The Brockville Yacht Club - Brockville, Ontario
N 44° 35.109 W 075° 41.269
18T E 445399 N 4937097
Quick Description: Brockville's Local Yacht and Sailing Club
Location: Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 8/28/2011 4:05:29 PM
Waymark Code: WMCECF
The Brockville Yacht Club is located on the St. Lawrence River in Brockville Ontario at the gateway to the Thousand Islands. With a harbour accomodating over 130 boats, the Yacht Club is a major hub of boating traffic and enjoys an active membership consisting of sailors, power boaters and boating enthusiasts. Brockville itself is a city of 22,000 people with an especially vibrant array of attractions throughout the year.
BYC is located in the heart of downtown Brockville within walking distance of virtually every service a boater could need. Restaurants, parks, and shops are all within easy reach and many of Brockville's most popular attractions are close by.
The Brockville Yacht Club offers an impressive array of services for members, reciprocal clubs and non-members, including a large harbour with 5 ton crane, workshop, hall and lounge space, sailing school and bar that serves lunch in the summer hours. Club facilities can be rented for weddings and other functions during the season.
I learned how to sail here as a youth, well I tried, never got real good at it and have been to many functions here. Perhaps the most interesting part of the club is the summer race series. They have many different classes of boats racing and it's a blast to watch from the shore. It's all part of living on the St Lawrence River and the club takes advantage of it's great location. so if you come by in the summer and can take in an evening race, you'll enjoy it immensely.
*Some information gathered from the BYC webpage.
Address of Facility:
3 St Paul Street, Brockville, Ontario
Clear overhead clearance at ramp for mast: yes
Good trailer/rig parking: yes
Good dock alongside of ramp: yes
Overnight docking available: no
Good staging area for rigging boat: yes
Clubhouse facilities: yes
Racing committee at facility: yes
"On the hard" trailer/boat storage: yes
Website of Club: [Web Link]
Fees: Not Listed
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