SRVS Becomes CBP ROAM App For Boaters Traveling to U.S.


  The US Customs and Border Protection announced in August that the SVRS (Small Vessel Reporting System) will no longer be in service and float plans will no longer be accepted. Boaters can continue to report their arrival via the designated telephone reporting numbers or download the CBP ROAM (U.S. Customs and Border Protections’s Reporting Offsite… Read More »
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Port Credit In-Water Boat Show | August 24-26


The Port Credit In-Water Boat Show returns to Port Credit Harbour Marina in Mississauga, Ontario August 24-26. This local show is the one place where there is a wide variety of power and sail boats, both new & used for sale. If you are in the market for a boat, this is a great show to… Read More »

We need recycling options for boats before they’re abandoned


In November, 2017, Skippers’ Plan President Andrew Robertson, posted an article entitled New Abandoned Vessel Act Worth Watching. Sara Anghel, President of the NMMA, continues the conversation in this post below. There has been more attention lately on how to deal with abandoned vessels in Canada. Recently introduced federal legislation is a good step. The solution… Read More »

Sail Canada Member Benefits


If you are a member of a yacht club and that club is a member of Sail Canada did you know you are entitled to receive the Sail Canada endorsements at no additional cost?    The exclusive Sail Canada endorsements provide much more than that including : Regatta Expense Endorsement:  We will reimburse you for Regatta Expenses… Read More »

Boating Season Opens January 12, 2018


….At the Toronto International Boat Show There’s no better way to ring in the New Year and open the boating season than attending the Toronto Boat Show at the Enercare Centre, Exhibition Place – Jan 12-21. The show no longer uses the catch phrase – “Put some summer in your winter at the Toronto Boat Show”… Read More »
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