Free Digital Publications for Boaters

Safe Boating Guide – PDF 
https://tc.canada.ca/sites/default/files/migrated/tp_511e.pdf

Boat Notes – Your Guide to Boating Safety – PDF
Boat_Notes_En_May-2016_CPS_Web

Chart 1: Symbols, Abbreviations and Terms 
https://www.charts.gc.ca/publications/chart1-carte1/index-eng.html

Other CHS Publications
https://www.chs-shc.gc.ca/publications/index-eng.html

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) 
http://www.notmar.gc.ca

Environment Canada Publications
http://ec.gc.ca/meteo-weather/default.asp?lang=En&n=A1A5E6A7-1

RBR-2 – Technical Requirements for the Operation of Mobile Stations in the Maritime Service
http://www.ic.gc.ca/eic/site/smt-gst.nsf/eng/sf01011.html

Small Vessel Regulations
http://laws-lois.justice.gc.ca/eng/regulations/SOR-2010-91/

Collision Regulations
http://laws-lois.justice.gc.ca/eng/regulations/C.R.C.,_c._1416/

Boaters and Marine Mammals – Safety and Stewardship
https://mersociety.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/11/BoatBlue_MERS_latest-1.pdf

Green Boating Guide
http://www.bucksuzuki.org/current-projects/green-boating/green-boating-guide/

Wave Height Forecast Great Lakes
https://weather.gc.ca/marine/marine_bulletins_e.html?Bulletin=fqcn83.cwto