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South Bruce OPP charge Boater after Long Weekend Lake Huron Patrol

A 41-year-old Kincardine resident was charged under the Canada Shipping Act for not having required equipment on-board.

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The South Bruce OPP found a vessel that was lacking required safety equipment patrols of the waters of Lake Huron over the long weekend.

In the incident a 41-year-old Kincardine resident was charged under the Canada Shipping Act.

Examples of required equipment includes lifejackets or personal floatation devices, reboarding device, buoyant heaving line, a manual bilge pump as well as flares.

What is required to carry varies by vessel and vessel length.

You can download the Safe Boating Guide in advance of departure online.

https://tc.canada.ca/sites/default/files/migrated/tp_511e.pdf