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Restriction Signs

Boaters should always be on the lookout for boating restriction signs. Failing to comply with a restriction (either posted or unposted) can result in substantial fines for the operator.

Vessel operation restriction signs may be green and orange or just orange in colour. The symbol on the sign indicates the type of restriction that applies. The signs come in five shapes, and the restriction applies in the direction indicated by the arrow. Signs that include the colour green contain special instructions such as time of day that the restriction applies to.

Some boating restriction signs include:



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