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Boater's wake swamps kayaks

The boat sped by at such a high rate of speed that its wake flipped the kayaks
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Police are seeking the driver of this Sun Ray boat. Supplied.

Kayaking and paddle boarding have exploded in popularity on area lakes and rivers and police are warning boaters to be respectful of them when passing.

Huntsville OPP say a woman called and complained that on Sunday at around 1:30 p.m. she and her family were kayaking in the lake of Bays area on Oxtongue River when a blue Sunray bow rider with five people on board passed them at such a high rate of speed that its wake flipped the kayaks.

Police want to speak to the owner of the boat and is asking anyone with any information to contact the detachment. 

The kayaker managed to get a photo of the boat as they were leaving the area. (see above).




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