Free Digital Publications for Boaters

Safe Boating Guide – PDF

Boat Notes – Your Guide to Boating Safety – PDF

Chart 1: Symbols, Abbreviations and Terms

Other CHS Publications

The Canadian Aids to Navigation System 2022 – PDF 
CANS Horizontal map (8.5 x 11)
CANS Vertical map (8.5 x 14)

Notices to Mariners (available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week)

Environment Canada Publications

RBR-2 – Technical Requirements for the Operation of Mobile Stations in the Maritime Service

Small Vessel Regulations

Collision Regulations,_c._1416/

Boaters and Marine Mammals – Safety and Stewardship

Plastics Pollution – Sustainable Boating in Canadian Waterways

Protecting Our Waterways Environment

Green Boating Guide

Wave Height Forecast Great Lakes