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Question re Regulations on Free Anchorage in a Harbour in Ont. Can.?
Is there anyone out there who can help me confirm a rumour I have been told. I was told that if nautical charts show an anchorage area in a harbour in Ontario,Canada, that you can anchor a boat there for free up to 30 days, then if you wanted to continue to do it, legally you would need to relocate the boat to a different anchor in the same vicinity. In Parry Sound Harbour on Georgian Bay of Lake Huron there used to be an anchorage area shown on old charts. Supposedly it is not shown now, however it may still exist and I might need to do some digging to confirm it with what ever authorities. I understand that there may be some confusion between federal, provincial, and municipal governments on who has jurisdiction over this as well. I notice this type of free mooring is prevalent in Port Sydney near Huntsville, and near Orillia on Lake Simcoe. Your thoughts on this would be appreciated.