St. John’s. And with a boating license from MyBoatCard.com, you’ll have the knowledge and skills you need to navigate the waters safely and responsibly. 

So why wait? Start your boating license journey today.

Go boating today!

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MyBoatCard.com® has been Canadas trusted provider of boating safety education since 1999. Our Transport Canada approved Pleasure Craft Operator Card is valid for use nationwide.

MyBoatCard.com® aims to provide the best value and educational experience to all Canadians. We also guarantee the fastest shipping in St Johns. We will manufacture and ship your card in under 48 hours.

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The 10 most common questions asked by boaters in St Johns.

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Do all boat operators in St Johns need a boating license?

Anybody who operates a motorboat in St Johns must have a Pleasure Craft Operator Card (Boating License) or other proof of competency, regardless of engine horsepower or age of the operator.

How do I obtain a boating license in St Johns?

You can obtain your St Johns PCOC by completing our free online boating safety course and passing the Transport Canada PCOC exam. When you have passed the online exam you can print your temporary PCOC and go boating right away. We will mail out your permanent pleasure craft operator card in under 48 hours.

Does my St Johns boating license expire?

The Pleasure Craft Operator Card never expires and is good for life! There are no annual fees. 

What age do I need to be to get a boating license in St Johns?

There is no minimum age for obtaining a Pleasure Craft Operator Card. As long as you are old enough to take the online boating safety course and pass the online exam you are old enough to get a boating license in St Johns. Remember, your boating license never expires!

Are there age and horsepower restrictions in St Johns?

In St Johns, horsepower restrictions apply to operators under 16 years of age. Youths less than 16 years of age may not operate boats in St Johns with motors over certain horsepower limits unless someone 16 years of age or older, and certified, is directly supervising them from inside the boat.

You must be 16 years of age or older to operate a PWC / jet ski in St Johns.

Is the St Johns boating license valid in all other Canadian provinces?

Your Pleasure Craft Operator Card (boating license) is valid in all Canadian provinces and territories.

What happens if I lose my St Johns boating license?

If you lose your boating license, simply give us a call on 1800 886 5303 to order a replacement card. We will send you a temporary card to print immediately so you can go boating right away. Your replacement PCOC will be shipped out to you within 48 hours.

What’s the St Johns boating safety course all about?

MyBoatCard.com’s official safety course has been approved by Transport Canada. The course provides you with the knowledge required to pass the Transport Canada PCOC exam and obtain your St Johns boating license. The course topics include boating basics, safety equipment, boat operation, rules and regulations and boating navigation rules. Best of all, MyBoatCard.com® provides the course for free.

Is the Transport Canada exam difficult?

MyBoatCard.com’s safety course covers everything you need to know to pass your online PCOC exam. The online PCOC exam is open book and consists of 50 multiple choice questions. The passing score is 75% (38 out of 50). If you fail don’t worry you can retake the exam after a 24 hour wait. Your one-time fee includes unlimited exam retries and unlimited access to the online course material.

How long does it take to receive my boating license in St Johns?

When you pass the online boating license test, you can print your Temporary Pleasure Craft Operator Card (PCOC) at home and go boating in St Johns right away. The temporary PCOC expires 60 days from the date you passed the test. MyBoatCard.com® will manufacture and ship your permanent PCOC within 48 hours. It should arrive at your St Johns mailing address within one week.

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MyBoatCard.com® is accredited by Transport Canada to certify boaters for their Official Pleasure Craft Operator Card. The boating card is good for life and valid in all Canadian provinces and territories including Ontario, British Columbia, Alberta, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland & Labrador, Nunavut, Northwest Territories and the Yukon.

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MyBoatCard.com® is Canada’s trusted provider of boating  safety education and has been Transport Canada approved since 1999.

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MyBoatCard.com® online boating safety course is fully mobile-friendly from start to finish. The course has been designed to work on your smartphone, tablet, laptop, or desktop computer.

MyBoatCard.com® automatically keeps track of your progress so you can study at your own pace.

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Transport Canada approved St Johns Boating Safety Course is free.
Take the course in your own time and risk free.

Other providers try to get you to pay upfront before you even have a chance to try out their course!

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MyBoatCard.com® is accredited by Transport Canada to deliver boating safety courses and administer tests for the issuance of Pleasure Craft Operator Cards, including replacement cards, under the Competency of Operators of Pleasure Craft Regulations.

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