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2024 AGM & Regatta

AGM: Saturday July 13, 2024, 11am @ Martin Island

Regatta: Saturday Aug. 3rd, 2024, 10.30am @ Baines Cottage

IN MEMORIAM – Bob Bothwell

It is with profound sadness that we let you know that Bob Bothwell passed away on September 24th in Hope Hospice, Bonita Springs Florida. He was 84 years old.

The Bothwells are a corner stone of the Manitou Association and we will all miss Bob immensely.

Further details will be outlined in an obituary.  Wishing peace, comfort, courage and love to the Bothwell family and to all Manitous at this time of loss.

2023 Manitou Regatta Champions!!

Thank you Ian & Nancy Baines for once again hosting our Manitou Regatta, to all that participated, officiated, attended, and helped make a successful feast and BBQ!

CONGRATULATIONS to the Tupholme/Ellenzweig family for their win!

Iron City Fishing Club Art Sale – Wed. Aug. 2nd 1.15pm – CLICK HERE to view details

Our very own Jessica Bromley Bartram and Karen Walsh will be displaying their art along some other local artists. If you are up on the Bay and available please contact Karen ( and she can assist putting boat-pools together.

Photo of - 2023 Dates reminder!

2023 Dates reminder!

See Events link for AGM & 2023 Regatta (dates & locations)

Manitou Regatta 2022!

Thank you Ian & Nancy Baines for hosting our Manitou Regatta 2022, to all that participated, officiated, attended, and helped make a successful feast and BBQ!

CONGRATULATIONS to the Drayton's for their win!

Thank you Zixi for this great video compilation! Check it out!

Swim for GBF

Please use the link below to donate:Click Here

This summer Alan Harman and Chris Galberg are doing an open water swim out at the Western Island. We are donating and raising funds to Georgian Bay Forever.  

"Georgian Bay Forever is a charity dedicated to scientific research and public education on Georgian Bay's aquatic ecosystem. 

Our mission is to protect, enhance, and restore the aquatic ecosystem of Georgian Bay by funding accredited research on water levels, water quality, and ecosystems; by educating the public and governments on issues regarding the environmental protection, conservation, the safety and preservation of the water and the natural features of the Georgian Bay area of Ontario; and by enhancing the public's appreciation for their environment."

Manitou Needs a VP & GBA Director

Reminder: Manitou Association needs a new Vice President. This position is not currently filled. Contact Hal Martin or to inquire.

GBA Director: GBA often has one volunteer director from each association where possible. Manitou is up to refill a GBA Director position. Contact Jamie Drayton or to inquire.

Township of Archipelago 2021 Councillor’s Report

2021_ToA councillor's report July 21Download

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