Navigation rules save lives.
Did you know human error is the cause of most boating accidents? Even the most experienced seafarer can encounter vessels with unsafe practices. Expect the unexpected, keep a vigilent watch and follow navigation rules to avoid collisions on the water.
Watch NSCC’s free boating collision prevention videos and educate everyone on-board to navigate safely and keep watch.
Review marine terminology to apply Transport Canada’s navigation rules.
Risk of collision
Check out how to the assess risk of collision using tools available on-board.
Action to avoid collision
Explore correct actions to take to avoid collision by situation.
Learn how to apply navigation rules for vessels crossing paths.
Responsibility between vessels
Discover which vessel has right of way, based on type of vessel and activity being undertaken.
Navigation lights Learn to read navigation lights and their arcs of visibility for safe navigation.