Antigonish Boat Club

A Volunteer Led, Membership Supported, Community Boat Club

Club News

We are happy to report that a temporary dock is now in place for the 2020 season whilst our main dock sections are refurbished. Enjoy!

To ensure our mutual safety, we must all continue to follow Provincial and Municipal COVID-19 restrictions while on the water and while on Club property. Please refrain from visiting the Club if you have any reason to believe you were exposed to the virus or if you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19. Our mutual commitment will keep the club a safe and enjoyable space for all members this season. Precautions while boating or paddling are outlined in Transport Canada's guidelines for pleasure craft operation.

Mobile Sailing School

Each year the Boat Club hosts Sailing lessons for youths aged 8 to 14, provided by Mobile Sailing School instructors. We regret to report that these lessons have been cancelled for the 2020 season. Hopes are high for 2021.

Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP)

The Club hosts ever-popular SUP lessons each summer. In light of public health orders these lessons are on hold. If available late summer, registration will be handled through the Town of Antigonish Recreation Dept.

Canoe and Kayak

The club is exploring options to host formalized paddling lessons during July 2020. Stay tuned for further details.

Small Craft Storage Building

With financial assistance from the NS Dental Association Community Grant, we will soon start construction of a ramp-side storage building for member's canoes, kayaks and stand-up paddle boards.

Boat Ramp

Under Construction - literally! But it works pretty well with just gravel so far. Heavy boats aren't recommended at this point.

Instructional Videos

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