Collision Regulations

Boating in Rivers, Canals, and Shipping Lanes

River Navigation Operating a pleasure craft or PWC on a river is different than operating on an open waterway. Boating in rivers presents its own unique hazards and conditions. Some rivers may exhibi...

Boating in Restricted Visibility

Safe Operation in Restricted Visibility Boaters should take additional care when operating at night or during periods of restricted visibility such as fog, darkness or heavy rain. Remember: If you ar...

Controlling your Boat or Personal Watercraft

Choosing a Safe Speed The Vessel Operation Restriction Regulations impose standardized speed limits and shoreline speed zones (usually local in nature) and the Collision Regulations specify that it i...

Right-of-Way

Boating Collision Regulations An important part of being a smart boater is realizing your right-of-way when you’re out on the water. The Collision Regulations govern the rules that prevent collisi...