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Regatta cancelled this year, AGM postponed to fall

June 10, 2021 The BNIA board has decided that it would be prudent to postpone the Annual General Meeting, normally held the last weekend in July, and instead hold it virtually, as we did last year, in mid-October at a date and time to be determined. Furthermore, given what we know – or don’t know ...

Water levels have dropped

May 10, 2021 If you head up to your Georgian Bay cottage later this month, you may get a pleasant surprise in the water levels department. A relatively dry winter without much ice cover on Lake Huron has led to a noticeable decline in water levels.  BNIA members and local marinas ...

Follow the BNIA on Instagram

May 10, 2021 Hi, I'm Katie Pointner and I'm the new face behind the BNIA Instagram account this year, as well as a serving on the boating committee. I am based in Toronto and grew up spending my summers in Bayfield Inlet, exploring and adventuring around our beloved Georgian Bay. Follow @thebnia ...

Let’s make Georgian Bay plastic-free!

Jan. 29, 2021 Georgian Bay Forever has a multi-pronged project that builds on their Divert and Capture Program, called Diversion 2.0. The program aims to change behaviour around waste and plastic pollution and to reduce the amount getting into the environment. An exciting component includes ...

Renew your BNIA membership for 2021

January 1, 2021 Membership fees for 2021 are now due and should be paid as soon as possible: $80 for full members or $30 for associate members. NEW: Membership renewal is now self-serve on our website — see the detailed instructions here. You can pay your dues online (with a credit ...

The guy who disposes of old docks in Bayfield

July 8, 2020 Ted Simmonds has removed 15 abandoned docks in Bayfield Inlet this summer, with five more still to come, plus any others that we learn about. That’s an astounding amount of volunteer work, with great benefit to our local environment because of Styrofoam that is properly disposed of, instead ...