The Vessel Operation Restriction Regulations (VORR) regulate the operation of small vessels on specific bodies of water in Canada.
These regulations may :
For instance, a body of water may be restricted to only non-powered boats, such as canoes and sailboats. It is the operator’s responsibility to be familiar with the waterways in which they boat and know the location of these restrictions (posted and unposted) and follow them.
Some provinces have adopted speed limits of 10 km/h within 30m of the shoreline. This speed limit applies in Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and the inland waters of British Columbia and Nova Scotia. This limit is in effect whether it is posted or not.