Watch Your Wake


August 2020 – Safe Quiet Lakes hosted a webinar with Transport Canada about Signs and Buoys (YouTube; 1 hour)

July 2020 – Safe Quiet Lakes hosted a webinar with the Muskoka Lakes Association on the subject of wakes, speed and noise (YouTube; 30 minutes)

waterskiingWatch Your Wake: Click below to read the document, provided with permission from FOCA members Pike Lake Community Association in Tay Valley Township, via the Lake Networking Group in Eastern Ontario. We encourage you to share the information with other interested groups. This is a timely reminder about being courteous and safe on the water, and a great example of grassroots “R and D” and sharing good information within the waterfront community!

Watching Your Wake (pdf; 5 pages) – please credit FOCA and the Pike Lake Community Association (2013)

Additional Resources:

Visit Safe Quiet Lakes for more information on  “wake etiquette” and safe & responsible boating

5 Keys to a Calm lake –  and Neighbours (Cottage Life blog)

Wakeboarding (pdf; 2 pages) – Have Fun While Making the Right Choices (Lake of the Woods POA)

Boat Right, Be Polite (2005) (pdf; 2 pages) Fact Sheet  (Lake of Bays Association)


Michelle LewinWatch Your Wake