OPP – Canoeing Safety

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Boaters: remember to have a lifejacket for each rider

by Stephannie Johnson, The Parry Sound Beacon Star – Friday, June 7th, 2013 – page 3A No life jacket charges – Police laid charges against a Norfolk County man after his boat was stopped on Whitefish Lake at 12:13 p.m. on June 1.  The 36-year-old was charged with no life jacket under the Canada Shipping Act. The same charges were laid on June 2 at 9:17 a.m. on … Read More

How to be a more respectful boater

As the summer boating season begins, many Muskokans may find their boating skills somewhat rusty. Before venturing out on to the water, we should all refresh ourselves on the rules of the road and how to be a more respectful boater. Three of the most frequent complaints that the Muskoka Lakes Association and other cottage associations receive each summer are: … Read More

Renters need to know the rules of the road

I applaud what you’re trying to do and I hope your efforts will lead to some much needed new regulations and better enforcement. There’s a real problem with boat and jet ski rentals and making sure the the renters know what they’re doing. I’ve seen a rental company delivering jet skis at our marina several times and they don’t appear … Read More

New PFD idea

We had some work done on our dock while the ice was still in. Everything is quiet and serene on the lake right now but the boating season will begin heating up as soon as the ice is out. We are starting to build lists and we’re anticipating another fun summer at the cottage. One of the things that made … Read More