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LaHave River Yacht Club: ‘A Hidden Treasure’

Located 12 kilometres south of the Town of Bridgewater, on the West side of the picturesque LaHave River, is the LaHave River Yacht Club. “It’s a hidden treasure, it really is,” said Barry Rofihe, who has been a member of the LaHave River Yacht Club since 1960. ” It’s a great little club. Friendly, not white tablecloth dining by any stretch of the imagination. The food has always been good with great service and wonderful people to chat with. It’s a very friendly place to ...

Ben Eoin Yacht Club and Marina Getting Ready for Another Great Summer

Plans are well underway for another great summer of boating and sailing at the Ben Eoin Yacht Club on the Bras d’Or Lake in Cape Breton. “I think this summer will be similar to last year,” said Commodore Ray Campbell. “We had a great summer last year and I think we will have a great summer this summer. I think the claws of uncertainty have been removed.” The claws of uncertainty that Campbell is referring to is COVID-19. “We are very fortunate our members are more than ...

Spirit of Boating and Comradery Strong at Dartmouth Yacht Club

Above photo: Vessels lay berthed at one of the docks at the Dartmouth Yacht Club. Contributed photo. It is all about boating, be it by motor or sail, at the Dartmouth Yacht Club. “The spirit of boating together is strong at the Dartmouth Yacht Club,” said Commodore Steve Snider in an interview. “I find when people go through the gates, there’s no pretences. It’s all boaters together.” Located in Wright's Cove on the eastern shore of Bedford Basin, the Dartmouth Yacht ...

Armdale Yacht Club: Keeps Sailing Tradition Alive

Nestled at the head of Halifax Harbour’s Northwest Arm on historic Melville Island is the Armdale Yacht Club (AYC). Founded in 1937, the Club is home for approximately 150 boats, boosts around 300 members, provides berthage for visiting yachts, has a thriving Learn to Sail program and usually a full schedule of social and sporting events. While this year will be different because of COVID-19, “members are very optimistic about the boating season since the bubble has been expanded to ...

Royal Kennebeccasis Yacht Club: A Vibrant Part of the N.B. Boating Scene

For more than 120 years the Royal Kennebeccasis Yacht Club (RKYC) in Saint John, N.B. has been a vibrant part of the boating and social scene on the Saint John river system. Located at the intersection of the Kennebecasis and Saint John rivers in Brothers Cove, the RKYC has recently upped its game when it comes to marine service capabilities. “We have the best equipment in the area,” said manager Rob Ash, including a 75-tonne travel lift “which can lift any boat in the area,” and ...