Power Boats over 12m and up to 24m (39’4″ – 78′ 9″)

Minimum Safety Equipment Requirements

The following list outlines the minimum safety equipment required on
Power Boats over 12m and up to 24m (39’4″ – 78′ 9″). You may want to bring more equipment based on your type of boat, your activity and the current and forecasted weather and water conditions. You can review the equipment you must carry
aboard your boat and get specific information about each piece.

PERSONAL LIFESAVING APPLIANCES
One (1) lifejacket or PFD for each person on board.
One (1) reboarding device

(See Note 1)
One (1) buoyant heaving line at least 15 m (49’3″) long.
One (1) lifebuoy equipped with a self-igniting light or attached to a buoyant line at least 15 m (49’3”) long
VISUAL SIGNALS
One (1) watertight flashlight
Twelve (12) flares of type A, B, C or D, not more than six (6) of which are of type D

(See Note 2)
VESSEL SAFETY EQUIPMENT
One (1) anchor and at least 50 m (164’1″) of cable, rope or chain in any combination
Bilge-pumping arrangements
NAVIGATION EQUIPMENT
One (1) sound-signalling appliance. Two required if the boat is 20 m and over that meets the applicable standards set out in the
Collision Regulations
Navigation lights

(See Note 4)
One (1) magnetic compass that meets the requirements set out in the

Navigation Safety Regulations

(See Note 5)

One (1) radar reflector

(See Note 6)
FIRE FIGHTING EQUIPMENT
One (1) 10BC fire extinguisher at all of the following locations:

• at each access to any space where a fuelburning cooking, heating or refrigerating appliance is fitted;

• at the entrance to any accommodation space; and

• at the entrance to the machinery space.

One (1) axe
Two (2) buckets of at least 10 L each

NAVIGATION LIGHT AND SHAPE REQUIREMENTS

OPTION 1

• One (1) masthead light;

• Sidelights; and

• One (1) sternlight

OPTIONAL

A second masthead abaft of and higher than the forward one light

NIGHT ANCHOR

• One (1) all-round white light

OPTIONAL – Another all-round white light at or near the stern and at a lower level than the other light NOTE: You may use any available lights to illuminate decks

DAY ANCHOR

• One (1) ball

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