Whilst many of the provisions relate to Power boats (power-driven vessels as they are called in the rules), some key extracts of theINTERNATIONAL REGULATIONS FOR PREVENTING COLLISIONS AT SEA, 1972 relate to Paddleboarding. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list, nor a legal opinion. Our aim is to make people aware of some of the provisions which apply from the regulation in the interest of keeping our waterways safe.Read More
Tips, Tricks & More
Tips, tricks and other useful information on Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP) in lakes around Squamish (predominantly Brohm and Alice Lake), in Howe Sound and the local rivers.
Filtering by Category: Law
Transport Canada, like the United States Coast Guard, classifies Stand Up Paddleboards as human powered vessels when they are being used for navigation. When being used within the surf zone for surfing activities these requirements are not in force. When undertaking a trip or circuit such as a group crossing or solo outing, this is considered navigation.Read More